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Thor: The Dark World [2013]

Perhaps it was unfortunate that I saw this film soon after reading Jenni’s review of Iron Man. The basic criticism she laid was that Tony Stark is an unreconstructed misogynist, which is a hard claim to refute. 435 more words


SUP and Biarritz

Words and pics: Alan Taylor (SUP North)

School’s out for summer! So, with family where do you venture for your summer break? France – that’s where! 1,219 more words


Today in history (January 4th)

Today in history (January 4th)

Alan Taylor at The Atlantic has put together a fantastic collection of images.

It was amazing for me to put faces to Popeye and Olive Oyl (#5).


Terminator Lite

//- Mildly diverting, but the gravitas left with Cameron’s T2.

The Modern Pantheon: Loki

Loki (played magnificently by Tom Hiddleston) is a god. Just ask him:

The above scene from The Avengers (2012, directed by Joss Whedon), in which Loki’s argument is rendered moot by the Hulk, reminds me of a passage from the second chapter of  284 more words


Terminator Genisys - I liked this movie a lot more than I thought I would.

Terminator Genisys by Alan Taylor on Blu-ray
My rating: 9 out of 10 stars

When John Connor (Jason Clarke), leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt.

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Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys (2015)
★★ / ★★★★

In 2029, just when the final assault against Skynet, led by John Connor (Jason Clarke), is finally won, it is discovered that a Terminator had already been sent to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke), mother to the leader of the Resistance, as a fail-safe. 517 more words

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