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  • Movie Review: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

    For a certain slice of the population (which includes me) “Gilliam’s Quixote movie” has for the past 20 years or so been kind of like the End Times to a fundamentalist Christian. Every few years we’d see some kind of a sign (occasionally accompanied by trippy visuals) that it was… more>>

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  • Mad Scientist

    How To Become A Mad Scientist

    I posted this article on ehow.com about 10 a decade ago and recently discovered that it’s no longer there. So I’m posting it here with a few minor edits.  Between the crashing economy and the war on science waged by Republican politicians, it’s hard for a scientist to find good… more>>

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  • Movie Review: Justice League

    Before I discuss Justice League, a quick recap of my thoughts on the DCEU so far (links go to full reviews): I was ambivalent about Man of Steel, and my main complaint had more to do with a fundamental failure to grasp the role of Jonathan Kent (and Jonathan Kent’s… more>>

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  • Movie Review: Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

    I remember being kind of ambivalent about the first Resident Evil movie. The action was good, but the story didn’t really hold together all that well. It seemed more complicated than it needed to be to justify the action scenes and less complicated than it needed to be to work… more>>

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  • Review: Suicide Squad

    [Editor’s Note: This review may seem jumbled and disjointed, but it’s at least 1,000 times more coherent than the plot of the Suicide Squad.] Will Smith is mad, Harley’s crazy. They both have theme music. Amanda Waller has theme music, too. It’s “Sympathy for the Devil,” which makes sense. Seems… more>>

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"The success of most Hollywood films these days is down to fact that they're comforting. They tie things up in nice little bows and give you answers, even if the answers are stupid, you go home and you don't have to think about it."--Terry Gilliam


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