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March 13, 2018

Yesterday I attended a 4:30 showing of A Wrinkle in Time----a Monday afternoon, at a local theater servicing primarily college kids, all of whom are off on spring break, seeing a "flop" of a film. This meant that I had the theater all to myself and was able to cheer and laugh just as loudly as I pleased. 

I honest to god loved this film. 

Now look, I read Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time back in middle school and though the sheer weight of the story stayed with me, it's been a good fifteen ye...

February 22, 2018

{Beware, traveler, spoilers below}

We all knew it was coming. Months of hype paid off as Black Panther smashed records this holiday weekend and quickly established itself as a tour de force within the Marvel cinematic universe. Tuesday night I contributed a modest $5 to the $400+ million it’s made worldwide and honestly? That film was worth every penny + popcorn and soda. It really is true what Irving Berlin said back in the 40s: Anything you can do, I can do better.

In all seriousness though, it...

August 29, 2017

I'm ashamed to say that I know next to nothing about Hellboy (despite del Toro's beloved movie remaining at the top of my 'to watch' list), nevertheless I feel compelled to join the crowds sending kudos to Ed Skrein. 

To those who missed it, Skrein----known for his role as Ajax in Deadpool (2016) as well as a brief stint as Game of Throne's Daario Naharis before Michael Huisman swooped in----has rejected the role of Ben Daimino in the upcoming Hellboy after learning that the comic book character...

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