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Movie Review: Bullet Train

In watching the Bullet Train trailers, while avoiding spoilery reviews, it seemed as if there was a twist that was leading the studio to market the film as something other than it was. I expected there to be some sort … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Top Gun: Maverick

Before the film Top Gun: Maverick, actor and producer Tom Cruise thanks the audience for seeing this movie in the theater rather than waiting to see it on demand or on dvd, and this film is definitely one that is … Continue reading

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Album Review: Twilight (OST)

Twilight (OST), by various artists There are definitely cases where soundtracks are a lot better than the movies that they come from and that is definitely the case. It is a bit embarrassing to admit, but with a few friends … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Northman

[Warning: There be spoilers below.] Without being too familiar in general with the work of director Robert Eggers, this film is a satisfying one if you have a high degree of respect for the grim worldview of the Norse, which … Continue reading

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Album Review: Spirit: Stallion Of The Cimarron (OST)

Spirit: Stallion Of The Cimarron (OST), by Bryan Adams and Hans Zimmer Given Bryan Adams’ luck with soundtracks–all four of his #1 hits came from soundtracks–it was only a matter of time before he decided to turn to a more … Continue reading

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Album Review: Encanto (OST)

Encanto (OST), by various artists I would like to preface this review by saying that I have not yet seen the film that this soundtrack is for and that I have no particular plans to do so. Whether that is … Continue reading

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Album Review: At The Movies

At The Movies, by Kenny Loggins While I was watching a video on YouTube I heard about a new album by Kenny Loggins that had been released on vinyl, and although I do not have a record player at this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rotten Movies We Love

Rotten Movies We Love: Cult Classics, Underrated Gems, And And Films So Bad They’re Good, by the editors of Rotten Tomatoes We must get something straight at the beginning. I am not included, for the most part, in the “we” … Continue reading

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Lessons In Framing From A Lobster

Recently I decided to check out the music video for the current Dua Lipa single “We’re Good,” and it struck me in watching the video that there is a lobster in this music video that is very sympathetically framed. I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Momento & Following

Momento & Following, by Christopher Nolan This book is made up of two screenplays for films by Christopher Nolan, as well as follow-up material about each of them, that together are a bit more than 200 pages. The first section … Continue reading

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