Tag Archives: Movie Reviews

Short Review Roundup – Movie Edition, part 2

I haven’t done a great job at getting to the movie theater lately, but I did go see War for the Planet of the Apes.  Dawn of the Planet of the Apes I had to watch so I could watch … Continue reading

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Thor: Ragnarok is fun, but let’s not get carried away

I swear I am going to write a short review again one day.  tl;dr version: Thor: Ragnarok is very funny at times but too uneven, sometimes veering into camp.  The visuals are gorgeous and bonkers, at least as pictures—full Jack … Continue reading

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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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