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Doug Reviews: Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

For over two decades, Pixar has dominated the animation realm with their fantastic films that appeal to both kids and adults. Every other animation studio, including Disney’s own in-house studio, has played catch-up trying to match Pixar’s success in both computer animation and storytelling. 608 more words


Films That Are Worth Your While: Leviathan (2014)

Taking place in a small coastal town in Russia, a family is under threat of having their home demolished by the towns mayor. The father, Kolya, recruits his friend and lawyer, Dmitriy, to fight the demolition and save the family home. 8 more words

Shakespeare Saturday: You Can Say Macbeth if You Watch it On A Screen

Heyo! Welcome to the very last of Shakespeare-a-palooza 2016’s Shakespeare Saturdays! The next time you see me (C), Nerd Cactus will be in lovely, amazing Stratford, Ontario for some Shakespeare! 1,138 more words

Hail, Caesar!


Certainly not the best Coen brothers film I’ve seen.


Hunger Games is more than Battle Royale with Cheese

I’ve been thinking a lot about the common connection drawn between Battle Royale and The Hunger Games. I can’t speak to whether Suzanne Collins saw  526 more words


Casino Royale with Cheese

I’m stoking the creative embers in hope of breathing new life into my dwindling book cover design fire. Looking at my efforts thus far, it’s entirely likely I lack the chops to pull it off. 562 more words


Movie Review: Dirty Grandpa: Why Did I Watch it?

Dirty Grandpa (2016)

Genre:Comedy? (I thought comedies were humorous in some form.)

Starring: Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Aubrey Plaza, Dermot Mulroney, Danny Glover

Rotten Tomatoes:11%  and 46%  (11% feels right, if even a little high. 378 more words