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Joel’s review of A Wrinkle In Time (2018) – I’m sorry, but I didn’t care for it

I remember being introduced to the book by Madeleine L’Engle in 5th grade, but after attempting to read past the first few pages, I do remember being confused and losing interest. Unusual, to be sure. 30 years later, I’ve never read … Continue reading

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Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

It’s 2+ years since the last Muppets film came out, 2011’s The Muppets. Call it what you want, but it was a reboot of sorts for the Muppets. They’ve had a number of hit-or-miss films since the 1980s, with diminishing returns. … Continue reading

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Despicable Me (2010)

One of the films that the kids got for Christmas this year was the 2010 Universal Pictures summer hit Despicable Me. The animated film stars Steve Carrell as Gru, a super-villain who adopts three orphaned girls as part of his … Continue reading

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Brave (2012)

I’m very happy with how this weekend is turning out. We’ve had so many full weekends for months at a time, but this is one of the first weekends in a long time where we’ve had mostly unscheduled time. Besides swimming classes Saturday for … Continue reading

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The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)

Way back in the ealry 1980’s, I still remember when my parents signed up for…… cable TV. Oh, the multitude of viewing options. Besides watching Godzilla and kung-fu films on the weekends on Fox and WPIX in the New York … Continue reading

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Megamind (2010)

It’s been a few weeks since we purchased Megamind on Blu-ray and DVD, but we haven’t had much time to sit down and watch it. This past Friday night was the perfect opportunity to sit down together and watch. Nums and … Continue reading

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Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

On the flight home from Dallas, I watched the rest of Where the Wild Things Are on my iPod, a 2009 film directed by Spike Jonze, and based on the Shel Silverstein children’s book. I remember reading the book decades … Continue reading

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