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‘Starship Troopers’ May Be A Satirical Anti-Fascist Movie…But It’s Still Horrible

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I have tremendous respect for Paul Verhoeven.  The man made two of the best science-fiction films ever:  Robocop and Total Recall.  Those films helped define my childhood*.  The first was an over-the-top satirical… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Logan’ (Second Opinion)

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Read Slam Adams’ review here!   Plot:  It’s 2029 and the world is empty of mutants.  Former member of the X-Men Logan (Hugh Jackman), lives in a small hideout just over the Texas/Mexico… Continue reading

In Memorium: Bill Paxton 1955-2017

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In a shocking development over the weekend, character actor Bill Paxton, died suddenly at the age of sixty-one due to complications from a post-stroke surgery. An actor in such hits as Titanic, Twister,… Continue reading

WTF Is Going On With Warner Bros. and the DCEU???

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  Have you ever seen this classic scene from The Simpsons: As a DCEU enthusiast (please don’t read that as a Marvel hater) my interest has always been geared more towards that camp… Continue reading

My Oscar Predictions! Who Should Win and Who Will Win

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Ah it’s finally here!  Oscar time!  The one night of the year where the toast of Tinseltown come together to butter each other up, drink, and get rewarded with exorbitant gift baskets. Also… Continue reading

Movie Review: LA LA LAND

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Plot:  Mia Dolan (Emma Stone) is a young barista trying to make it in Hollywood as an actress.  One night while walking home after her car is towed, she chances to walk into… Continue reading

5 Star Wars Spin-Offs I’d Like to See

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  With the acquisition of all things Star Wars by the House of Mouse a few years ago, the worm officially turned.  Up until that point, fans had resigned themselves to Revenge of… Continue reading

This Year’s Oscar Snubs And Surprises And 5 Reasons Why The Academy Awards Piss Me Off

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Well it’s that time of year again for the movie industry:  awards season.  BAFTA, the Golden Globes, the SAG Awards, and even The People’s Choice Awards.  And of course the most prominent one: … Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Live By Night’

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Plot:  Based on the novel by Dennis Lehane, Live By Night tells the story of Joe Coughlin (Ben Affleck), a WWI vet, outlaw, and son of a prominent police superintendent.  When Joe falls… Continue reading

My Top 10 Favorite Ridley Scott Films

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      Although audiences won’t be privy to Ridley Scott’s next film for another few months, in recent days we’ve been exposed to two outstanding trailers that the talented director is associated… Continue reading