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A Beauty, Sleeping or Otherwise

An excellent analysis of one of my favorite Disney classics, Sleeping Beauty, posted at Tor.com and authored by Mari Ness.

Some interesting tidbits:

  • First Disney feature filmed on 70mm (the 1950s version of IMAX)
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Movie Review: The Railway Man (2013) 3.5 Stars

The Railway Man (2013)

Watched via Netflix BluRay February 2015

3.5 out of 5 stars

Plot Synopsis (via Wikipedia):

During World War II, Eric Lomax (Firth) is a British officer who is captured by the Japanese in Singapore and sent to a Japanese POW camp where he is forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway north of the Malay Peninsula. 312 more words

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Movie Review: American Sniper (2014) - 4 Stars

American Sniper (2014)

Directed by Clint Eastwood

Watched with husband in theater on Monday January 19, 2015

Rating:  4 out of 5 stars

Synopsis (via Wikipedia): 762 more words

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Short Film: Nightfall

Nightfall from Valentin Schwind on Vimeo.

Incredible. Poignant. Heartbreaking.

Dialogue is over rated. Thank goodness there isn’t any.

Enjoy!

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Syfy's Ascension Jumps The Shark In Its Very First Episode

http://io9.com/syfys-ascension-jumps-the-shark-in-its-very-first-episo-1671860541

Meh.  I don’t need another police procedural in a fish bowl. Ugh.

I began to suspect something was extremely fishy within the first couple of minutes. 208 more words

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Syfy Basically Admits They Screwed Up

http://io9.com/syfy-basically-admits-they-screwed-up-1651974076

Well, duh. It’s about time Syfy got back in the game.

The only show I watched last year was Helix and it was just okay. 26 more words

Science Fiction

'Pirate Speak' Is A Myth Perpetuated By Disney

http://io9.com/pirate-speak-is-a-myth-perpetuated-by-disney-1636848384

Arrrrr! Say it isn’t so me matey.

But don’t let this stop you from participating in Speak Like A Pirate Day!

Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. 6 more words

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