The “Stay-at-Home” Summer Blockbuster Film Festival

As I write this right now the reality is that for the first time in my lifetime there will not be a summer blockbuster season. With most movie theaters only hoping to open their doors in July at the earliest and almost every major studio summer release being delayed (some until 2021) I am currently …

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Franchise Ruminations: What is Wrong With DC’s Extended Universe?

This week I finally caught up with Justice League, the first pinnacle of the supposed epic and endless cinematic universe of DC Comic Books. The reason why it took me so long to catch up with the movie is simply because the movie was finally at the price point that I thought was worth my time …

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2018 Oscar Nominations Debrief: The Things I’m Excited, Surprised, Outraged, and Relieved About

This year I did something I have never done before. I plopped myself in front of a computer at 8:19 am sharp and streamed the Oscar announcements, finding myself completely engrossed as they announced the nominees. There are two reasons why I had never done this. The first is that for many years I lived …

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Best Movies of 2017 (so far… Ver. 2.0)

Call Me By Your Name; Phantom Thread; A Fantastic Woman; Wonderstruck; The Shape of Water; The Post; The Florida Project; Faces/Places; The Disaster Artist; I, Tonya; Downsizing; Thelma; Professor Marston and the Wonder Women; Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; Darkest Hour; All The Money In The World; Molly's Game; Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool; …

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