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Sigh a little more

Sigh a little more

A little meditation on song lyrics to liven things up around here.  Lyrics by William Shakespeare, music by Joss Whedon, […]

Jun 7, 2013     Comments Off on Sigh a little more
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The Huntsman’s Star Turn

The Huntsman’s Star Turn

Red Riding Hood & the Huntsman, a sketch that was inspired by that OTHER movie last summer with a huntsman. […]

Dec 5, 2012     Comments Off on The Huntsman’s Star Turn
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Skyfalling

Skyfalling

Bond 23 grapples with the challenge of doing a more personal film about a character who has no actual personality. […]

Nov 14, 2012     1 Comment
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Celluloid Stories (October 2012)

Celluloid Stories (October 2012)

I reviewed five movies in from Sept. 28 through Halloween, and only the highly praised “The Master” earned my ire.  […]

Nov 2, 2012     Comments Off on Celluloid Stories (October 2012)
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Heroine Addict 04: Intro to Modesty

Heroine Addict 04: Intro to Modesty

Inauguration of an obsession: A first look at British adventure character Modesty Blaise, an undersung treasure of the thriller genre, […]

Oct 25, 2011     Comments Off on Heroine Addict 04: Intro to Modesty
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Heroine Addict 03: Tara Chace’s Last Run

Heroine Addict 03: Tara Chace’s Last Run

Greg Rucka’s latest, and probably final, Tara Chase story is a great read—a tense, taut bit of plotting and pacing. […]

Oct 22, 2011     Comments Off on Heroine Addict 03: Tara Chace’s Last Run
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Heroine Addict 02: A Moodier Mystery

Heroine Addict 02: A Moodier Mystery

After Steig Larsson’s deliberate thrillers, the more organic and emotional writing of fellow Swede Henning Mankell is a marked contrast. […]

Oct 13, 2011     Comments Off on Heroine Addict 02: A Moodier Mystery
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Heroine Addict 01: Details, Details …

Heroine Addict 01: Details, Details …

Themed Book Reviews! Starting an autumn series about female-centric thrillers! First, the obvious: Steig Larsson’s Girl Who Did Stuff trilogy […]

Oct 9, 2011     1 Comment
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Contagion: Battling the Invisible Villain

Contagion: Battling the Invisible Villain

I’m remiss in my movie reviewing (new job’s kicking my ass), but two recent films have interested me as challenges […]

Sep 14, 2011     2 Comments
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Summer Heroes: Lunch With the CGI Guys

Summer Heroes: Lunch With the CGI Guys

Working on a superhero movie. What could be more fun for the special-effects guys, right? Right? (Look inside for more […]

Aug 9, 2011     1 Comment
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Movie Reviews:  Cowboys & Muggles & Geeks

Movie Reviews: Cowboys & Muggles & Geeks

Apart from the superhero flicks this summer, I’ve reviewed a few other blockbuster-flavored movies at Badmouth.net. Super 8 uber alles! […]

Aug 6, 2011     3 Comments
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Summer Superhero Scorecard

Summer Superhero Scorecard

Adam and Brian take on the Summer 2011 superhero movies.  Artist vs. Writer!  Good-hearted joe vs. wise-ass cynic!  Spoiler alert:  […]

Aug 4, 2011     1 Comment
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