Category Archives: Movie Reviews

The Perfect Endgame

I’m just kidding; there is no such thing as a perfect story. What there are, are stories that are so great to experience that they don’t leave room in your head to criticize them while enjoying them. That’s Avengers: Endgame. … Continue reading

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A New Marvel

It was the best of films, it was the worst of films. Just caught Captain Marvel today, and it was worth the price of admission. It added another brick to the structure of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and had quite … Continue reading

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An Incredible Sequel.

I like to think about what words used to mean. Take “incredible.” It’s the opposite of “credible”, which is to say it originally meant “unbelievable.” Not always in a good way. “You claim that you had no knowledge of a … Continue reading

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Wakanda Nights.

Sorry to not post for so long; when I get stuck in my writing, even my casual writing suffers. Now with the complete alpha-reader draft of Recursion complete, I’m finally turning my head to writing of other things and playing … Continue reading

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Fight For Justice!

  Ignore the critics, and go see this movie. Seriously, I just got back from watching it (well, with a detour for a burger at Red Robin’s). I know the critics are panning it–41% Tomato Rating on Rotten Tomatoes. But … Continue reading

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She Is A Wonder

It is easy to forget that “wonder” is a much bigger word than its normal usage.  We say, “I wonder what time the movie starts.” Wonder Woman brings the wonder in its old sense, the emotion aroused by something awe-inspiring, … Continue reading

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Suicide Squad Completed the Mission

  Not the Good Guys. So, I saw Suicide Squad this week. I’m going to spoiler the heck out of it, so 1.) DC comics fans should go see it, and 2.) stop reading until you get back. We good? … Continue reading

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War is Never Civil.

Team Steve! Team Tony! Wait, this feels familiar… I have just come from watching Captain America III: Civil War. I went into it with lower expectations than I might have; Batman v. Superman was…okay but flawed and I enjoyed it … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Batman v Superman.

Superhero epic as war movie. A few of my readers have expressed enthusiasm over hearing my thoughts on Batman vs. Superman. I suppose they think that, being a successful writer of superhero fiction myself, I am uniquely qualified to pass … Continue reading

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Hope and Fear as The Force Awakens.

Now that pretty much everyone has seen The Force Awakens, I can seriously (and unseriously) talk about it. Nothing I write here will change anybody’s mind about the film, one way or another, but you get to hear what I … Continue reading

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