Please, Make Them Stop!

I don’t understand why some people feel the need to text during movies.  Are they bored?  Do they not realize that every time they open their phone, they illuminate the entire area around them with their glowing screens?  Do they realize how rude and distracting that is?  Do they care? It is seriously sad if people…
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The Kraken: Technologically Awesome Or A Bit Anticlimatic?

As promised, here are my thoughts on Clash of the Titans.  Anyone who went to the movie expecting something intellectually deep and inspiring will most likely be disappointed.  Since I did not go to the movie with those expectations, I enjoyed it. From what I remember about the Perseus and Andromeda myth (mostly from reading…
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Let’s Hear It For The HazMat People!

While looking at some newspapers from March, I saw some pictures from the Oscars.  I felt a bit of a glow when I remembered Kathryn Bigelow’s Best Director win for The Hurt Locker.  That was a well-deserved win, and not just because it was about time a woman director took home an Oscar.  The Hurt…
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Like Oil And Vinegar? Consider Mayonnaise.

Some of my friends like to tease me about watching BBC miniseries, but I still have no shame in admiting I like them, especially if the screenplay was written by Andrew Davies. I just finished watching He Knew He Was Right, a miniseries based on Anthony Trollope’s book of the same title.  (I read the…
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Men Behaving Strangely

Hollywood keeps churning out war-related movies, even though audiences seem to be tired of them (note the lackluster results for Green Zone).  However, there are exceptions.  The Men Who Stare at Goats is one such exception.  Although it’s hard to tell what the movie is actually about, it is worth watching for the exploration of the…
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