Category Archives: movies

Announcing JMdB (Jim’s MeDia Blog)

I’ve started a new blog, JMdB (Jim’s MeDia Blog) with copies of my past movie, series, and book reviews. I’ll do further writing on those subjects on the new blog. If you like my reviews, please subscribe to it. I’m … Continue reading

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Series I’m Anticpating (or not) in 2020

Here’s my list of streaming (and old style television) series coming in 2020 that look interesting, with release dates where possible. This post is a work in progress that I’ll continue to add to. Date Series Airs On Thoughts 2019 … Continue reading

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Review of “October Faction” (episodes 1 & 2)

* D I just watched the first two episodes of the new Netflix series “October Faction”. The concept–Spy Kids meets Supernatural–and the trailer both looked good. Unfortunately, for me, the show didn’t deliver. The supernatural elements are fine, but they … Continue reading

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Reviews of “Messiah” and “Dracula”

Why am I reviewing two series at the same time? To illustrate an interesting point. * * * * A Messiah is a Netflix series in which a man claiming to be the messiah appears out of the Syrian desert. … Continue reading

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Films I’m Anticipating (or not) in 2020

I’ve moved this post to the page Movies Upcoming on my new blog, JMdB (Jim’s MeDia Blog), along with copies of my past movie, series, and book reviews.

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Review of “Freaks” (mild spoilers)

* * * B Freaks is the movie that Dark Phoenix should have been. It’s hard to say much more about the film without spoiling it further than the trailer already does. Though made on a fairly low budget (I … Continue reading

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Review of “The Last Jedi” (Ivan Ortega’s edit)

* * * B Film editor Ivan Ortega, on his YouTube channel FilmFix, has been documenting his efforts to produce an edit of The Last Jedi that fixes many of its problems. He finally released the fine cut about six … Continue reading

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Film Critics are Failing

In the days before the internet, word of mouth traveled slowly. When a new film came out, if no one in your immediate circle of friends went to see it before you, you had to rely on critics to gauge … Continue reading

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Top 10 Horror Movies of the 90’s

Here are my top 10 horror movies of the 90’s. I used Horror Fandom’s Chronological List of Horror Films as a mnemonic aid. Unlike the 80’s, which were chock-a-block with great horror movies, the 90’s were a bit of a … Continue reading

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Review of “Captain Marvel”

* * * B   Captain Marvel got a lot of hate due to misandric and racist statements made by it’s star, Brie Larson. I was very unimpressed with the character in Avengers: Endgame. But while I’m not on board … Continue reading

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