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Movie Review: Tolkien

This film was made for those who know a lot about Tolkien’s writings but don’t know a lot about his faith.  When watching this movie I kept on waiting for C.S. Lewis to show up, given the importance that he … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Crimes Of Grindelwald

[Warning:  Spoilers below.] Sometimes casting makes a big difference.  After the first film in this series, which I actually enjoyed a great deal [1], there were some complaints that Eddie Redmayne’s Newt Scamander wasn’t very charismatic, so what does this … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Gosnell

There is a moment in this movie that stood out to me as being pivotal both in the internal story of the (successful) effort to convict Philadelphia abortionist/serial murderer Kermit Gosnell of murdering infants who had been born alive and … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Christopher Robin

Probably the worst part of this film is that some people may think that it tells even a based on a true story origin story for the beloved Winnie The Pooh series.  It doesn’t.  The real life Christopher Robin didn’t … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Operation Finale

Around a decade or so ago I won some free tickets to a World War II chase movie that was, as these things go, based on a true story.  In watching this film, I felt a similar set of complex … Continue reading

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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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Movie Review: Black Panther

So, after work I went to see Black Panther to see if all the hype was worthwhile.  This is a movie which was first brought to my attention because of the controversy involving racist review trolls whose negativity sought to … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Last night I had the chance to watch the direct-to-video 1999 film version of Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.  Throughout the film, which was fast-paced and filled nonstop with a wide variety of generally very catchy music, I was … 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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Movie Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

[Warning:  There be spoilers below.] As is my practice with movies like this [1], I went into the latest Star Wars movie as spoiler free as possible.  I didn’t read any reviews about the movie and assiduously avoided the vlogs … Continue reading

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