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A new look at Rogue One--The Beastie Boys' Sabotage makes everything better

By now everyone who has ever been a Star Wars fan must be excited for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.  Other than its odd title (why not just go with… 449 more words


#104: "Sweet Baby James" by James Taylor

I’ve referenced it before on this blog, but when I was a wee little boy mi madre had this big wood paneled console stereo that had a turntable, an 8-track player, and a radio.   651 more words


Star Trek: Beyond

We’ve just watched this in a chilly, Birmingham cinema, and even an over-eager air conditioner couldn’t put the freeze on this hot picture. The boy and I loved this phaser fest despite there being a couple of plot holes you could drive the Enterprise through at Warp 9. 927 more words


Star Trek Beyond

When it was announced that J.J. Abrams would be stepping back from directing duties this time around for Star Trek Beyond and Justin Lin of The Fast and the Furious fame was sitting into the directors chair, well it’s enough to make a Star Trek plastic Vulcan ears curl. 383 more words

'Star Trek Beyond,' 'X-Men: Apocalypse,' and the Generic Villain Problem

Join me, won’t you, in a hypothetical. Let’s say you’re producing the latest entry in a pricey, long-running blockbuster movie franchise. (Congratulations! Isn’t Hollywood cool?) The leads are long locked in on these things; the juice is usually provided by the introduction of a cool new villain. 795 more words


Today In Music History: 07/14/2016

Happy Mac and Cheese day and National Hot Dog Day. I probably had that for dinner a hundred times as a kid.

Let’s get our music history going in 1967. 242 more words


Anything Goes. Again.

An imbecile has suggested the violence in movies might have contributed to the motivations of Jo Cox’s killer.

I have a question. Why does nobody… 262 more words