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Movie: Transformers 4, Age of Extinction

In which, mind you, nothing actually went extinct and the amount of time spent showing scenes full of dinosaurs was maybe about two minutes. Stars: 1/2 out of 5, ugh it was awful. Can I call it a B movie … Continue reading

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Reflections on breeding pairs

So I was reading something somewhere and I got routed over to Shadowdancer Studios and perused some of the entries, which included a fisking of some special snowflake’s short-bus “analysis” of Frozen, which I actually watched with J a few … Continue reading

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Movie: Fury

Due to various circumstances, J and I went out to the movie theater with another couple the other night, and the guys wanted to see Fury. I was initially thinking, “Why have we let the guys drag us to another war movie?” (I … Continue reading

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Reflections on Tarzan

Last year, I downloaded and read several of the original Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzan novels – I think I petered out around the third one and didn’t read past that. Wikipedia tells me that there are twenty-five novels(!) in the series, so … Continue reading

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On Villains

John C. Wright’s wife L. Jagi Lamplighter – who is also an author, particularly of the really good Prospero’s Daughter Trilogy – has an interesting essay on redeeming villains up on her blog. I’ve not yet decided whether to see Maleficent in … Continue reading

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Movie Review: HTTYD2

For those of you who aren’t ardent Toothless fans, that’d be How to Train Your Dragon 2. I have to admit that this movie was not quite as awesome as the original. There is at least one awesome scene of awesomeness not found in … Continue reading

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Movie: Frozen

I’m actually kind of surprised Frozen is still out in theaters, but I snuck off today for a little fairy-tale cheer and this movie did not disappoint! I have a sister myself, and while I don’t know that I remember … Continue reading

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