Category Archives: Movie Review

Returning to Normal – Pandemic Sept 4th 2020

If I had to make a list of signs that we’re getting back to normal, at the top of the list would be going back to school, The-Prettiest-Girl-in-the-World returning to work, seeing a movie in a theater, and being able … Continue reading

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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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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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Star Trek: Into Greatness

Star Trek: Into Darkness.  Every so often a movie goes beyond awesomely epic to be epically awesome, which we all know is about as good as a movie can get. Star Trek: Into Darkness is that movie. It’s that good. … Continue reading

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The Jackie Robinson story. A great story. The first black man in baseball, a true hero who triumphed over racism and general nastiness not by punching someone in the nose, but by Gandhi-ing them. Turning the other cheek. Being the … Continue reading

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Evil Dead Indeed.

We’ve all seen this movie. In fact, it’s a remake so you really may have seen this movie. See, there’s a cabin. In the woods (the inspiration for Josh Whedon’s… errr… Cabin in the Woods.) Young people come to this … Continue reading

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GI Doh

G.I. Joe: Retaliation The best part of this movie was a trailer for the new Star Trek epic coming out later this year. Oh, the movie wasn’t a complete disaster, but it’s one best seen on cheap Tuesdays or with … Continue reading

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