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The Terminator

“Come with me if you wanna live!” There have been some pretty good titles over the course of human fiction.  Consider this one:  James Cameron’s The Terminator (1984).  How pleased were they when they came up with that title?  It’s no … Continue reading

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Alien³

All they have to do is run down a damn corridor. An interesting part of the Alien series is its intent and ability to attract quality directors.  Alien³ (1992) being the first feature film from David Fincher—who, to this day, has yet … Continue reading

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Recommended Movies on BluRay/DVD for Christmas

The time for this post was probably on Thursday, so I’ll have to cater to the more discerning (and semi-procrastinating) holiday shopper.  Lucky for you, DVDs and BluRays are far less likely to sell out than a 60″ television at … Continue reading

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Alien

The first thing I’m doing when I get back, is get some decent food. “In space, no one can hear you scream.”  That’s got to be one of the best lines of all time.  Alien (1979), like Jaws (1975), puts its heroes … Continue reading

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Prometheus

I think they want us to come and find them. There are unconventional sci-fi films.  There’s a spectrum.  On the one side is the superhero genre.  The world is on the line and there’s only one man…  On the other … Continue reading

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Women As People in Film (Part IV)

Part I, Part II, Part III, meet Part IV. Behind the Market So women go to bad woman movies.  But that is so counter to my (and I’d say “our”) intuition, right?  We’ve got woman empowerment, we laugh ironically or … Continue reading

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Women As People in Film (Part III)

This is Part III, which is the penultimate installment in the Quadrilogy.  (Part I, Part II) Causes The questions are (1) why weren’t there more strong female characters and (2) why are there so many more now? Am I engaging … Continue reading

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