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Tag Archives: movies

Feb
27
2017

The Curse of the Worthy Movies

When Netflix first started their DVD service, we did what everyone else did. We loaded up our queue with classic movies from the old days and started watching stuff we’d always wanted to see but never gotten around to. Then … Continue reading

Oct
22
2013

It’s all good

I saw Les Mis√©rables on stage with my wife-to-be on one of our first dates and read the book soon after. I watched it again last night with my daughter after a twenty-something-year gap and I think I spotted something … Continue reading

Mar
3
2012

Once-ler Goes to Hollywood

Why is that these two statement evoke such different reactions? I hear they are making a movie of ¬†The Lord of the Rings. I hear they are making a movie of The Lorax. Those of us who are fans of … Continue reading

May
12
2011

Don’t you get me wrong

I’m contemplating promoting Jesus Christ Superstar to Best Movie of All Time. I’m not sure Rick would approve though.

Jan
8
2010

The War on Avatar

Daniel Larison is rapidly becoming my favourite conservative and today he takes on a former favourite, Davids Brooks. Brooks’ column today is about The White Messiah This is the oft-repeated story about a manly young adventurer who goes into the … Continue reading

Jan
5
2010

Sorry. Your Tree is on our Mineral Mine.

Way to miss the point! (Don’t play with that or you’ll go blind) But Avatar claims that there is something wrong with technology, and that the Na’vi of Pandora somehow represent opposition to it. The right-of-center blogosphere that I loiter … Continue reading

Jun
10
2008

The Battle of Algiers

Was going to write a review of The Battle of Algiers but it is so much easier to copy/paste from Roger Ebert. At the height of the street fighting in Algiers, the French stage a press conference for a captured … Continue reading

Aug
10
2006

The First One is still the best

I can’t get the hang of the blogging business. Is it better to leave comments on their blog or write a counter-blog of your own? Maybe you should blog then comment on theirs with a link back to yours? But … Continue reading

Jul
20
2006

Magic Roundabout?

If they ever plan to make a movie from a book/cartoon/comic/video game that you love you need to think carefully before going to see it. If that, let’s say, cartoon was made 40 years ago and you have ever so … Continue reading