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Keep Calm and Geek On

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  Passion in life is essential. It drives us, gets us up in the morning, helps us survive our boring or depressing jobs, and enhances our day-to-day existence. The Merriam-Webster dictionary’s first entry for… Continue reading

WTF Hollywood??? Let ‘Ghostbusters 3’ Die Already!

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  Although my Mom says that the first movie I ever saw in the theater was E.T., I have no clear memory of Elliott and his band of friends.  No, for me the… Continue reading

6 Ways George R. R. Martin and ‘Game of Thrones’ Changed Fantasy Forever

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    ******WARNING NOVEL AND TELEVISION SHOW SPOILERS BELOW******* For most people August 6, 1996 was probably of no great significance.  People mourned the 51st anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing, went to work, watched television,… Continue reading

WTF Hollywood??? Don’t let Disney Destroy the Star Wars Expanded Universe!

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  After the disappointment that was the Star Wars prequels, I was absolutely over the Endor moon with the announcement of Disney’s Lucasfilm acquisition.  I’ve always felt that Star Wars isn’t something that needs to be restricted… Continue reading

A Case for a Reboot: Indiana Jones

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  I’m sure at this point some of you have may already be enraged by the title alone.  “Blasphemy!  For shame Darth Gandalf!  How could you possibly think about rebooting Indiana Jones???  Harrison Ford… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Noah’ (2nd Opinion)

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  Plot:  From Oscar nominated director Darren Aronofsky, Noah is a reimagining on the epic Biblical tale.  Noah (Russell Crowe) is a simple God-fearing man who lives off the land and takes care of… Continue reading

WTF Hollywood??? Stop stuffing the zombie genre down our throats!!!!

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There’s an old saying in Hollywood about sequels which goes something like, “keep makin’ um until they stop making money.”  Anyone who’s familiar with the recent Saw or Paranormal Activity franchises can probably… Continue reading

Review: ‘Robocop’

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Plot:  In the year 2028, global syndicate OmniCorp is the worldwide leader in military combat protection.  Their advanced robotic warriors such as ED-209 have made the world a safer place–or though they would… Continue reading

The Night The Oscar Died

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For the most part, awards ceremonies have never particularly interested me.  The Grammys?  Sorry I don’t care to see Lady Gaga in a meat suit or Kanye West shouting who’s the greatest of… Continue reading

A Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman

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It seems too often in life that great artists leave the world too soon.  James Dean, Freddie Mercury, and Jack Kerouac are just a few names that spring to mind.  Sadly I can… Continue reading