Monthly Archives: October 2015

Review of “Vampire Academy”

* * C This film follows two young women who have run away from the academy, Lissa (Lucy Fry), a magical vampire princess, and Rose (Zoey Deutch), her half vampire guardian. They are captured and returned to the academy to … Continue reading

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Review of “21”

* * * B Ben (Jim Sturgess, Jude in Across the Universe) is an MIT math whiz who joins a group of students working for a professor, Mickey Rosa (Kevin “House of Cards” Spacey) counting cards in Las Vegas. After … Continue reading

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Review of “Nocturna”

* * C I watched this straight to Blu-Ray horror title with low expectations. It was a bit better than I expected, nearly on par with an episode of True Blood. None of the lead actors are very good, though … Continue reading

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The Political Continuum

I created this interesting graphic representing the continuum of political ideas, the three extremes being communism, dictatorship and anarchy. This is just a thought experiment, but things fit surprisingly well. If you draw a line from each point through the … Continue reading

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Review of “The Fantastic Four” (2015)

* * C Guys, if you’re going to reboot a franchise, you have to do it right. Corny CGI Hulk replaced by Ed Norton Hulk: yes. Disappointing X-Men 3 and Wolverine Origins followed by a prequel that gives a new … Continue reading

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Review of “Mad Max – Fury Road”

* * * * A The latest film in the Mad Max franchise finally delivers a fitting sequel to the Road Warrior. The insanity and mad action sequences of the classic films are retained, including amazing practical effects and stunts. … Continue reading

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