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Wild Bill (1995)

Most of us know very little about the history of the American West. The realities of the westward expansion that started in the nineteenth century were overwhelmed by the fantasies from the very beginning. 1,021 more words

Cinema Scoring

Snowpiercer (2013).

“Order is the barrier that holds back the flood of death. We must all of us on this train of life remain in our allotted station. 411 more words

Movie Review: Hercules (2014)

+ Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is a musclebound beast, which fits the myth perfectly, and makes his unbelievable feats of strength slightly more… well, believable (still, seeing him with long hair is very distracting) 228 more words

TV & Movies

"Only Lovers Left Alive" - the review

From IMDB:

A depressed musician reunites with his lover, though their romance – which has already endured several centuries – is disrupted by the arrival of uncontrollable younger sister. 589 more words

Movie Reviews

Hercules is Too Human

Brett Ratner’s pedestrian take on the half-tank, half-man is an unfortunate bait-and-switch for audiences. Marketed as a mythic adventure full of gods and monsters, the actual movie is more akin to Ridley Scott’s woefully staid “Robin Hood.” That is, a story that seeks to strip away the myth and show us the “truth” behind the legend. 351 more words


MY MOVIE SHELF: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

The Task: Watch and write about every movie on my shelf, in order (Blu-rays are sorted after DVDs), by June 10, 2015.  Remaining movies: 45  657 more words