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Marvelling at the Acumen

Over the next 6 weeks, analysts will want to take note. There are 3 comic book movies – all major sequels and all based on Marvel characters coming out. CAPTAIN AMERICA 2 (Disney/Marvel), AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 (Sony/Columbia), and X-MEN DAYS OF FUTURE PAST (20th Century Fox). I think all 3 Read more…

By Peter John Ross, ago
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The New News

I just saw this amazing 10 minute documentary online.  It was jaw dropping not only for the cinematography and the beauty of athletic abilities, but because this is yet another example of the death of television. These new mini-documentaries about random topics, especially done so well, will revolutionize how we Read more…

By Peter John Ross, ago
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STING’S BALLS

I like music with balls. Instrumentation doesn’t matter. We’re not talking about loud necessarily. A lud fuzzy guitar doesn’t always equal balls. Just listen to the main theme of Conan the Barbarian by Basil Poledouris. There ain’t much bigger balls than that and not a guitar to be strummed. I’m a Read more…

By Peter John Ross, ago
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The Mouse That Roared

I detest remakes. It shows such a lack of respect for the original material and really demonstrates the lack of creativity in Hollywood. Especially when they do things far more for contractual reason rather than creative (see Amazing Spider-man). That being said, there is a movie that SHOULD be remade Read more…

By Peter John Ross, ago
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Backdoor Pilot

No, that isn’t a porn term. In television, most people know what a PILOT episode is, but a little more rare is the BACKDOOR PILOT. This is when a successful TV show intentionally tries to spinoff some of their characters into their own shows within the series proper – showing Read more…

By Peter John Ross, ago