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My Digital Conversion Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Downloads

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When I graduated high school eighteen years ago I was already a full-fledged movie fanatic.  I was raised on Luke Skywalker, Peter Venkman, Marty McFly, William Wallace–and my parents of course.  And as… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Armada’ by Ernest Cline

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Plot:  Set in Oregon in Spring 2018, Armada follows the story of eighteen year old Zack Lightman.  A fatherless high school student raised by his mother, Zack suffers through the last few months… Continue reading

Why Do Star Wars Fans Hate Ewoks So Much?

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  With Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens mere months away (still doesn’t seem real to me) I can’t help revisiting the original trilogy. If time permits I hope to re-watch the… Continue reading

I Welcome Judgement: True Detective Season 2 Episode 8 “Omega Station”

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Dramatis Personae Colin Farrell as Detective Raymond Velcoro, Vinci Police Department Vince Vaughn as Frank Semyon criminal and entrepreneur Rachel McAdams as Detective Antigone “Ani” Bezzerides of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department Taylor Kitsch as… Continue reading

I Welcome Judgement: True Detective Season 2 Episode 7: “Black Maps and Motel Rooms”

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Dramatis Personae Colin Farrell as Detective Raymond Velcoro, Vinci Police Department Vince Vaughn as Frank Semyon criminal and entrepreneur Rachel McAdams as Detective Antigone “Ani” Bezzerides of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department Taylor Kitsch as… Continue reading

I Welcome Judgement: True Detective Season 2 Episode 6 “Church In Ruins”

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Dramatis Personae Colin Farrell as Detective Raymond Velcoro, Vinci Police Department Vince Vaughn as Frank Semyon criminal and entrepreneur Rachel McAdams as Detective Antigone “Ani” Bezzerides of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department Taylor Kitsch as… Continue reading

I Welcome Judgement: True Detective Season 2 Episode 5 “Other Lives”

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Dramatis Personae Colin Farrell as Detective Raymond Velcoro, Vinci Police Department Vince Vaughn as Frank Semyon criminal and entrepreneur Rachel McAdams as Detective Antigone “Ani” Bezzerides of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department Taylor Kitsch as… Continue reading

I Welcome Judgement: True Detective Season 2 Episode 4 “Down Will Come”

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Dramatis Personae Colin Farrell as Detective Raymond Velcoro, Vinci Police Department Vince Vaughn as Frank Semyon criminal and entrepreneur Rachel McAdams as Detective Antigone “Ani” Bezzerides of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department Taylor Kitsch as… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Terminator: Genisys’

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Plot:  The fifth film in the Terminator franchise, Terminator: Genisys completely re-writes the Terminator mythos.  When the human resistance led by John Connor (Jason Clarke) finally wins out and destroys the artificial intelligence Skynet,… Continue reading

I Welcome Judgment: True Detective Season 2 Episode 3 “Maybe Tomorrow”

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Dramatis Personae Colin Farrell as Detective Raymond Velcoro, Vinci Police Department Vince Vaughn as Frank Semyon criminal and entrepreneur Rachel McAdams as Detective Antigone “Ani” Bezzerides of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department Taylor Kitsch as… Continue reading