Monthly Archives: April 2010

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

When you have a movie titled “Men Who Hate Women”, you pretty much know what you are in for, but the more ambiguous title of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo might just throw you off the scent. The original … Continue reading

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“Kick-Ass”: Morally Reprehensible or Satirical Fun?

There has been a mini-outrage over the violence perpetrated by a eleven-year-old girl in the movie Kick-Ass. The outrage has not grown much outside of a couple prominent critics, but when Roger Ebert says something these days, people generally sit … Continue reading

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How to Train Your Dragon

The 3D technology has lost all its luster. Even though How to Train Your Dragon is a wonderful piece of 3D filmmaking, the technology itself becomes distracting to the actual story – and the story, though predictable, is touching and … Continue reading

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2010’s Most Unnecessary Remakes

With Death at a Funeral coming out this week, I decided to take a look at all the remakes that are coming out this year. These are the most unnecessary remakes that either have been released or will be released … Continue reading

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The Joshua Centre Book Club: “Old Filth” Introduction

The next book in The Joshua Centre Book Club is Jane Gardam’s “Old Filth”. This should be an interesting character to discuss and read about. Jane Gardam is an acclaimed writer that has given us a lot of memorable writing … Continue reading

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The Joshua Centre Book Club: “The Accidental Tourist” Chapters 16-20

Macon, what got into you? You had a good thing going with Muriel. You offered to pay for private school for her son – you were invested in the relationship, but then you decide to drive your car from the … Continue reading

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The State of the Movie Theater

When I go to the movie theater, I expect to have a pleasant experience. I’m not talking about the movie itself because not everything is good. Unfortunately, quality experiences with the movies themselves are few and far between when it … Continue reading

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