Monthly Archives: November 2015

Review of “Seventh Son”

* * C Seventh Son, based on the book “The Spook’s Apprentice” by Joseph Delaney is the story of a boy, Tom, played by Ben “Prince Caspian” Barnes, who becomes the apprentice of an aging witch hunter played by Jeff … Continue reading

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Review of “Man from U.N.C.L.E.”

* * C Henry “Superman” Cavill and Armie “Lone Ranger” Hammer star as rival agents turned allies trying to find the nuclear scientist father of Gaby, played by Alicia Vikander (Ava in Ex Machina) before a couple of villains can … Continue reading

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Hash Table Shootout Updated

I spent today working on the Hash Table Shootout project. Check out the updated version on git hub: https://github.com/jimbelton/hash-table-shootout. I added a new fast benchmark that counts the number of unique words in the King James version of the bible … Continue reading

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Answers to Questions for Atheists by Matt Slick

These questions were posted by Matt Slick on the web site of the Christian Appologetics and Research Ministry. I’ve provided my answers. Matt writes: These questions are not meant to be show stoppers. They are only for research purposes so … Continue reading

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Review of “The Nightmare”

* * * B This docudrama on sleep paralysis is truly creepy. The film consists mainly of interviews with half a dozen or so people who suffer from the malady, with dramatizations of their experiences with shadow people, demons and … Continue reading

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Review of “Ant Man”

* * * B Ant Man exceeded my expectations. It was a good, entertaining film. Paul Rudd was excellent as the ant man, as was Michael Douglas as mentor and inventor Hank Pym. Evangeline Lilly (Tauriel in the Hobbit movies) … Continue reading

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Review of “Spectre” (no spoilers)

 * * C The fourth installment of the Daniel Craig Bond reboot fails to deliver. After the fantastic first installment, based on the last Ian Fleming James Bond novel never made into a serious film, the lackluster sequel, and the … Continue reading

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