Almost Half A Baker’s Dozen Days of Christmas Movies: Day 2 Scrooged

Season’s Greetings!  Thanks for taking the time during your hectic holiday hustle and bustle to stop over and read yet another one of these admittedly pleasant holiday ramblings!  Due to the overwhelming response of fusspots and fussbudgets and other words that start with the same letters, I’ve buckled and decided to talk about a supposedly actual “Christmas …

Almost Equal Sequels Part X: Ghostbusters II

1989.  Just 1989, I tell you.  Wow.  What a bursting at the seams, jam-packed year in film!  In retrospect, it just takes your breath away.  And me?  Well, I was there and I somehow survived.  You see, back in my ancient days, we were pummeled and bludgeoned by the unending supply of blockbusters.  Right when …

Regarding Recycled Redundant Reimagined Rebooted Remakes or A Look Back On Why In The Name Of Ra Would You Start Your Universe With The Mummy?

Boy, remember those halcyon days when Marvel Studios managed to pull off so much in a relatively short while?  They had it down to an artform which resulted in a globally successful shared movie universe with a heretofore unheard-of consistency.  Sure, there were some slight missteps along the way, but you must put your hat on …

Annihilation: The Smartest Science Fiction Movie That Was Ever Released on February 23, 2018

AUTHOR’S NOTE: Since nothing new of any real note has come out into theaters, I thought I would dive back into the well once more to drag out some thoughts on a movie that I was dragged to by my wife over 3 years ago.  This movie was so incredibly successful that to date, they …

The Toxicity of Toxic Fandoms that are Toxic!

I didn’t think that the day would end in controversy.  Certainly that wasn’t my goal, at least at that time.  It was a relatively chilly and cloudy day, par for the course of an admittedly blasé Wisconsin winter.  After a rigorous battle reorganizing the linen closet, matching pillowcases with sheets and folding more towels than …