Tag Archives: Movie Reviews

Short Review Roundup – MonsterVerse Movie Edition

Everybody’s got to have a potential cinematic universe.  Some are more welcome than others.  I grew up watching Godzilla movies on Saturday mornings.  I am not about to complain about a Godzilla reboot in an age of CGI riches.  We … Continue reading

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Short Review Roundup – MCU Movie Edition

Growing up I was a Spider-Man and X-Men fan.  My comic book collection consists of three boxes at this point.  There are only a few scattered comics featuring the various Avengers.  I haven’t been a dedicated fan of the MCU.  … Continue reading

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Russian Superhero Movie “Guardians” is a Bad Movie that is Good Fun

Remember that wild-ass trailer for a Russian superhero movie with a werebear?  The good news is that you can stream a dubbed version for free with Amazon Prime.  The bad news is that it isn’t a good movie.  The other … Continue reading

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Robin Hood (2018) Is Made By and For People Who Think History Is Lame

You’ve seen the trailer.  You knew that the latest Robin Hood movie was going to be bad.  It was certain to play loose and fast with the mythology and the history.  That could, in theory, still result in a damn … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday (early): Dracula (1931 Movie Version)

I didn’t like the 1931 movie version of Dracula nearly as much as I did the 1931 movie version of Frankenstein.  Perhaps it is because, while I do have distinct memory of watching the 1931 Frankenstein as a kid (long … Continue reading

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Short Review Roundup – Movie Edition, part 4

It has been awhile since I’ve done one of these.  So long, in fact, that I am pretty sure I watched all of these movies before no-angel was born, and she is six months old now.  But I haven’t been … Continue reading

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Tolkien 101: Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings Trilogy (extended editions)

I’ve seen Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy many, many times.  But this was a different experience.  My first time watching them after rereading the books, perhaps since their release.  My first time watching them after watching Jackson’s execrable … Continue reading

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