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Ready Player One (Movie Review)

Virtual Reality is designed. It is designed to be played, to lose and respawn, and to be won. Reality is not designed. It cannot be played, but it can be won, or lost. It is 2045. The world is about … Continue reading

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The Last Jedi Errata

I have previously laid out what I consider problems with The Last Jedi in my Critique of the movie. However, I would like to zero in on a particular set of problems – moviemaking and storytelling. In The Last Jedi, … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi – A Critique

Forewarning – there will be spoilers, though I will give a heads-up before I get into them. First, I want to discuss my thoughts on why people love something that has become so bad… Star Wars fans are just that, … Continue reading

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Blade Runner 2049

All civilization is built on slavery… New bites into old franchises often go sour, but not in this case. Blade Runner 2049 hits every mark. It has all the flavor, and all the nuance. It continues the story, and grows … Continue reading

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Star Trek – Beyond (Movie Review)

The shorthand version: If you enjoy the Abrams Star Trek universe, you will be thrilled with “Beyond”. All the actors do good work. The sets, cinematography, and special effects are good. The direction is a little wonky at times, but … Continue reading

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