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Year-End Movie Roundup! The Best, The Worst, and Everything In Between In 2016!

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As movie years go, 2016 wasn’t a complete dumpster fire but I wouldn’t call it especially strong.  Nevertheless, 2016 contained its share of bright shining gems along with some bona-fide stinkers.  With “best… Continue reading

Taking Off the ‘Star Wars’ Goggles: A Critical Look At ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’

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***WARNING MAJOR SPOILERS BELOW!!!  IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN ROGUE ONE TURN BACK NOW!!!!***   When it comes to Star Wars, fans are passionate and that’s putting it mildly.  Obsessive, fervent, adamant, and defensive… Continue reading

Weekly Release Roundup!

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Hello fellow geeks!  Welcome to your weekly article on all Blu-Ray/4K Ultra HD/Digital film and television releases.  While I won’t be noting everything released for a particular week, I’ll be highlighting some of the more notable… Continue reading

In Memorium: Carrie Fisher (1956-2016)

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It’s a sad day for Star Wars fans. Carrie Fisher, whose iconic character of Princess Leia made her famous, died early this morning in Los Angeles, California four days after suffering a major… Continue reading

Late Movie Review: ‘The Magnificent Seven’

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Plot:  When corrupt industrialist Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard) seizes the town of Rose Creek and kills several of its inhabitants, widowed Emma Cullen (Haley Bennett) takes it upon herself to save the town. … Continue reading

Why Warner Bros. Needs To Recast The Joker

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***WARNING MOVIE SPOILERS BELOW*** “Things change.” Those were the words uttered by Michael Keaton’s Batman to Danny DeVito’s Penguin in Tim Burton’s 1992 Batman Returns.  Three years prior we’d seen Jack Nicholson’s iconic… Continue reading

Weekly Release Roundup!

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Hello fellow geeks!  Welcome to your weekly article on all Blu-Ray/4K Ultra HD/Digital film and television releases.  While I won’t be noting everything released for a particular week, I’ll be highlighting some of the more notable… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’

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  ***WARNING:  MINOR SPOILERS BELOW*** Plot:  Nineteen years after the founding of the Galactic Empire, the Rebellion enlists the help of renegade Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) to lead a ragtag team to steal… Continue reading

A Love Letter To My Mother: The Beautiful Message of ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’

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To say that 2016 has been a rough year globally is akin to saying Nine Lives was a bad movie.  It’s an understatement of massive proportions.  In the United States alone we’ve had… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Hell or High Water’ (SECOND OPINION)

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Read Slam Adams review right here!   Plot: In order to cover their recently deceased mother’s debt and save their oil rich ranch, Texas brothers Toby (Chris Pine) and Tanner (Ben Foster) Howard… Continue reading