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Joel’s review of Arrival (2016)

I started watching Arrival (2016) on a flight to Dallas, but didn’t finish the 2nd half until I had a chance to request the Blu-ray disc via Netflix this week. From what I watched initially, I was absolutely fascinated by the look … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 (2017)

After running a few errands on a Saturday, we went to see Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 opening weekend. This is the latest MCU featuring this version of the Guardians. Once again directed by Peter Gunn, the film follows up … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Star Trek Beyond (2016)

[This is one of those catch-up posts from earlier.] The last weekend of July, we me up with friends Douglas & Kathy in Parsippany to see Star Trek Beyond. The plan was to grab some lunch, then see Star Trek. We … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Robocop (2014)

I recently discovered that the 2014 Robocop remake was available on Netflix. Funny — hadn’t noticed it before. I’ve avoided most remakes, including that one for Total Recall. Listen, I’m not against a remake if it is going to be … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of The World’s End (2013)

HBO recently had The World’s End on, so I recorded it for viewing later when the kiddos would not be around. This is the fourth Simon Pegg and Nick Frost film that I’ve seen now. Let’s see, I’ve seen them in Shaun … Continue reading

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