Tag Archives: Commentary

Timely Movie Review: Elvis

*SPOILERS AHEAD* The recent Baz Luhrmann Elvis biopic succeeds more than it fails.  First and foremost, Austin Butler is very good, and he will likely get a Best Actor Oscar nomination.  His only sin is not being Elvis, but nobody … Continue reading

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Timely Movie Review: Top Gun: Maverick

*SPOILERS (DANGER ZONE) AHEAD* Imagine someone comes to you and says, “I just ate the best hot dog I’ve ever had.” If you’re like me, your response would be something along the lines of “Where did you get it?  Because … Continue reading

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Timely Movie Review: Men

*SPOILERS AHEAD* Alex Garland’s Men was well on its way to being one of the better horror films I’ve seen, but took a detour into a bizarrely graphic, possibly literary-esque symbolism in the final 20-30 minutes that abruptly shifted it … Continue reading

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Timely Movie Review: The Northman

*SPOILERS AHEAD* I see a lot of movies.  Only rarely do I feel the need to write a review about a film I’ve just seen in a theater.  And it usually isn’t the case that I write a review because … Continue reading

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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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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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