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Ocean’s 8

This is going to be my review of the film Ocean’s 8, and I will make it spoiler-free because I am directing this review specifically at people who haven’t seen the film. If you’ve decided not to see it, I … Continue reading

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Infinity Wars: Earth’s Mightiest Baking Show

Okay, this will be a critique of the film Avengers: Infinity Wars.  There will be spoilers. If you have not seen the film and intend to, read no further. Spoilers beyond this point. 

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Ready Player One: A Stylistic Autopsy

Okay, in this article I will be dissecting the film Ready Player One. I will not be discussing the book, which I have not read. What I have to say is directly related to significant plot elements. I am not … Continue reading

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My problems with “The Last Jedi”

I am not a Star Wars franchise fan. I loved the first film when it came out, was sorely disappointed by The Empire Strikes Back, and pretty much ignored the movies, books, games, toys, and so on for the next … Continue reading

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Rehabbing Wonder

Two films that I saw recently, Justice League and The Last Jedi, left me with very similar feelings that I have been trying to put into words. As usual, I find that for me the most natural analogies are drawn … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman

Let’s forget about the “superhero” universe for a minute. Let’s not worry about continuity and connectivity and just look at this film as a film, as if it exists all by itself.  Okay? Now, that’s easy for me, since I … Continue reading

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The Unexcluded

Today I went to the St. Charles ComicCon. St. Charles is part of the St. Louis, Missouri metropolitan area, a fairly affluent city probably best known as the home of Francis Dolarhyde from Thomas Harris’ Red Dragon. The event was held … Continue reading

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