January 19, 2018
Hollywood

What’s New Pussycat? The Hollywood Zeitgeist of the Ages

January 8, 2018 Puma ByDesign 0

Vassar Bushmills Seems the Hollywood Academy Regrets Their Hasty Decision to Banish Harvey Weinstein You see, Hollywood had forgotten their past 20-30 years of moral outrage had always been pretend, or at least selective, but once Harvey was dispatched, that outrage sated, there was a flood of new charges, many, actually most, disputed. And no [Read More]

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Movie Review: The Darkest Hour

December 25, 2017 William of Ockham 0

Earlier in my life I spent a fair amount of time in darkened rooms with strangers watching movies. Now I dread it. The cost. The hassle of leaving home and traveling 45 minutes to the nearest theater. The extra calories of the popcorn. As a kid I’d see four movies [Read More]

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Closet Conservative Movie Review – Disney/Pixar’s “Coco”

November 29, 2017 Bookworm 0

Disney’s/Pixar’s newest movie, Coco, is great for all ages and all cultures. It’s moving, beautiful, musical, funny, and wonderfully non-political. Coco Movie Review by Closet Conservative “One of the best Pixar movies – EVER” Pixar’s team has done it again: They have upped their own very high bar in producing [Read More]

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Dunkirk: A Movie Review, Sort Of

August 1, 2017 Proof Positive 2

In Spring, a young man’s fancy turns to not getting shot, not getting blown up, not drowning and just possibly, making it home alive. Late Spring, anyway. May of 1940. The coast of France. The beaches of Dunkirk. Director Christopher Nolan is described by IMDB as “Best known for his [Read More]

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Spider-Man Homecoming: A Movie Review, Sort Of

July 30, 2017 Proof Positive 0

First, a synopsis from IMDB: Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in New York City while fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man when a new threat emerges. You remember that commercial where one [Read More]

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Guardians Of The Galaxy, Vol. 2

June 20, 2017 1willford 1

By: Mike McDaniel    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Director: James Gunn Writers: James Gunn, Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning Cast: Chris Pratt: Peter Quill/Starlord Zoe Saldana: Gamora Dave Bautista: Drax Vin Diesel: Voice of Baby Groot Bradley Cooper: Voice of Rocket Michael Rooker: Yondu Karen Gillan: Nebula Pom [Read More]

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Wonder Woman – A Review, Sort Of

June 8, 2017 Proof Positive 0

‘Wonder Woman’ is the epic story of a man, a woman, a dog and a piano. Okay, you can forget the part about the dog and the piano. I wrote that before I saw the movie. I’m going to try to do this without any spoilers, but let me start [Read More]

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Is There a Future for NATO?

April 3, 2017 TheGlitteringEye 0

Not the North Atlantic Treaty Organization although there’s some doubt about whether there’s a future for that, either. The other NATO. The National Association of Theater Owners. Movie theaters are having a bad time. Here’s what happened at their most recent convention as reported at The Verge: Studio after studio [Read More]

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A Clockwork Orange Revisited

March 29, 2017 William of Ockham 0

By Scott Kirwin In the early 1980s I attended a Jesuit-run high school, and in my junior year was assigned the book “A Clockwork Orange” by Anthony Burgess. After reading the book I saw the movie, directed by Stanley Kubrick in 1971 starring Malcolm McDowell in a role I would [Read More]

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Logan: A Movie Review (Of sorts)

March 6, 2017 Proof Positive 0

I will attempt to do this with as few spoilers as possible, but for those of you who expect some glimpse of nudity in your R rated movies, the only bit comes in a bit of a false start, where the movie seems to begin, but we see Ryan Reynolds [Read More]

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Flashback: Hollywood Celebrates Christmas

December 22, 2016 RAvrech 0

by Robert J. Avrech During Hollywood’s Golden Age, the studios, through newspapers, fan magazines, and trade publications, published photos of their stars celebrating Christmas. In this way, Hollywood—though founded by poor immigrant Jews—assured its vast audience that the motion picture industry was in harmony with Christian America. My wife and [Read More]

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Movie Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

December 17, 2016 1willford 0

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Director: Gareth Edwards Written by: Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy (story and screenplay), John Knoll and Gary Whitta (story), based on characters created by George Lucas Felicity Jones: Jyn Erso Mads Mikkelson: Galen Erso Diego Luna: Cassian Andor Alan Tudyk (voice only): K-2SO Donnie Yen: Chirrut Imwe Forest Whitaker: Saw Gerrera [Read More]

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Movie Review: Dr. Strange

December 11, 2016 1willford 0

By: Mike McDaniel Doctor Strange (2016) Director: Scott Derrickson Writers: John Spaihts, Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill Based on the Marvel Comics by Steve Ditko Benedict Cumberbatch: Dr. Stephen Strange Chiwetel Ehiofor: Mordo Rachel Adams: Dr. Christine Palmer Benedict Wong: Wong Tilda Swinton: The Ancient One Benjamin Bratt: Jonathan Pangborn Mads Mikkelsen: Kaecilius Here’s the brief Marvel Bio on Dr. Strange: To [Read More]

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