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I could feel my brain have convulsions while watching Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)

The last film I watched on the plane ride home from London was Pacific Rim: Uprising. Back in 2013, I enjoyed the original film a bunch. The science didn’t entirely make sense, but it was brought up minimally and I did my … Continue reading

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I, Tonya

The 2nd film I watched on the flight home was I, Tonya. This is a 2017 film starring Margot Robbie as the titular Tonya Harding. Based on the life of former competitive figure skater Tonya Harding,the film gives viewers a … Continue reading

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I watched A Quiet Place (2018) and it’s an excellent and suspenseful film

On the plane ride coming home from London, I had an opportunity for quality downtime and I watched three recent films – A Quiet Place, I, Tonya, and Pacific Rim: Uprising. Two of these films were good. The Pacific Rim … Continue reading

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I watched Tomb Raider (2018) and Alicia Vikander is the best part of the film

During our flight to London, I watched Tomb Raider (2018), the latest attempt at bringing Lara Croft to life on the big screen. The film stars Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft from the new video game series beginning with 2013’s Tomb … Continue reading

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The Get Smart (2008) film reminded me of the old Naked Gun series

When I was growing up, I was a huge fan of the old reruns of the 1960s Get Smart television show. Starring Don Adams and Barbara Feldon, and created by Buck Henry and Mel Brooks (never heard of this Mel Brooks … Continue reading

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I wasn’t sure about watching Christopher Robin (2018) but it was alright

I had some reservations about seeing Christopher Robbin — the 2018 Disney film about the adult version of Christopher Robbin. It wasn’t the casting as I’m a big fan of Ewan McGregor and Hayley Atwell. I heard some early reviews weren’t so … Continue reading

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I finished watching Blade Runner 2049 over the course of a week — why did it take me that long?

I watched the original Blade Runner (1982) film years ago. Directed by Ridley Scott, I remember thinking the film was pretty interesting. Fascinating cinematography, design, etc. I don’t remember the story being all that amazing — I thought it was … Continue reading

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Friday night date night with my wife, Ant-Man and the Wasp, and takeout sushi

My wife and I went out Friday night after work to see Ant-Man and the Wasp, Marvel’s latest MCU film. We originally planned to watch it with the kids, but they were repeatedly difficult this week, and took away movie … Continue reading

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We saw Ocean’s 8 – good characters, not so interesting plot 

Nums and I went to see Ocean’s 8 earlier this month on a Friday night. The film is a spin-off from Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s trilogy and features an ensemble cast, including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah … Continue reading

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We went to see Solo: A Star Wars Story opening weekend. It’s not perfect, but it’s fine. Stop panicking.

We went to see Solo: A Star Wars Story opening weekend back at the end of May. The film’s production had a slightly troubled history. Lucasfilm dismissed original directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller due to creative differences (never a good sign) and … Continue reading

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