With the release of Dunkirk, the action maestro Christopher Nolan has now released ten movies, and although this isn’t usually the kind of thing I would do on this site, I decided I would try to rank them. Now you notice that in the title for this post I point out that it’s MY ranking of the Nolan filmography;… Continue reading (My) Ranking of the Nolan Filmography
Whatever happened to suspension of disbelief? Every time I load YouTube, I see that there’s a new video from the Nerdist explaining the science behind science fiction and fantasy films and TV shows. CinemaSins, best known for their “Everything Wrong With” series, does comedic criticism of movies which focuses on the quality of movies while… Continue reading You’re here for the science, I’m here for the fiction
Trying Game of Thrones Beer / How Jaime’s Story Must End / Ramsay has a friend
SPOILERS UP TO THE END OF SEASON 6 Everyone knows the best scenes in Game of Thrones; Ned’s execution, the Red Wedding, Tyrion’s trial, Tyrion’s confrontation with his father, the White Walkers attack at Hardhome. But these scenes aren’t everything in the show. The show has softer moments, not everything is a trial by combat or a… Continue reading 5 (and a half) of My Favorite Game of Thrones Scenes
This post will have spoilers for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. It will also have spoilers for The Empire Strikes Back, but I know that you’ve seen that movie because literally everyone has. The Marvel Cinematic Universe films exist in Disney’s pantheon of intellectual properties alongside the Star Wars franchise. In that way, these movies are linked together.… Continue reading Intertextuality: The Empire Strikes Back and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Since August, I’ve been taking a look at my ten favorite movies, as a means of remembering what I love about them. And let me tell you, this has been a genuine pleasure. But now that I’ve taken a look at all of these films individually, let’s take a look at all of them together.… Continue reading Personal Favorites: Conclusion
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