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movie poster for The Lost City. A man and woman walk through a jungle with a volcano in the distance. She is Sandra Bullock, a slim brunette, with hair down past her shoulders, wearing a pink sequined jumpsuit that has been cut into shorts. He is Channing Tatum, wearing a dirty white t-shirt and khaki pants with a backpack and an travel neck pillow around his neck, pulling a rolling suitcase. There are also ruins in a background as well as a small blue car with a luggage rack. A goat stands in the rack.

Review: The Lost City

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March 1, 2024

The Lost City was another movie that we’d meant to watch awhile ago. We decided to watch it while celebrating…

movie poster for Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves. Several people stand in a V formation in front of a graphic that resembles a red dragon on a white background. They are dressed in fantasy type clothing. Chris Pine stands in the front, holding a Lute behind him. To his right is Michelle Rodriguez dressed as a Barbarian in furs with an axe, then Sophia Lillet as a Tiefling - she's dressed in green with black horns sticking out of her red hair. To the left of Chris Pine is Regé-Jean Page, dressed in the silver armor of a Paladin, and behind him is Justice Smith wielding a magic staff.

Review: Dungeons & Dragons Honor Among Thieves

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January 22, 2024

This had been a movie on my to see list, and we’d planned on seeing it in theaters, but life…

wonder woman 84 poster - a close up of Wonder Woman in her golden armor with neon colors

Wonder Woman 84: Not all Nostalgia is Welcome

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January 7, 2021

Like many people, I saw Wonder Woman 84 over the holidays. And, I’ve been trying to figure out how to…

Joe Pesci and Robert DeNiro in The Irishman

Counting to Twenty: The Irishman and the need to self-edit

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December 6, 2019

The National Board of Review is saying that The Irishman is the best movie of the year.  Look, I haven’t…

A still from Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones stands in a cobweb filled temple, with Shia Le Beouf as Mutt, and Ray Winstone as Mac beside him. In the background, Karen Allen as Marian tends to John Hurt as Prof Oxley.

In defense of Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

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July 4, 2018

Watching the Indy marathon on the Paramount Channel, I’ve come to a realization. Kingdom of the Crystal Skull isn’t as…

The Ancient One is… Celtic?

Marvel, seemingly responding to critics about casting Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One, released the background for the character. Saying…

Marvel’s Doctor Strange Teaser Trailer – My Thoughts!

The Teaser Trailer for Doctor Strange was released today, and I tweeted a bit about this, but I felt like…

The Ultimate (White) Privilege? Being Meryl Streep

Somewhere deep in the drafts folder for this site is a post called “The Privilege of Being Meryl Streep.” I…

Review: Disney’s The Finest Hours

Today, The Finest Hours opens in theaters. Based on the true story of a Coast Guard rescue, the film stars…

OscarsSoWhite – The Clif Notes Version

Since the nominations for this year’s Academy Awards were released, the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite has been going around. It’s prompted calls…