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War for the Planet of the Apes

Banana Bread with Nuts

There used to be trilogies back in the day where a single character arc would span three movies. It usually comprised of a long journey, an epic scope, thoughtful themes, great battles, immense emotional climaxes, and an engaging plot. 1,140 more words

Movie Review

Sunday Review: The Way (movie)

The Way

Rating: 4 out of 5

For those who seek more from life than society dictates for them.

Spoiler Alert: I’m going to describe only the basis of the story without too many details. 1,080 more words

Book Review

Message of support from Martin Sheen

Martin Sheen, best known for his role in Apocalypse Now, sent a message of support for new Faith and Resistance Network:

Dear friends,

When we accept the cup as offered, not altered, we join a powerful world-wide community who share a common vision of hope and a deep thirst for that mysterious nourishment called grace, which soars up and flows out of a collective memory from all those times and places where that mighty blessing descended on those outrageous and necessary acts of compassionate confrontation,  those heroic acts of non-violent resistance that take our breath away and renew the face of the earth! 14 more words


A Movie A Day #184: A Letter From Death Row (1998, directed by Bret Michaels)

Songwriter Michael Raine (Bret Micheals) moved to Nashville from Philadelphia, searching for a new life.  Instead, he ended up convicted of murder and sentenced to death.   532 more words


"Apocalypse Now Redux" on Blu-ray

Four years after the helicopters left the US Embassy in Saigon, Francis Ford Coppola’s “Apocalypse Now” dazzled audiences (including me) with its operatic portrayal of madness in the jungle, particularly that of two alumni of Coppola’s “The Godfather,” the top-billed Marlon Brando and second-billed Robert Duvall. 983 more words


The Amazing Spider-Man Review

While the Raimi Spider-Man movies were a big part of my childhood, the Amazing Spider-Man movies were apart of my high school years. Since Peter Parker was an awkward high school kid, I can definitely relate to him at that time. 535 more words

Movie Reviews

Badlands (1973)

Dir. Terrence Malick. Starring Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Ramon Bieri

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I’m not sure I’ve ever reacted to the end of a movie before like I did with… 1,419 more words