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Review: Thor: Ragnarok

Story: Thor and other characters from previous Marvel films team up to save Asgard from an evil being (saying anything more would be a spoiler, sorry). Review: This movie is HILARIOUS. The plot/story is pretty generic, but it doesn’t matter because … Continue reading

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The Top 20 Feminist Movies of All Time

A lot of films try really hard to portray women in some ‘correct’ way, but they often fall short by either avoiding one stereotype so hard that they end up with another equally flat stereotype or else they just ring … Continue reading

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Weekly Mini-Review: On Golden Pond (1981)

Story: Family dynamics between an old couple, their daughter, and the son of her husband-to-be change when everyone visits during a summer at the family cabin. Review: The cinematography in this movie is absolutely phenomenal: indoor, outdoor, and nature photography … Continue reading

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Weekly Mini-Review: Sense and Sensibility (1995)

Story: Upon the death of a wealthy Englishman, his son denies any inheritance to his step mother and his three half-sisters. This forces them to move to the country, where husbands are slimmer pickings. The two older sisters chase men, … Continue reading

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Weekly Mini Review: The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955-1960)

Story: A TV show about Robin Hood and his men of Sherwood. Review: This is a great show for a number of reasons. Firstly, it has a lot of obscure, yet interesting, historical information in it like archaic laws and … Continue reading

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Weekly Mini Review: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (2010)

Story: Merlin’s apprentices battle for supremacy, until the young and bumbling “chosen one” of the modern age saves the day. . . with science! Review: As much as I dislike Nicholas Cage, this movie was good enough where I could … Continue reading

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Weekly Mini-Review: Scoop (2006)

Story: A perky, young girl-reporter tracks down a Zodiac-centered serial killer in jolly old England with the help of a nebbishy magician. Review: This is really one of Woody Allen’s few very cute movies. Scarlett Johansson does a perfect pushy, … Continue reading

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Weekly Mini-Review: Sabrina (1954 & 1995)

Two for one today, since I’m reviewing the remake as well. Sabrina (1954) Story: The naive and sentimental daughter of a chauffeur who is smitten with one of the boss’s sons is sent to France to study at Le cordon … Continue reading

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Weekly Mini-Review: The Color of Magic (2008)

Story: A failed wizard is forced to guide a guileless tourist through a magical land, during which time they meet ridiculous versions of familiar fairytale characters/creatures, save the world(s), and come out as better people. Review: Judging this as a … Continue reading

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Weekly Mini-Review: Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Story: A poor immigrant woman that is slowly going blind tries to earn enough money for her son’s operation (to keep him from going blind) in a lowly factory job. Obsessed with musicals, she imagines song/dance routines interspersed in her dreary … Continue reading

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