Category Archives: Movies

Movies in Theaters and on our TV

Alamo Drafthouse files for Chapter 11, loses the Ritz

Yesterday, the day after our asshole governor decided to create more super spreader events (upcoming Spring Breaks filled with dill holes), my favorite movie theater chain has declared bankruptcy. To add insult to injury, they shuttered their premiere location in … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman 1984: needs more development/editing

It’s a good thing AT&T prepared for a beating by going with this sequel via streaming because 84 was another mediocre DC movie. What a pisser, I really liked the first one plus I was looking forward to the next chapter … Continue reading

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A most righteous and awesome jersey

Geeky Jerseys gave me second chance to get my customized version of this very Eighties and spectacular design thanks to the third movie debuting late last year. The design fits the former description because the colors utilized were pretty common … Continue reading

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Ad Astra, more like Ad Satietatem

I watched this last year as an accidental run of depressing Sci-Fi flicks I found on streaming services: Prospect, Aniara and A Quiet Place. The last one was Horror too but it’s set in the near future as some time had passed since the … Continue reading

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Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure

My movie review procrastination is semi-over! It was mostly driven by way too many things but I’m using the Texas Snowmageddon 2021 – Volume II‘s conclusion to get this new overdue subcategory rolling It’s based my attempt to bring Jennifer … Continue reading

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RIP Christopher Plummer

To the world, he was immortalized as Captain von Trapp from The Sound of Music yet he appeared in a ka-jillion things, most recently he was the cunning author who baffled his family, police and a silly detective in Knives Out. I … Continue reading

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RIP Cloris Leachman

Another stalwart of Mel Brooks’ comedies but also a heavy hitter when it came to drama since Cloris won an Oscar® for The Last Picture Show, a movie keep trying to see but put off. TCM’s 30 Days of Ocsars is coming up, … Continue reading

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RIP: Gregory Sierra

You may not recall his name, but Gregory was a frequent guest or recurring cast member in my SitComs I grew up with. The main one was Barney Miller as a detective who had to live with killing a suspect in … Continue reading

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Soul: Pixar rebounds…for now

What a pisser that I didn’t get to see this for the first time at Alamo Drafthouse for Soul was definitely an event movie and I can only imagine them having some original snipe before the main attraction. Oh, of course … Continue reading

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Seems about right, thanks Patton & Screen Junkies

 The masters of reworking movie trailers (and sometimes TV shows) did a solid job bludgeoning the obvious on how shitty 2020 was and will be remembered. It’s cool that Screen Junkies got Patton Oswalt to participate. Past guests Ryan … Continue reading

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Holiday greetings from the South Pole!

Oddly, when I sent those guys at the Antarctica Research Center, their card never arrived according to USPS. Maybe I’ll have better luck next year.

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RIP David Lander

To my generation, he was Squiggy on Laverne & Shirley. Whenever the show needed that comedic answer to “what else could happen?” you’d hear his signature “hello,” as he and Lenny (Michael McKean) entered Laverne and Shirley’s basement apartment. I knew … Continue reading

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Wild Hogs blech

This was another Jennifer pick I put off writing about due to laziness/complacency. She likes it because she’s a big fan of William H Macy which is cool, he’s a great actor. Sadly, he’s in the horrible dud alongside the … Continue reading

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RIP David Prowse

The man behind the mask for the good Star Wars trilogy is gone. It’s sad that David and Lucas were never able patch up their falling out, whatever it may have been and given Lucas’ ego, I’m going to side with David. … Continue reading

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Yellow Rose: Worth Seeing

Alamo Drafthouse is back…sort of. They have social distancing protocols in place which lets you enjoy what makes them special yet it was rather weird, and a bummer. Jennifer really wanted to see this movie while I wanted to get … Continue reading

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