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1990s: The ‘Dark Time’ of X-Men Comics

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For the past few years I’ve been reading through the X-Men comics. All of them. New Mutants, Excalibur, X-Factor…every title that existing in order of publication. This wasn’t planned. I’d read the comics… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Oliver & Company’

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I didn’t see this movie when it came out. I’m not sure I’ve seen it yet. I think we watched it before Wreck-It Ralph and I forgot to write about it. I’m not… Continue reading

Weirdest Concepts Behind Great Horror Movies

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Sometimes the best horror movies, the ones that get under our skin and leave us flinching at shadows, are the ones with the strangest ideas behind them. If you do a double-take after… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Wreck-It Ralph’

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This movie holds a special place for our family. It’s one of the first movies Joshua saw and got really into. Alan Tudyk, who plays a lead role in this movie, was also… Continue reading

The Disney Marathon: ‘Mulan’

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Last week we covered an older, more obscure part of the Disney oeuvre, an attempt to broaden the cultural diversity in their output. Now we’re jumping forward to more recent efforts where they…well…did… Continue reading

The 3 Weird Retro Games I Never Played as a Child

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When I was a younger person in the past century I developed a strong interest in point and click adventures. This is a genre that appeared early in the timeline of gaming which… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘The Three Caballeros’

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Of the 13 movies we’d already covered on this list, this is the one you’re least likely to have seen. It’s a collection of shorts tied together through exploring South American culture and… Continue reading

The MCU Needs to Go Smaller

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We have an unusual amount of breathing room in the ongoing Marvel Cinematic Universe. There’s no current TV shows and this is the longest stretch between films since The Incredible Hulk and Iron… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Tangled’

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Ok, look…there’s a coronavirus out there. We can’t leave our homes. Of course we’re going to watch a movie about a girl who can’t leave her house in the land of Corona. For… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Lodge’

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Director: Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala Cast: Riley Keough, Jaeden Martell, Lia McHugh, Richard Armitage, Alicia Silverstone Plot: A pair of young siblings are spending the week leading up to Christmas at an isolated… Continue reading