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August 7, 2020

Welcome to the second installment in my Summer of the Bat series, this time focusing on my revisiting of the 1966-1968 Batman TV series, starring Adam West and Burt Ward as the Dynamic Duo.

With one of the most iconic opening credits and theme songs ever!

It all started...

July 31, 2020

Hi, and welcome to Summer Movie Season! No, not this year, silly. That's canceled. Instead, I'd like to travel back to my first encounter with a summer blockbuster - Tim Burton's 1989 Batman, starring Michael Keaton, Kim Basinger, and Jack Nicholson. And, in a weird bi...

April 29, 2020

If there is one constant in the age of COVID-19, it's that everyone is responding to the isolation of social-distancing, quarantine, and/or shelter-at-home orders in different ways. The inspiration for this series is my new-found obsession with revisiting adventure fil...

January 8, 2020

This was an odd year for me, as certain films that I would have expected to love, I didn't, and some films that I had little-to-no expectations for swept in and made my favorites list. There were also a decent number of movies that I wanted to see, but still haven't ha...

November 17, 2019

"Best of" lists are an odd beast. Some picks are obvious, some surprising, and some are, frankly, indefensible. And the omissions, by virtue of there being more of them, fall into those categories to a higher degree. But, what I find interesting about making them is th...

August 2, 2019

Title: Once Upon a Time in...Hollywood

Genre: Period/Comedy/Drama

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Bias: As a 90s-era film nerd, I have more than my share of Tarantino-apologist/defender tendencies

Grade: C

In a Nutshell: A fadin...

July 17, 2019

Title: Under the Silver Lake

Genre: Mystery/Noir/Comedy

Stars: Andrew Garfield, Riley Keough, Topher Grace, Riki Lindhome, Grace Van Patten, Callie Hernandez, and Jimmi Simpson

Director: David Robert Mitchell

Bias: I tend to have more patience for inscrutable films than so...

July 5, 2019

[THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR AVENGERS: ENDGAME AND SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME]

Title: Spider-Man: Far From Home

Genre: Superhero/Action/Teen Comedy

Stars: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jake Gyllenhall, Jacob Batalon, Jon Favreau, Samuel L. Jackson, and Cobie Smulders

Director...

June 21, 2019

It's officially the first day of summer, so this is the perfect time to catch up with some of the summer movie releases we haven't gotten around to reviewing, and that you might not have made it out to the theater to see yet. These won't be full reviews, but more my qu...

June 14, 2019

Title: Good Omens

Genre: Fantasy/Comedy/Adaptation

Stars: Michael Sheen, David Tennant, Adria Arjona, Jack Whitehall, Sam Taylor Buck, John Hamm, and Frances McDormand

Adapted by: Neil Gaiman from the novel he co-wrote with Terry Pratchett

Bias: I'm a huge Neil Gaiman and...

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