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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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Throwback SF Thursday: Hellboy is Totally Pulp

He likes it that way.  The whole “lonely hero” thing. The other day, with my wife out of town and having set aside my work at the early hour of 8pm, I was looking for something to watch.  I would up … Continue reading

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Logan is Wolverine Boiled Down to his Essence

Logan is, without a doubt, the best X-Men movie yet.  And that’s counting Deadpool.  It’s the first nine (!) movies boiled down to their essence.  The two actors and characters at the heart of the movies—Hugh Jackman/Wolverine and Patrick Stewart/Professor … Continue reading

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Non-Spoiler Review of Star Wars: Rogue One

To be perfectly honest, I wasn’t amped up about Rogue One.  Not even after how much I loved The Force Awakens.  I had a confidence in the production company’s ability to make a Star Wars film I lacked after the … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1994)

The 1980s were the best of the times and the…well, mostly they were the best of times.  Then the 90s came.  And they weren’t bad either, all peace dividends and dot.com booms after kids in the 80s defeated the Soviet … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Monster Squad

Van Helsing totally blew it.  Thankfully, within a hundred years would come a time when kids were better at anything, including hunting monsters.  In a hundred years would come—the Monster Squad. Eminently, eminently, quotable, although it may not be quite … Continue reading

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