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A.I. Artificial Intelligence: A Visual Study

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of the movie A.I. Artificial Intelligence, but it seems that there’s been a resergence of interest in the movie lately.  Various film websites have started revisiting the movie and looking at it with …

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Weekend Box Office: July 31-Aug 2, 2015

As the summer movie season draws to an inexorable close, the box office number slowly begin to trail off.  Tom Cruise’s fifth Mission Impossible movie is having a respectable showing at the weekend box office, hauling in a cool $56 …

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Retro Review: eXistenZ

Holy crap, I remember nothing about this movie. Even re-watching the trailer sparked no memories of eXistenZ. Nothing about the plot, characters, or if I even loved it or hated it. Apparently from my 16 year old review I thought it was pretty decent . . . but clearly not memorable.

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A Knight's Tale

Retro Review: A Knight’s Tale

Purists beware: you will hate this movie. But if what you’re looking for is an old-fashioned fun time, then A Knight's Tale is the perfect escape for you. The costumes are amazing, …

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The Atmospheric Art of Markus Lovadina

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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Ant-Man

Weekend Box Office: July 24-26, 2015

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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Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Review: Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Short Attention Span Review™ Anathem 4.0 Anathem is a juggernaut of speculative fiction; just weird and alien enough to be compelling; just smart enough to be intriguing; just dense enough to prop open even the heaviest of industrial strength vault …

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Star Wars The Force Awakens

The Force Awakens Behind the Scenes

Ready for some new Star Wars: The Force Awakens love?  Check out this newly released behind the scenes video, chock full of peeks from the new movie . . . and lots of spoilers.  You’ve been warned. The cool thing …

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Mad Max: Fury Road

Weekend Box Office: May 15-17, 2015

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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