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Nux & Capable: Fury Road

This post is about the film Mad Max: Fury Road, and it will contain spoilers. I will be digging into the text and subtext of the film so, please, if you have not seen it, don’t read this post. I … Continue reading

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Avengers: Age Of Polyandry

My roommate and I saw Avengers: Age Of Ultron yesterday, and we both enjoyed it immensely. If I were to write a review of it as a film I would give it high marks and strongly recommend it to just … Continue reading

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Only A River Of Changing Faces Looking For An Ocean

“I couldn’t tell you because your reaction had to be genuine.” One of my least favorite “bits” in fiction–usually espionage or police procedural, but it can crop up anywhere the protagonist is a member of some sort of structured organization. … Continue reading

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Family Badge Of Sapphire And Cracked Emerald

I was watching one of Bryan Singer’s X-Men films and I was thinking of the overarching conceit of the franchise (using “conceit” in the poetic sense of extended analogy, I am not implying that Mr. Singer has an inflated opinion … Continue reading

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A Cartoon In A Cartoon Graveyard

There is a lot of discussion about the book, and now film, 50 Shades Of Grey on various writer’s communities.  The general consensus seems to be one of incomprehension. Stripped of the oft sparkling invective there are two points which … Continue reading

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It Is Not Rocket Science

I have a day off work today, and as usual I don’t quite know what to do with myself.  I ran some errands and did some shopping this morning.  Cleaned the kitchen and the catbox.  Got the trash out. I’ve … Continue reading

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It’s Like Forgetting The Words To Your Favorite Song

I saw Intersteller yesterday. I have very mixed feelings about it.  The parts that it did well it did very well.  Christopher Nolan is a brilliant visual storyteller.  The principles were all excellent in their roles.  There are scenes in … Continue reading

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Bad Female Characters

Recently a friend on Facebook asked for opinions of the rumored reboot of Ghostbusters which is supposed to feature a female cast. My answer ended up growing too long for a Facebook reply, but I have been thinking about the … Continue reading

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An Update

Yeah, I’m still here. I’ve been doing reruns because I haven’t felt much like writing lately.   Got some of that boring real life personal stuff that I’m wrestling with. But things are happening.  I have a story in an … Continue reading

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Rerun: Ten Movies That You Should See That You Probably Never Heard Of

[Continuing with my series of reruns of old posts.  This one was originally posted on September 21, 2012] The 7 Faces Of Dr. Loa: A George Pal film, starring Barbara Eden as the schoolmarm and Tony Randall as everyone else. … Continue reading

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