MOVIE REVIEW: Star Trek Beyond SPOILERS ABOUND I wrote awhile back about my anticipation for the third film the re-booted Star Trek franchise. At the time, the marketing of the movie was finally getting in gear after a somewhat disastrous teaser trailer that looked like it the marriage of Fast and Furious director Justin Lin and Star […]
TV REVIEW: Stranger Things (Netflix) SPOILER FREE In recent years, the sprawling success of Netflix has forced them to change their company strategy. Where once they were just another upstart distribution service for older movies, they soon came to be viewed as a competitor by their suppliers (Hollywood). As movie studios gradually pulled their content […]
This past weekend was the last official weekend of Spring. It was also Father’s Day weekend and full of fun activities. Here are some stray observations on the happenings. Friday My son Elliott was invited to two birthday parties on the same day. One was in the afternoon while I was at work, so […]
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There’s a new Star Trek movie coming in July! And, frankly, unless you read a lot of geeky film blogs, you may not have realized that the 3rd film in the series was even imminent. Indeed, the franchise underwent a creative turnover (or two) in the last few years. JJ Abrams departed the directors chair […]
The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has been on a winning streak pretty much since its inception with Iron Man. By combining great actors with good scripts, amazing action sequences and a sense of humor, they’ve set the gold standard for these “shared universe” franchises that every studio is clamoring to emulate. If there was ever a […]
When mourning the loss of a relationship (whether by death or by conflict), people often find themselves looking backwards first. They comb through the experiences of that relationship and find moments that seemed pedestrian at the time, but now take on a new weight and significance in light of the end of the relationship. An […]