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The Revenant is splendid but not satisfying (Oscars 2016 recap, no spoilers, Flash Review)

I continue my Oscars recap with The Revenant, the historical survival drama that FINALLY netted Leonardo DiCaprio his Best Actor Oscar.

I have been a fan of Leo (can I call him Leo?) since  271 more words


The Magic of My Neighbour Totoro: 5 from Futaki Pt 1/5 (Flash Review <300 words)

I never knew her name but I have loved herwork. Japanese animator Makiko Futaki of animating powerhouse Studio Ghibli passed away this month at age 57. 327 more words


BITT presents sci fi/action gem Equilibrium (Flash Review <300 words)

Greetings folkses. Supreme Mango Overlord Julien here with Back in Times Thursdays (BITT) where we look at some older movies that are worth a first, second or fiftieth viewing. 265 more words


MacGyver reboot trailer has me asking "why oh why?" (Flash Review <300 words)

SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO my friend ask me to comment on the trailer (link below) for the CBS reboot of “MacGyver”. You remember MacGyver right? From the 80s. Richard Dean Anderson’s wicked hair. 273 more words


X-Men: Apocalypse Spoiler Free (Flash Review <300 words)

Greeting folkses. Your mango overlord Julien had the pleasure of watching the latest X-Men film last night.

Now I was pumped from the trailers. We have Apocalypse as big bad and you don’t much bigger bad than the quasi-immortal god complex first mutant. 260 more words


Flash Reviews #4

Sometimes “I like” and “I don’t like” suffice.

Short and (relatively) concise reviews. I aim for under 100 words, but I occasionally tend to ramble. 609 more words

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Doctor Who New Companion Clip aka Bill & Doc's Excellent Adventures (Flash Review <300 words)

Greetings Whovians and people with a passing interest in Doctor Who (why else would you be reading this post).

So I was watching a clip posted by the BBC featuring Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and Pearl Mackie as new companion Bill (which may be a nickname)  running in a corridor from the dreaded Daleks. 247 more words

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