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The Founder: Must See

The Founder is primarily about Ray Kroc, the man behind what McDonald’s became until his death. It also entails the two brothers (Mac and Dick) who created the original restaurant Kroc hijacked and transformed into an empire that still feeds … Continue reading

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Kong: Skull Island: Worth Seeing!

Kong delivered where the recent Godzilla failed. How? Firstly, Godzilla is the “hero” monster that kind of shows up to defeat two other moth-like things. Its pace was blech and when it was all over, Godzilla was the lesser problem. Kong on the other … Continue reading

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Fist Fight: Disappointment

The other half of our recent double feature was my choice after John Wick 2 and I didn’t fare any better in this rather by-the-numbers comedy playing up Charlie Day’s spastic character from Philly and the often grouchy Ice Cube. The difference? … Continue reading

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John Wick 2: Stop Bothering!

People didn’t listen the first time. Now they went and made a sequel thanks to the original making an actual profit. Now I was dragged to this because Somara loves these Hong Kong knockoffs. I figured the character had killed off … Continue reading

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RIP Bill Paxton

What a fricking pisser to wake up to and see on the news within the first five minutes of my morning. I thought last year took away too many beloved people and now ’17 is trying to outdo ’16 by … Continue reading

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The Dark Crystal in 70mm

Another interesting choice for Alamo’s 70mm series. I haven’t seen The Dark Crystal in years. I want to say I may have via Somara’s DVD collection but I keep thinking back to my senior year of high school when it was … Continue reading

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Trainspotting: 20 or so years later

With the upcoming sequel due in a few weeks, Alamo had a screening recently that I wanted to revisit as preparation plus I hadn’t remember watching Trainspotting in years. I did read the book after seeing it at the old Village Four … Continue reading

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Lego Batman: Must See

The breakout character from the hit Lego Movie stars in what will have to be the sequel until there is a second Lego Movie. This isn’t a bad thing, it’s completely the opposite, totally awesome. We get to see the Will Arnett … Continue reading

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Hidden Figures: Worth Seeing

Firstly, I thought it was weird that 20th Century Fox made this movie. Then I remembered how the crew at The Simpsons said Murdoch doesn’t really care what the entertainment division does, as long as its profitable, thus it can contradict his propaganda-hate … Continue reading

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Black Sunday

I have been saving this movie for when the Super Bowl comes around because the plot is hinged on the big game. Somehow, I’ve missed the deadline three years running thanks to illness or other emergencies. It isn’t on Netflix lately … Continue reading

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