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Tangled

Just want to remind everyone that Disney’s Tangled is coming out on home video today.  It’s a great movie both I and my daughter loved.  In a nutshell, it is the classic fairy tale of Rapunzel infused with a lot of … Continue reading

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Fighting Pre-Crime

In the 2002 movie Minority Report,  police make use of ‘precogs’ – people with the ability to dream of crime before it happens – to arrest suspects for wrongs they have yet to commit.  This works well, even driving down … Continue reading

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Premakes

Recently I came across a delightful YouTube channel by whoiseyevan (aka Ivan Guerrero) called Premakes.  His tag line is “What if movies were made before they were made?”, and Ivan does exactly that. Using clips from classic films, he pieces together … Continue reading

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Are sequels as good as the first movie?

As an analyst by trade, I love a good infographic.  I also love movies, so nothing geeks me up more than an IG about movies.  A few weeks ago I posted about a great interactive infographic which showed the weekly … Continue reading

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Tron: Legacy – A Three Part Review (Part 3 – The Message)

In the first and second parts of my review of Tron: Legacy, I talked about the things I liked and did not like about the movie.  But what are the messages in T:L?  There are many I can recall, but … Continue reading

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Tron: Legacy – A Three Part Review (Part 2 – The Bad)

So was Tron: Legacy anything more than ear and eye candy?  Unfortunately, the story was a little flat, and it felt very Lucasian – my term for the plot being the shortest route between two action set pieces.  As a … Continue reading

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Tron: Legacy – A Three Part Review (Part 1 – The Good)

Over the holidays my dad and I went to see Tron: Legacy in IMAX 3-D. If you read my  Speculative Fiction Christmas wish list, you know how hopeful I was for this movie. After all, the original Tron was ahead of … Continue reading

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How’d Your Favorite Movie Do in 2010?

I’m a big fan of movies, and I bet you might have a few favorites yourself.  Well, how big were the movies you liked last year? Zach Beane has created a cool infographic which tracks major movie releases weekly in … Continue reading

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