Less Than Magnificent


I’m not a big fan of westerns, but I am a fan of Chris Pratt. So I was determined to give The Magnificent Seven a fair shot. Maybe I should have waited for Netflix.

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Pete’s Dragon? – Not Really

peteDragonWhy is this called Pete’s Dragon? I’ve seen Pete’s Dragon and this ain’t it. This was closer to Disney’s earlier summer remake The Jungle Book. What makes this so disappointing has nothing to do with the movie I was given. More about the movie I was promised…

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Upcoming Disney Releases… eep!

Disney Relases
Straight from the Disney Expo to you… a list of upcoming Disney releases!

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Red Dawn vs. Red Dawn

This is a rare occurrence for me. I don’t know how often it’s happened. Three or four times maybe… Continue reading

New Annie on DVD

I had vowed not to rent the new Annie. I was having a mini boycott by not giving them any additional money, perfectly content to wait for Netflix. But, in a moment of weakness, I broke down and rented it. I liked it, but not that much…

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Maleficent… I Kinda Liked It

Sometimes I wish Disney would just stop already with the remakes. Actually, all the time. But as live action Disney remakes go, Maleficent was not bad…

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Godzilla Vs. Godzilla… Vs. Godzilla

Me in New York City, 1998

Me in New York, by a sign promoting the 1998 Godzilla

This last week, me and my son, the Geek Spawn, took some time to get acquainted with the King of the Monsters, in all of his various incarnations. The results are in. He and I shared our preference for our favorite incarnation of Godzilla. Let’s see if you agree…

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Remakes and You: A Public Service Announcement


I’m typically a purist. I want the original and nothing else will do. Every once in a while a movie remake comes out that surpasses the original, but it is extremely rare! I’m not talking about a relaunch of a series, those are a problem for a completely different post. I mean the movies that were so popular that some thought they should be made again. Kind of ironic really. If they’re that good, then enjoy them! Don’t try to change them!

Anywho, let’s take a look at a few then hear about your favorites and least favorites…

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