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My Oddly Specific Love of Little Big League

Let’s step up to the plate and figure out what it is about this film that appeals to me when I don’t know if it would appeal to anyone else in quite the same way. Continue reading

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What Should John Murdoch Do at the End of Dark City?

Much has been said about 1998’s Dark City. Other people have analyzed its similarities to 1999’s The Matrix, fawned over its rich marriage of murder mystery and science fiction, and explored its deeper meaning and symbolism. But there’s one aspect … Continue reading

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My Undigested Thoughts on Incredibles 2

I was excited to see Incredibles 2. It got rave reviews and audiences seemed to like it, so I definitely wanted to give it a shot. And it turned out to be pretty awful. Granted, I’ve only seen it once. … Continue reading

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How Did Scaramanga Escape from James Bond?

There are two things that I absolutely love: movies and puns. And today I get to combine them to humorous results. Get ready for a Man with the Golden Gun pun. Continue reading

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The Muppet Movie Is an ‘Isn’t It Funny That’ Comedy

There are many kinds of comedies. Slapstick, romantic, dark, road trip, parody, satire. You might think that 1979’s The Muppet Movie is a road trip comedy because at first glance it seems to be all about Kermit the Frog traveling … Continue reading

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The Power in The Touch of the Master’s Hand

Few films have the power to bring me to tears. 1987’s The Touch of the Master’s Hand is one of them – and it’s only 18 minutes long! Continue reading

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A Quiet Place Is a Celebration of Fatherhood and Motherhood

Every day good fathers and mothers quietly go about their lives loving their children and raising them to be happy, productive people. Being a good parent doesn’t earn people accolades or give them fame because it is to be expected. … Continue reading

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