Author Archives: Tom Garrett

Untimely Movie Review – Warner Bros. 50 Film Collection: 2004-2010

At long last, after eight years, I’ve reached the home stretch of the Warner Bros. 50 Film Collection.  The list below covers all but the very last film in the collection, which I decided to save for a final post.  This … Continue reading

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Untimely Movie Review: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Curiously, the Warner Bros. 50 Film Collection includes all three Lord of the Rings films.  Despite the fact that there are several other films in the collection that come from multi-movie franchises, LOTR is the only such franchise that gets more than … Continue reading

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Let’s All Make Fun of Tom’s Brackets (2022 Edition)

A funny thing happened during last year’s NCAA Tournament. Breaking from my long-established record of futility, as prominently displayed in 2011, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019, I somehow bounced back from the one-year COVID tournament layoff to . . … Continue reading

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Untimely Movie Review: Harry Potter

As I move forward through the Warner Bros. 50 Film Collection, the set affords me an opportunity to take a much-delayed detour into a vast cinematic universe. After plowing through the 90s, I got to The Matrix, which inspired me to … Continue reading

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(Mostly) Untimely Movie Review: The Matrix Series

Continuing my strong stretch run through the Warner Bros. 50 Film Collection, I now get to tackle The Matrix.  However, with a fourth Matrix film recently in theaters, and, strangely enough, not having seen any of them, I decided to watch all … Continue reading

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Untimely Movie Review – Warner Bros. 50 Film Collection: 1989-1994

In accordance with the plan I laid out a few weeks back, I now resume my survey of the Warner Bros. 50 Film Collection.  I’ve made good on my word to power through the rest of it, and, as of … Continue reading

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Unsolicited Warner Bros. 50 Film Collection Review Project Update

Way back in 2014, I set out to review every film in the Warner Bros. 50 Film Collection.  I did great at first!  However, as the years (and responsibilities) piled up, this vow soon became an impediment to completing this … Continue reading

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Timely Movie Review: The Last Duel

*SPOILERS AHEAD* The Last Duel, Ridley Scott’s latest effort, has much to like.  The cinematography is very strong.  The focus on the legal norms of the day, including the loophole of sorts exploited to arrive at the duel itself, is … Continue reading

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Untimely Movie Review: Full Metal Jacket

If you saw Full Metal Jacket years ago, or you’ve only watched a few key scenes on YouTube, you probably love the movie.  Or, you think you do, anyway.   If it’s been a while since you’ve seen it, it may come as … Continue reading

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NCAA Football without the “NCAA”

Originally posted on The Axis of Ego:
NCAA Football, long a staple of the EA Sports gaming line-up, will cease to exist after the current version—a least under that name. The NCAA announced yesterday that it would not renew its long-standing…

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