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My Boyfriend’s Back – Blu-ray Review

My Boyfriend's Back blu-ray box art

It’s always nice when a movie you remember from back in the day still holds up after several years. My Boyfriend’s Back is definitely one of those forgotten gems from the early 90’s that remains quite entertaining. That being said, my experience with film criticism today is a lot better than it was when I ...

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Dinotopia: The Series – DVD Review

Artwork from Dinotopia DVD set

Dinotopia is not a good series by any stretch of the imagination, but it is a fairly interesting curiosity from an otherwise dull era of television. Although there are many issues with the show, it still manages to tell an interesting story while showing off some pretty good CGI effects and set design. Unfortunately, there ...

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Spaced Invaders – Blu-ray Review


When I heard that Mill Creek was finally going to release one of the most underrated movies of my childhood on blu-ray, I was absolutely ecstatic. Given the label’s notoriety for cheap (and affordable) releases, I wasn’t expecting much more than a barebones release, but sometimes that’s alright when you get a really good transfer. ...

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Ex Machina – Movie Review


Will mankind ever create artificial intelligence that will masquerade as human? Ex-Machina attempts to tackle that question along with the morality of such experiments. Should we create artificial life just because we can? When it falls outside its operating parameters, can we just discard it? Ex-Machina is a clever and beautiful film which is reminiscent of many slow ...

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A Retrospective 22 Years In The Making (Pt.III) – Jurassic Park III (2001)


With two dino adventures under his belt, Steven Spielberg decided not to direct a third Jurassic Park and instead handed over the reigns to Joe Johnston, a fellow director and friend. Johnston had enjoyed worthy success, directing such ’90s hits as Jumanji and Honey, I Shrunk The Kids as well as being apart of the ...

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A Retrospective 22 Years In The Making (Pt.II) – The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)


You’re back? Waiting for more talk on dino DNA? Sweet. With the monstrous success of Jurassic Park, author Michael Crichton was pressed by both fans and Steven Spielberg to write a sequel to his book, and from there Spielberg would direct the film sequel. Between 1995 and 1997, The Lost World (taking inspiration from the book of the ...

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A Retrospective 22 Years In The Making: Jurassic Park (1993)


After fourteen years of agonizing delay, Dinosaurs have finally returned to the cinema with Jurassic World, the fourth installment in the legendary Jurassic Park franchise. What are the odds that both of my favorite franchises, Godzilla and JP, would get re-introductions only a year apart? I suppose the ‘powers that be’ of geekdom are good to me. ...

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Love & Mercy – Film Review


Love & Mercy opens with the line “I was sitting in a crummy movie with my hands on my chin.” Luckily for Brian Wilson, this is not a crummy movie, thus sparing him from the indignity of seeing every reviewer make the obvious joke. Love & Mercy has no right being as good as it ...

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