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Summer Movie Monsters: Deep Rising 1998

Next up in the Summer Movie Monster series is 1998’s Deep Rising. Off the beaten path this this flick certainly meets my criteria and sticks with the theme of fun. Deep Rising takes us away from the traditional “Big Fish” monster and into the world of the sea creature. Further, we are introduced to the…

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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…