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Solo: A Star Wars Story

Spoiler Alert Released on the Forty-first anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope it doesn’t match that deified film but makes a strong entry. Solo takes a minute or two to get its legs but quickly begins to tell a story that’s familiar and unique all at the same time. Han Solo is the scoundrel…

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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…

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Hugh Hefner an American Icon

We live in a time period where it might be considered politically incorrect to praise the president and CEO of a nude magazine. But that’s exactly what we’re going to do. Hugh Hefner spent the better part of five decades perfecting and then keeping alive the same magazine. In this time of technology with information…

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…