Film Review, Old and New

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The Last Jedi

Submitted: February 22, 2018

About nine months later and my thoughts have once again shifted on this justifiably contentious film.
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6 Types of Film Violence

Submitted: March 28, 2018

I assess that there are essentially 6 styles of violence in the movies that we watch. 1st-Classy. The classy style of murder does not... Read Chapter


Submitted: February 22, 2018

Goodfellas Directed by the funny guy, Martin Scorsese Actors: Robert DeNiro (2 time Oscar winner), Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci (another... Read Chapter

Evil Dead

Submitted: February 22, 2018

The Jane Levy version. Do I dare say warning? Language (oh that does help, yes).
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Eyes Wide Shut

Submitted: February 22, 2018

I almost put a picture of Tom Cruise in mask on the cover.
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Submitted: February 22, 2018

Since I have a Tim Burton photo up, I have to add this quick note.
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Hangover Part 3

Submitted: February 22, 2018

Not that we care, but I thought I'd share.
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Gangs of New York

Submitted: February 22, 2018

Making Scorsese second, and second to last, one mafia film at a time.
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The Cloverfield Paradox

Submitted: February 22, 2018

2018, and it starts with a paradox. What paradox? Perhaps they made a good bad film?
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Avengers: Infinity War (Spoiler)

Submitted: April 27, 2018

Directed by: The Russo Brothers Actors: All your favorites from The Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy (maybe more)   ... Read Chapter


Submitted: May 16, 2018

A new Netflix movie.
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Man Bites Dog

Submitted: May 17, 2018

It is the 25th Anniversary.
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Submitted: May 25, 2018

Director: Coralie Fargeat Cast: Matilda Lutz and a few bad men I watched a French-American film a few hours ago in which Matlida ... Read Chapter

Why Queerbait?

Submitted: May 28, 2018

Are you from the rural area of your country and don’t know that people use the word queer without hitting others? Did you click on this... Read Chapter

Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom

Submitted: June 27, 2018

Director: J.A. Bayona Actors: Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Daniella Pineda, and others   Spoilers.   S... Read Chapter

How Oscar Films Age

Submitted: July 09, 2018

  In this age of people yelling at others who have opinions, I inform the callow that these are indeed my opinions. Here are ten... Read Chapter

Decade of Superheroes

Submitted: August 15, 2018

  For all those who bleed red, yellow, blue, and black, they will call the Marvel Cinematic Universe the greatest era of super... Read Chapter

20th and 21st Century Films

Submitted: August 17, 2018

Which two do I most like?
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The Last Jedi and Infinity War

Submitted: September 21, 2018

Or the Vice of Macho Wars
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A Prequelist's Apology

Submitted: October 09, 2018

Oh--it is fun to discuss the Star Wars prequels with fans and fan-boys alike, people who watch a lot versus those who dwell on the smalle... Read Chapter

5 Great Scenes Plucked from the Screen

Submitted: October 13, 2018

These are not the only moments in film history that matter, but they are five of my favorite. In order to pull single scenes from a film ... Read Chapter

Bad Times at the El Royale (spoiler free)

Submitted: October 14, 2018

If you love Drew Goddard films, character studies, and/or proper pacing (1970's style and slow), then you should go to the cinema thi... Read Chapter

Bad Times at the El Royale (Full talk)

Submitted: October 14, 2018

Written and Directed by Drew Goddard Cast: Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Cynthia Erivo, Cailee Spaeny, Chris Hemsworth, Jeff Bridges, and... Read Chapter

(Exhuming) The Village

Submitted: October 26, 2018

2004—people expected a horror film in M. Night Shyamalan’s fourth entry; they were deprived. Why the man behind a psychological gho... Read Chapter

(TV Moments) Hill House

Submitted: October 30, 2018

No Spoilers
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(TV Moments) House of Cards, Finally

Submitted: November 04, 2018

Kevin Spacey's downfall onto a train and Robin Wright's presidency. Spoiler free.
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2018 Flicks I Hate

Submitted: November 06, 2018

By November, every year, I am ready to compile my list of duds. As I often say, if you do not like my opinion, then get your own. Thank y... Read Chapter

The Best of Johnny Depp

Submitted: November 17, 2018

As critics, for the sake of our memories, we like narratives about narratives; we tell our readers what we expect from an artist or franc... Read Chapter

The Crimes of Grindelwald (Spoilers)

Submitted: November 19, 2018

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Directed by David Yates Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Ezra Miller, Ali... Read Chapter


Submitted: December 07, 2018

Mowgli Director: Andy Serkis Actors: Rohan Chand, Cate Blanchett, Christian Bale, Andy Serkis, Benedict Cumberbatch   ... Read Chapter


Submitted: December 14, 2018

Roma Director: Alfonso Cuaron Cast: Marina De Tavira, Nancy Garcia and others   I would like. To be. Languid, like A... Read Chapter

2018 Films I Love

Submitted: December 14, 2018

  The Last Jedi. Ok—maybe not, but it was the most talked about film of these last two years.   Annihilation... Read Chapter