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Frankenstein

Do you share my madness? How odd it is that Hollywood, so often derided for near-dependence on adaptations and sequels, has avoided re-making certain classic, period adaptations.  Or perhaps I should marvel that they do not re-remake those films, like … Continue reading

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Ratatouille

Combine one flavor with another and something new was created! It’s a Pixar kind of day.  Earlier this week, I got into the dark and depressing, life is hell kind of movies with Meek’s Cutoff (2010), Funny Games (2007), and La Vie … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

All good stories have embellishments. The more I think about it, the angrier I get.  A part of that must certainly be that it’s after 4:00 in the morning.  The rest of it is the reason I’m up at 4:00am and … 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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