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They Made Shows For Me This Fall!

2021-03-10T10:43:50-06:00September 5th, 2014|Television|

Until December 17th hits, there aren’t a lot of movies I’m geeked out about. Fortunately my nerd needs are still going to be met! It looks like television is going to turn me into a couch potato! (Which doesn’t actually require much prodding.) There is more to be excited about this fall than I remember. [...]

Man of Steel – Man of Angst

2021-07-16T14:49:08-05:00June 25th, 2013|Fandoms, Movies|

Before you start reading, please note that there are some spoilers in this - one of the reasons I waited so long before posting. Everyone loves "Man of Steel", and everyone hates "Man of Steel", for completely different reasons. After seeing this movie twice, I actually scoured reviews to find the explanation I was looking [...]

Why it is time for the Dark Knight series to end!

2021-07-25T06:31:43-05:00June 23rd, 2012|Movies|

Most films series seem to die quickly after the second film. Hollywood's constant drive for bigger, better, more tends to push aside the original inspiration that made the first films so incredible, in favor of easy cliché storytelling and big budget effects. Nolan's third Batman movie is coming out, and no matter how it does, [...]

Soundtracks Help Me Write (part two)

2021-08-01T23:18:45-05:00March 6th, 2012|Movies, Writing|

This is part two of my soundtracks blog post. You shared some awesome suggestions in part one. Hopefully this list of soundtracks musters up more great ideas! Halo: Combat Evolved Halo: Combat Evolved - Martin O’Donnell/Michael Salvatori: Track 15: Rock Anthem for Saving the World – I’m pretty [...]

Soundtracks Help Me Write (part one)

2021-08-01T22:22:33-05:00February 26th, 2012|Movies, Writing|

I’m a little OCD and methodical about my writing, and music is a key part of that process. This started when I found I wasn’t getting much writing done at home.  Distractions like kids, internets, snacks, video games, comic books, and other such important things tend to thwart progress. While I prefer writing in [...]

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