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Movie Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story

[Warning:  Spoilers below.] How does one view this film?  If it is viewed as a film in its own right, in the genre of a smuggler or western film with a somewhat naive but simultaneously arrogant anti-hero and his associates … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Matrix And Philosophy: Welcome To The Desert Of The Real

The Matrix And Philosophy:  Welcome To The Desert Of The Real, edited by William Irwin As someone who is a pretty regular reader of the pop culture and philosophy series of books [1], I have in mind a certain standard … Continue reading

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Book Review: James Bond And Philosophy

James Bond And Philosophy:  Questions Are Forever, edited by James B. South and Jacob M. Held As someone who has read a few books in this series of pop culture and philosophy crossovers [1], I went into it with the … Continue reading

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Who Framed Megan Fox?

I was watching a video recently on feminist theory as it relates to the Transformers movies, and was intrigued about what it had to say about the character of Mikaela Banes, played by the actress Megan Fox.  The video pointed … Continue reading

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Book Review: Good Stuff

Good Stuff:  A Reminiscence Of My Father, Cary Grant, by Jennifer Grant Among the more poignant parts of this poignant book of a daughter’s love for her famous father and of her account of his love for her is the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mom In The Movies

Mom In The Movies:  Iconic Screen Mothers You Love And A Few You Love To Hate, by Richard Corliss I must admit that while I enjoyed this book I had somewhat ambivalent feelings about it.  This book is obviously written … Continue reading

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Q & A With John Prather, Author Of The Nephilim Virus

Q: What led you to be interested in the Nephilim as a model for the afflicted people in your novel? I’ve always thought the Nephilim were fascinating creatures. The two verses in Genesis six about them leave so much information … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist:  My Life Inside The Room, The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made, by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell One of the more chilling lines in this book–and there are a lot–is when the actor that the author replaces … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist is a film based on the book by the same title (review forthcoming) by Greg Sestero, who was one of the lead actors as well as the Line Director for the so-bad-its-good film “The Room.”  Although I … Continue reading

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We’re All In This Together

Once upon a time, someone thought it necessary to improve my taste in movies by having me watch most of High School Musical before I had to fly back home to Central Florida, where I lived at the time.  The … Continue reading

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