Category Archives: Movie Review

Oh To Be A 9 Year-Old-Again.

When I was young, I saw what I thought was the greatest movie of all time. Damnation Alley. Now, this was before Star Wars, you understand, but this movie had it all. Jan Michael Vincent with the coolest feathered hair, … Continue reading

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Oh the Horror – A Movie Review and More

At some point in a boy’s life, he becomes… well, let’s say ‘interested’ in horror movies. ‘Obsessed’ might be a better word, but ‘interested’ will do. The-Oldest has reached that point. He’s read It. He’s watched movies like Nightmare on … Continue reading

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Traveling With Kids – San Diego – Catching Fire

Hunger Games Before Bed Catching Fire’s a pretty good movie, but is it a good movie for a 7 and 11 year old? Will it be too scary, or too mature? Is there more than can be learned from that … Continue reading

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Frosted Flakes – Frozen Review

Frozen – Movie Review Like frosted flakes, it’s kinda sugary and far from the worst thing out there. But it’s not the best choice, either. Here’s the plot (from IMdB). Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, … Continue reading

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It’s On Fire

It’s On Fire Hunger Games: Catching Fire. It’s hard to do sequels. Some are brilliant. Godfather 2. Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back. Porky’s 2. Most, however, are a disaster. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Dumb. Conan the Destroyer. Jaws … Continue reading

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RIP RIPD

Imagine a movie where they use their best 3D effects to heave spit or vomit into your face. Bad, right? Well, it gets worse. What if a movie then compounds that insult by making a bloated, meandering mess fails where … Continue reading

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Pacific Rim

How can a movie with giant fighting mechs and Godzilla-like monsters be bad? Well, it isn’t but it isn’t good either. It misses the marks in a few places. Had Guillermo del Toro called me, I could have helped him … Continue reading

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