Category Archives: TV and Movies

What I Am Watching: A Quiet Place – a super non-spoiler review.

John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place was a fun little ride using a mixture of atmosphere, good acting, and some unnecessary but not overly done jump scares. The story is set in a post-apocalypse where the key to survival is remaining … Continue reading

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Ranking the Best Picture Oscar Movies – 2018 Edition

The Oscars are upon us again and as I usually do every year, I try to watch all the movies nominated for Best Picture. I must say, this year´s batch of contenders was worse than 2017´s (you can read that … Continue reading

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Black Panther Review: a great feat for blacks on screen but a pretty by-the-numbers comic book film

although there are no direct spoilers, I do discuss some main plot themes at length in this review, which could be considered spoiler-ish   Black Panther has become more than just a film, for blacks, much in the same way … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi – The Super Non-Spoiler Review

I thought I had had my fill of these fantasy universes and superhero films – even Star Wars disappointed me with Rogue One. But then I sat down to watch the latest instalment in the Star Wars and canon, The Last Jedi, and … Continue reading

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What I am Watching: Star Trek: Discovery and Seasons Three and Four of Star Trek: Voyager

Star Trek: Discovery  Well, it’s a sci-fi extravaganza for this latest blog post. This past Sunday CBS and CBS All Access premiered the first two episodes of the long-awaited new Star Trek television series Star Trek: Discovery. There’s a lot riding … Continue reading

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What I am Watching: IT (2017)

  I just came home from watching the pre-premiere of IT and my senses are overloaded. This much-awaited reboot of the original made-television mini-series had a lot riding on its shoulders. IT is one of Stephen King’s most famous works, … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Has Raised the Bar for Scripted Television Once More.

In 1990-1991, David Lynch and Mark Frost changed the landscape for scripted television forever with their drama, Twin Peaks. Even at its weakest, the show raised the bar far beyond its peers by introducing narrative, sound, and visual elements which … Continue reading

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