Category Archives: Random Stuff

My Heart Aches for This Poor Man

Prepare to meet a broken man who has been beaten down to the point of despair and whose cries of anguish are met with indifference. Continue reading

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Sequel-Proof Movies That Somehow Got Sequels

There are some movies that you can tell the filmmakers never intended to make a sequel to. They either just wanted to tell a solid, self-contained story or they wanted to eliminate the possibility that anyone would even attempt to … Continue reading

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Movies About Cheating for a Good Cause

Sometimes even heroes resort to cheating to defeat their enemies. As long as it’s serving a good cause or at least it’s being used against someone even worse than the person doing it, cheating can actually appear noble. Let’s look … Continue reading

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I No Longer Think It’s Wise to Mock the Past

Have you ever found the answer to a question you had never thought to ask, but which explains many other questions you’ve had? I had this experience when I watched a brilliant review of Pleasantville. I had never seen a … Continue reading

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Is The Black Hole a Good Movie?

1979’s The Black Hole does just about everything right. It’s chock-full of great actors giving compelling performances. It has plenty of memorable scenes and imagery. John Barry’s score is hauntingly beautiful throughout. It offers several iconic robot designs. And it … Continue reading

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The Lockard Family as Movie Stars

Do you ever think about which movie stars your family members remind you of? I am the seventh of nine kids, so I got to witness a lot of personalities develop as we all grew up and started our own … Continue reading

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Does Die Hard Have a Good Soundtrack?

I love Die Hard. It’s practically flawless as an action movie. But I have to ask, does Die Hard have a good soundtrack? Is any of its music particularly memorable, melodic, or meaningful? No, it’s just kind of there. I … Continue reading

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