Tag Archives: Movie Reviews

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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Throwback SF Thursday: Frankenstein (1931 Movie Version)

I lived for Saturday mornings when I was a kid.  Not for the cartoons, although I watched those.  No, the reason I got up early on Saturday mornings and ran to the road to grab the paper was so I … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Review of The Legend of Tarzan

To my knowledge, I had never watched a Tarzan movie.  Never read a Tarzan book.  Never read a Tarzan comic.  Never heard a Tarzan radio drama (or any radio drama, to be honest).  Never watched a Tarzan TV show.    Which … Continue reading

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Review of Captain America: Civil War

Truth be told, I wasn’t that excited about Captain America: Civil War.  Not that I’m not a huge fan of the first two Captain America movies—they may be #1 and #2 if I were to rank the MCU movies—but I’m … Continue reading

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