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May 22 2024

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga – Movie Review

Let me tell you where I’m coming from with this review. My first experiences with Mad Max were in the 1980s, seeing the original Mad Max trilogy on network television. (We didn’t have cable.) I became familiar with George Miller’s undercranking technique to amp his action scenes up to hyperspeed, which injected a certain kind […]
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Jul 28 2015

Vacation

In the early minutes of “Vacation”, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Ed Helms), now a pilot for a discount commercial airline, pronounces to his family that this “Vacation” will be a little different from the first “Vacation”. Because this time around, he points out, it’s two boys instead of a boy and a girl (referring to a […]
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Apr 30 2015

Avengers: Age of Ultron – Mike’s Review

During the opening sequence of  “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, in which our mega-heroes lay siege to a compound belonging to the sinister Hydra organization in a fictitious Eastern European country, I had a vision of the film’s writer/director Joss Whedon playing maniacally with action figures in his parent’s’ basement while mouthing the characters’ frequent wisecracks at […]
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Apr 30 2015

Avengers: Age of Ultron – Eddie’s review

Isaac Asimov’s Zeroth Law of Robotics states: “A robot may not harm humanity, or, by inaction, allow humanity to come to harm.” In the 2004 film very loosely based on (it actually says “suggested by,” not “based on” in the credits) Asimov’s I, Robot, we see the evolution of this Zeroth Law into something very […]
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Nov 8 2013

Thor: The Dark World

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Phase II of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). We’re in a different territory here, folks; the notion of simple sequels no longer applies. Here, we have a living, breathing universe where superheroes fly in and out of each other’s lives as fast as a turning of the worlds. Events and […]
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Oct 2 2013

Rush

“Rush”, which follows the real-life rivalry of Formula One drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during their rise to stardom in the mid-‘70s, is almost the perfect balance between a big budget racing movie and observant, character-driven indie picture. While it might not reinvent the wheel, so to speak, this exceptionally cast, beautifully lensed film, […]
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