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The Post!!!

I’m afraid my dear reader this will be less a review and more a deep dive into my reignited passion for writing. While I only claim to be as worldly a wordsmith as Woodward and Burnstein in the quiet of my own cubicle, I know they outrank my meager talents. To further that point I’ve…

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Thor: Ragna-Rocked!!!

This was a fun movie. I know that sounds like a lame first sentence but a fact’s a fact. Ragnarok lacked the Shakespearian influence of the first entry and vastly improved on the steaming pile of terrible that was Thor: The Dark World. Yet this one was a charmer. Director Taika Waititi was tasked with…

Spider-Man Home Again

Tom Holland is the closest we’ve come to a perfect and well-rounded Spider-Man. In the past we have had great Peter Parkers and great Spidermen but never from the same actor. Tobey Maguire provided a pitch perfect Peter Parker acting both in tone and nerdish behavior. His downfall was a poor third act and the…

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Dunkirk!! Perfect Presentation

In the long history of Hollywood War movies we’ve seen the United States stride to victory time and again. A rare occurrence to be sure is the total exclusion of America in a film depicting World War Two. Though not the first time there has been a European depiction of the war effort, Dunkirk certainly…

In Memoriam

John Hurt: John Hurt died with over 200 titles to his name. That doesn’t just happen to any actor. That happens when you have a man who could play every emotion in the human lexicon. His turn as rich in the 1960s “Man For All Seasons” put him on the map. He played character so…