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Staff Writer | Sitting in a Dark Room with Strangers

2015 got me back into movies in a big way. I’ve always been a movie buff but there was a time from 2011 to Jurassic World where I wasn’t really watching anything. This year I got back into movies with a vengeance. I saw a little more than fifty movies this year in the theaters, so I think I have pretty good feel for the good, the bad, and the disappointments of 2015. Continue reading

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Staff Writer | Star Wars: I love the Universe, I don’t like the movies

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens released just a couple of weeks ago. Like many Star Wars fans I was there opening night. But as I purchased my tickets, I was stunned at how fast the time had passed by from when Disney bought the franchise from George Lucas back in 2012 and announced the next trilogy of films. I have been almost totally disengaged from the built-up to this movie. Yes, I checked out ever trailer and most every article I happened across, but I wasn’t jittery with excitement the way I was for The Hateful Eight this year. Continue reading

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Staff Writer | Cool Christmas Gift Ideas, 2015

Christmas is only a couple days away and the time is nigh to think up some cool gift to make up for the fact that you got behind doing other things. Here are a few really neat ideas you could purchase and have drop-shipped to the intended party’s house just in time for… well… New Year’s. It’s the thought that counts, right? Continue reading

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Staff Writer | Review: The Visit

M. Night Shyamalan just made a movie that doesn’t look like it outright sucks! I gots to see this!

He sat in the theater seat, popcorn and icee in hand— a total violation of his diet—waiting to see if the rumors are true. “Could it be?” our movie going hero thought. “Could this movie not be a total crapfest?!” The lights of the theater dimmed, he readied himself…  but first twenty minutes of trailers and commercials!

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….The movie credits rolled, the lights came up. 

“Mother of God” he said “Why did I wear my sunglasses the whole time?!”

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