Tag Archives: Movie Reviews

2017 Dragon Awards Ballot

The Dragon Awards, associated with massive multi-media con DragonCon, are in their second year.  Unlike the Nebulas, which limit voting to SFWA members, and the Hugos, which limit voting to WorldCon members, the Dragon Awards open voting to anyone interested.  … Continue reading

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Short Review Roundup – Movie Edition

I don’t watch many movies, but I’ve been doing alright lately.  And not just King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.  I caught Wonder Woman and Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 in the theater.  You can blame my wife for … Continue reading

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Summer of Conan: The Next Conan Movie Should Look More Like Mad Max

We deserve another Conan movie.  One that is more 1982 Conan the Barbarian and less Conan the Destroyer or 2011 Conan the Barbarian.  (I posted short reviews of the three Conan movies last week.) Making a good Conan movie brings … Continue reading

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Big Read: The Dark Tower Movie

After a short hiatus, the Dark Tower Big Read returns!  As more of a Big Watch, really, since this post is a review of the Dark Tower movie.  I only made it through two of the books before the movie … Continue reading

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Summer of Conan: The Conan Movies

Conan has been given the silver screen treatment three times.  There was also a TV adaptation that I missed, as much as you can miss that sort of thing from what I hear.  Two of the movies starred Arnold Schwarzenegger.  … Continue reading

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Iron Man is a Villain – Spider-Man: Homecoming

Iron Man?  Iron Man is a damn villain.  The bad guy in Spider-Man: Homecoming only broke bad after Stark used his political influence to screw him out of a city contract.  Peter Parker is basically motivated by the fact that … Continue reading

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Review of King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

So is King Arthur: Legend of the Sword exactly what you were expecting from a Guy Ritchie take on Arthurian legend?  Well, I guess that depends on what you were expecting.  It’s not quite Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels … Continue reading

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