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Second Thoughts on Prometheus (2012)

On my second viewing of Prometheus (2012), which I reviewed last week, I realized what was happening–both on a macro level and in the details of the film’s story.  To my infinite shame, I didn’t fully understand so many of the movie’s … 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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Snow White and the Huntsman

Magic comes at a lofty price. A movie is a team effort.  If everyone pulls their weight, the movie will be perfect.  But heroes are so hard to find, so it’s more likely that there will be weak links in … Continue reading

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Young Adult

Take that liver! This isn’t the movie you thought it was.  It’s far darker than that. Mavis (Charlize Theron) is the ghost author of a young adult/chick lit series.  She’s got some serious issues.  Mavis gets an announcement of the birth … Continue reading

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