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The World’s End

We are here to get annihilated! Do you know what a Cornetto is?  The guy in front of me at The World’s End (2013) does.  His desire to communicate that fact may have exceeded his actual satisfaction.  A Cornetto, for my non-UK … Continue reading

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Second Thoughts on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

On the first viewing, I saw The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) in “2D”–which of course isn’t two dimensional as we can perceive depth in the images–but on the second viewing, I saw it in HFR 3D Real-D Xd.  HFR is high frame rate whereby the … 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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British Drama: A Guide (Part II: The Mystery Tier 1)

Tier One – Buy Low, Sell NEVER! Inspector Morse (1987-2000) Morse, everyone just calls me Morse. DCI Morse (John Thaw) is the prickly, classical-music loving, educated, snobby, crossword-solving detective who investigates the incredibly over-abundant murders of Oxford.  Helping him in this … Continue reading

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British Comedy: A Guide (Part V: One Hour Comedy)

Guidance We’ve had SitComs, Sketch Shows, and Panel Shows.  But wait, there’s more to comedy than that.  There’s also the One Hour Comedies.  These are relatively rare commodities and all the ones that I’ve come in contact with are pretty … Continue reading

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