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Review: I Spit on Your Grave

I am celebrating Spooktober with a horror movie each day and I began the month with “I Spit On Your Grave”. This is the 2010 remake. My plan isn’t only movies I haven’t seen, but I plan on expanding…

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Buffy Revisited: 7 Season’s of Love

I just finished watching Buffy with my husband. It’s been several years since I had visited the series and it took us the entire summer to get there. There are a few cornerstone movies, books, and shows that have…

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Review: Anna (2019)

I saw the trailer for “Anna” at the “John Wick 3” viewing and it was pretty clever advertising. In it, we saw an exotic looking blonde executing 20 plus “bad guys” in a restaurant with the same fighting style…

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Review: Thrawn Treason

Thrawn may be one of the most compelling and terrifying villains in all of the EU and any other part of the Star Wars verse. Only in the last few years were we fans lucky enough to reap the…

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Why I Abandoned The Walking Dead

There was a time when “The Walking Dead” was my favorite show on TV. Conceptually it was fantastic. The characters were dynamic and while not all likable were still compelling. The narrative was in constant movement and evolution and…

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Review: Ad Astra

On the surface Ad Astra presents itself as a fairly straight forward science fiction tale about the relationships between father and son. But in reality, it has a lot more to say about modern society, the role of masculinity,…

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Where Did All the Buddy Comedies Die?

Where did all the buddy comedies go? There are so many great things about the ’80s and 90’s buddy comedy programmers. For years it seemed like everywhere we looked a new comedy was coming out, but now they seem…