Category Archives: TV

Wacky World of Sports

Though sports rarely capture my attention for more than a fleeting moment, something happened this year during the Olympics that got me hooked. Almost every day I would find myself checking the medal counts, and reading about the myriad events, … Continue reading

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A Bevy of Opinion

The year’s blockbuster extravaganza began early, with John Carter, and I, of course, was present for the onset. They’re still fairly spaced apart at this point, but come May, my movie going looks to have plenty of explosions and fight … Continue reading

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Seeing Things

Here’s some movies with an MMA fighter acting, actors playing MMA fighters, a PBS period drama about British aristocrats written by someone who married a British aristocrat, and a movie about movies that’s really about small town life. Nothing is … Continue reading

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Getting Distracted

I told myself I was going to continue trying to see Oscar nominees, but I keep falling for the siren’s call of various other media. I’ll get to it eventually. I still have a few weeks. Get off my back! … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Watched Lots of Movies

The end of the year is an odd time for me and the movies. Things I want to see come out faster than I have time to see them. I managed to finagle my way into a theater outing whilst … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming, and so is Batman.

Other than the usual feasting and football, my Thanksgiving weekend was dominated by two fantastic media forays: Game of Thrones and Batman: Arkham City. Game of Thrones: Season 1: A+: Like most shows with such a numerous cast, it took … Continue reading

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Killer Plots

Some Netflixing and some theater going resulted in some opinioning. From Hell: B-: The plot progressed in an overly structured (i.e. predictable) series of events, similar to a cabin-in-the-woods slasher film. Some scenes displayed artistic camera work, almost certainly borrowed … Continue reading

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