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It would be easier to not talk about Annihilation than to talk about it. It is deep and dark and strange, and there is something lurking in it that threatens … Continue reading

March 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Lost Boys

To get into the Halloween spirit, I recently rented an ’80s vampire classic I’ve been meaning to watch for a while: The Lost Boys. Or, as my friend described it when … Continue reading

November 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Revenant, A.K.A. Leo DiCaprio Cosplays as Luke Skywalker on Hoth

Movie Profile: Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu (of Birdman fame) Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio begging for an Oscar as leading man Hugh Glass; Tom “I didn’t even realize it was him until the … Continue reading

February 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Christmas Countdown, Days 16-20

Until I started pulling this post together, I hadn’t registered how far behind I’d fallen on this endeavor. The weather here still feels like springtime as often as it does … Continue reading

December 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Christmas Countdown, Day 5: What a Marvelous Day!

The next few posts are going to cover various corners of the internet for gift ideas. As you no doubt guessed from the brilliantly original pun in the title, I’m going to … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Peanuts Movie

The Peanuts Movie, bringing to life the wonderful characters of Charles Schulz under the direction of Steve Martino, is endearing, adorable, and a perfect introduction of these nostalgic characters to … Continue reading

November 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Concerning Adaptations: The Martian

Adaptations are a tricky business, in large part due to the variety of expectations attached to them. Up until a few years back, I fell solidly into the camp loudly … Continue reading

November 15, 2015 · 3 Comments

Ant-Man: Marvel’s Overlooked Hero

Title: Ant-Man Rating: PG-13 Genre: Marvel Cinematic Universe with Ants, Comedy with Ants, Drama with Ant(ony), Father-Daughter Bonding Time with Ants, Ants Director: Peyton Reed Personal Rating: 8.75/10 With $58 … Continue reading

July 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Viewing Life from the Inside Out

Title: Inside Out Rating: PG Genre: Disney-Pixar Animation, Soul-Crushing Feels, Psychological Action-Adventure Director: Pete Docter, Ronaldo Del Carmen Personal Rating: 7.5/10 The Inside Story Within each person’s consciousness, stationed in … Continue reading

July 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Driving into Legend on the Fury Road

Data Profile: Title: Mad Max: Fury Road Rating: R Genre: Car Chase, Action Movie Perfection, Movies Perfect for Character and Gender Studies Director: George Miller Personal Rating: 10/10 I LIVE! … Continue reading

May 30, 2015 · Leave a comment