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Star Wars: Han Solo movie

I was excited to read about the new Star Wars “Anthology” movie, meaning a non-Episode I-IX movie, this 2nd one about Han Solo. The director’s from the LEGO MOVIE and 21 JUMP STREET reboot are at the helm with Lawrence Kasden and his son Jon writing. Lawrence Kasden writing anything Read more…

By Peter John Ross, ago
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Trailing Trailers

The past few days have been a bevy of movie trailer hitting the web, intentionally and unintentionally. Along with the trailers come the inevitable memes and remixes. STAR WARS THE FORCE AWAKENS hit weeks earlier than expected via a live streaming from the sanctioned Star Wars convention and then the Read more…

By Peter John Ross, ago
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DC/Warner vs. Marvel/Disney

When I was a kid, I read pretty much Marvel comics exclusively. I only knew DC comics characters from Saturday morning cartoons like SUPER FRIENDS, the 1960’s BATMAN in syndication and the seminole 1978 SUPERMAN movie from Richard Donner. The comics always seemed too kiddie for me. Marvel had flawed Read more…

By Peter John Ross, ago
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CIVIL WAR marketing

We’re still over 4 months away from Marvel’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, the sequel to 2012’s 3rd highest grossing film of all time, but Disney owned Marvel Studios has already sketched out their entire movie and TV slate through 2019. ANT MAN opens in July a mere 2 months after Read more…

By Peter John Ross, ago
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Odd Double Features 4

I like weird pairings of movies to watch back to back, linked through a more abstract connexion rather than just sequels or series. This week is a tad of the old Ultra-Violence, at least one of them will be. HUNGER GAMESBATTLE ROYALE For me, HUNGER GAMES just didn’t do a lot Read more…

By Peter John Ross, ago
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Odd Double Features 3

Neo Noir films take the old Film Noir and modernize it (Neo meaning ‘New’ [[and ‘Lithic’ meaning Stone]]). My favorite film of all time is BLADE RUNNER, which is Sci Fi Noir. But the two movies that really fit the Double Feature bill for me this week is CHINATOWNBRICK From the Read more…

By Peter John Ross, ago
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Odd Double Features 2

I like seeing two movies back to back, and not always sequels or parts of a series. Making a slightly more abstract connexion makes for a more interesting viewing experience. This week’s unusual pairing of movies are:YOUNG SHERLOCK HOLMESTHE GOONIES For me, the 1980’s were a magical time for movies. After Read more…

By Peter John Ross, ago
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Odd Double Features

THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR SNEAKERS  I miss the olden days when you could see two movies for the price of one. Also, some movies go great together, BBQ sauce and French Fries. You might not think they work paired up, but they do. I have several movies that are Read more…

By Peter John Ross, ago