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Retro Review: eXistenZ

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The text below the break is part of a DVD review originally published on October 28th, 1999. Here are some updated thoughts:  Holy crap, I remember nothing about this movie.  Even re-watching the trailer sparked no memories of eXistenZ.  Nothing about the plot, ...

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Retro Review: A Knight’s Tale

A Knight's Tale

The text below the break is part of a theatrical review originally published on May 11th, 2001. Here are some updated thoughts:  I read through my disjointed words and incomplete sentences and realized at least one thing:  I was right about Heath ...

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The Atmospheric Art of Markus Lovadina

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Markus Lovadina is a self taught CG artist who resides in London. He’s been employed as an artist in the advertising industry for many years, mostly working on projects related to the game or movie industries.  Markus has only recently ...

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Weekend Box Office: July 24-26, 2015

Ant-Man

Another weekend, another truck load of money for Disney.  Ant-Man isn’t burning up the box office like most Disney/Marvel offerings, but it’s doing respectable business, grossing $25 million this weekend, with a $226 million global total so far. The Adam ...

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Review: Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Anathem In New Orth, an aut by which an incorrigible fraa or suur is ejected from the math and his or her work sequestered (hence the Fluccish word Anathema meaning intolerable statements or ideas). See Throwback.  (The Dictionary, 4th Edition, ...

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Weekend Box Office: May 15-17, 2015

Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road opened this weekend to universal critical and fan reception, chalking up a 98% fresh rating on RottenTomatoes.com.  That’s unheard of for a movie that has little dialogue and non-stop brutal action.  Did it come in first ...

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Weekend Box Office: May 8-10, 2015

Avengers Age of Ultron

Another weekend, another $77 million.  Avengers: Age of Ultron opens in China on Tuesday and should shatter the $1 billion mark later this week.  Ultron broke the $300 million threshold in ten days, tying The Dark Knight‘s pace to that mark.  The Avengers, which ...

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