Tag Archives: Films

The Craft of Learning An Art

I’ve been working on writing my first television pilot script recently. As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been busy doing all sorts of writing, but the pilot is the thing I’ve been focusing on a lot. I also … Continue reading

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Time, Energy and the Will to Write

Time. Time and energy. They are intrinsically linked, as Einstein knew so well (see E=mc² and the whole of relativity theory). I’ve not had a lot of time to write this blog recently. Or, rather, I’ve had the same amount … Continue reading

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A Year In Review… And A Turn to the Future

Well, 2016 has sucked. From way, way, way too many celebrity deaths (or at least ones I actually liked) to “democracy” gone awry at pretty much every turn to a host of other issues that have made this the “Worst. … Continue reading

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Strange Times, Mister Doctor

Having finally gotten around to seeing the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, I have some thoughts on Doctor Strange. The Good The basic requirement of any medium of entertainment is entertainment. If you get bored during a movie … Continue reading

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In the Criminal Justice System…

Found guilty — at least in the press — of a crime they didn’t commit. Vilified in the media and public. Falsely accused. It makes for gripping drama. It also makes for tragic reality. I could just as easily be … Continue reading

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Comic-Con Previews

I wrote a while ago about not watching TV or movie previews. Generally I don’t.  Not because they’re not interesting, but often because I have other things I’d rather watch. Or that I don’t want to get overly excited (or … Continue reading

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Spoiler Alert

I’ve been keeping up with plenty of movies and TV shows in the past few months, from the latest Star Wars to Captain America to Game of Thrones.  For all of them there have been previews online, on TV and, … Continue reading

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Long Overdue Daredevil Review

As any regular reader (or anyone looking at the display of most-used tags will see), I’m a big fan of Marvel and the MCU world they’ve been building for the last eight years. I’ve enjoyed all the movies — by … Continue reading

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Captain America: Civil War or, Avengers: Dissension In the Ranks

Wow. I went in expecting to like the movie. I had very high hopes for Captain America: Civil War. Mostly, it lived up to them. Like other Marvel products of the MCU, it had a good mix of action, comedy, … Continue reading

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The Decline and Fall of Space Science Fiction

The 2000’s have been dominated by superhero action films and, recently, TV shows. Ever since the first X-Men film with Hugh Jackman was released, superheroes have been more popular than ever. Yes, there have been superhero movies and TV shows based … Continue reading

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