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My Favorite Movie Character: Al Frazier

I imagine most people, when asked who is their favorite movie character, would take it as a fun exercise to go through their favorite movies and try to think of the characters that they most enjoyed watching go through struggles … Continue reading

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Can You Imagine Seeing a TV Episode Like This Today?

What would you do if you had to choose how you were going to be killed? Imagine living in a nightmarish dystopia in which logic is an enemy and truth is a menace. You’re not being sentenced to death because … Continue reading

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A Walk to Remember Offers Hope to Bullied and Bullies Alike

I want to share something near and dear to my heart this week. When I was a kid growing up in Washington state, I was very socially awkward and some of my classmates made fun of me mercilessly. Mocks became … Continue reading

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Joke of the Week: Norse Mythology

Which Norse god has the most ironic name? The answer is…

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Movie Matchups: Thor vs. The Ten Commandments (1956)

I recently saw Marvel’s The Avengers and I am so impressed. I wish every big-budget movie could be that entertaining and just plain fun. In preparation for that movie, I watched both Iron Man films, Captain America: The First Avenger, and … Continue reading

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Forgotten Film Gems: Gattaca

Why do great movies like Gattaca bomb at the box office while drivel like Avatar earn way more money than they deserve? I guess the film business is a lot like high school. The smart, nerdy films get ignored while … Continue reading

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The Film That Inspired Me to Graduate from College

My brother-in-law is about to receive his college diploma, so I’d like to take this opportunity to share a deeply personal story about why I decided to go to college and how I endured many struggles and saw it through … Continue reading

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Movie Matchups: Star Trek: The Motion Picture vs. 2001: A Space Odyssey

Since my first attempt at talking about 2001: A Space Odyssey was such a resounding success (Stanley Kubrick fans lined up to hurl insults at me), I thought I might as well finish what I started and try to set … Continue reading

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Moneyball and The Book of Mormon

This is a truly unique article for me. I created the Deja Reviewer website less than a year ago to allow myself to share my enlightening views on film, not literature. I didn’t intend to discuss books at all. I … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Satans: The Joker vs. General Zod

Two of my favorite sequels of all time are The Dark Knight and Superman II. Both of them expand the heroes’ story and deepen the world they inhabit. A lot of the success of these films can be credited directly … Continue reading

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