Unexpected consequences of Thanos’ plan to wipe out half of the universe

What would really happen if the Thanos character in the Avengers movie succeeded in his plan to wipe out half of the universe?

If you haven’t seen the movie after all of these months, then I’m betting you won’t care that I am about to talk about spoilers here. If you do care about spoilers, you should stop here and read several of my other posts about important topics such as toasters, toes or every kiss beginning with the letter k.

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The rise of superhero movies like Avengers: Infinity War, and what it means to a mild-mannered comic book fan

When I was growing up, I was lucky enough to have a comic book subscription.

I don’t know how or when it started, but each month for several years, the mailman delivered the latest issue of Amazing Spider-Man to my mailbox. It was easily the best mail I received each month and I always looked forward to it. (Full disclosure, it was also the only mail received most months.) Continue reading “The rise of superhero movies like Avengers: Infinity War, and what it means to a mild-mannered comic book fan”

The Last Word on The Last Jedi, a movie that hits all of the high notes

When the biggest movie of the year opened in December, we were lucky enough to get tickets for the Thursday night showing.

And while this review is a little late, I should say that we loved seeing the returning characters mixed with the new stars, we were thrilled by the adventure and special effects, and we became emotional several times. I did think there were a few plot holes, but my love for this movie that has become such an integral part of our pop culture and my family made me able to ignore a few of the problems I had with the story.

But enough about Pitch Perfect 3, I did finally see the new Star Wars movie this weekend and wanted to offer up a few thoughts on this super popular but also somewhat divisive movie. Continue reading “The Last Word on The Last Jedi, a movie that hits all of the high notes”

What Pointless Things Do You Lie About?

In life, it is incredibly important to be honest and to be true to yourself.

However, I often find myself lying about movies I haven’t seen, pretending to know how something works, or not letting anyone know my opinions on some pretty mundane topics.

Usually, this is for no good reason except to avoid looking foolish, even though it is certainly more foolish to lie for no good reason. So, in order to clear my conscience, here are the a few things I wouldn’t normally admit. Continue reading “What Pointless Things Do You Lie About?”

Top Five Reasons to See The Baywatch Movie Even Though It’s Not Very Good

While the “critics” and “most people” don’t like the new Baywatch movie only because it’s not very good, there are still plenty of reasons for you to go see this film this week.

Here are the Top Five Reasons to See The Baywatch Movie Even Though It’s Not Very Good

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