Some Thoughts After Seeing Dune

I'm not sure I get it... Wait... I should probably preface this whole thing by saying that I've never read anything by Frank Herbert and I never saw the 1984 adaptation of Dune. So maybe that's why I feel like I've fallen behind in this classic bit of sci-fi love. Although, there are other beloved … Continue reading Some Thoughts After Seeing Dune

The Best Movies from My Fourth Decade

This is it... The final ten years out of my first 40. Let's not waste time, shall we? 1980s1990s2000s And now, welcome to the 2010s… 2010: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxqsmsA8y5k Why do we split up a book to make two movies? Because money. Though, to be fair, there are a … Continue reading The Best Movies from My Fourth Decade

The Best Movies from My First Decade

It's been almost a year, but I got this idea back when Dom over at Fairly Professional wrote a post titled, "A Movie For Every Year I've Been Alive." It was a post I thought I'd get around to when I finished going through my personal Top 100 Movies of All Time. But then I … Continue reading The Best Movies from My First Decade

YouTube Spotlight: Pop Culture Critics

Previous YouTube Spotlights: Hot OnesReactors Honestly, I wasn't sure how to title this one. Because I want to focus on the channels that feature individuals and/or groups/production companies that talk about every popular geek thing that takes the form of movies, TV shows, or video games. Maybe comics and books, too. I should mention that … Continue reading YouTube Spotlight: Pop Culture Critics

Star Wars: Light of the Jedi

Star Wars: Light of the Jedi Charles Soule 2021 I was mostly excited to have Star Wars content that had nothing to do with Skywalkers or Palpatines. I'm so glad that the creators behind the galaxy far, far away are finally willing to dive into an era of this galaxy's fictional history that has never … Continue reading Star Wars: Light of the Jedi

My Gaming History: Atari 2600

Last time I did one of these posts was the first time I did one of these posts. And it was all about the ColecoVision. It was a handy little device that you hooked into your television set that allowed you to play the arcade hit Donkey Kong right in your own living room. This … Continue reading My Gaming History: Atari 2600

My Favorite Movies #2 – The Empire Strikes Back

The Empire Strikes Back 1980 Directed by Irvin Kershner Quick synopsis... George Lucas's epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader (voiced by James Earl Jones) is more determined than ever to capture Luke. … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #2 – The Empire Strikes Back

My Favorite Movies #6 – Star Wars

Star Wars 1977 Directed by George Lucas Quick synopsis... Obi-Wan Kenobi (Alec Guinness) guides intrepid Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) on a valiant bid to save the captured Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) from Darth Vader (voiced by James Earl Jones). With his trusty droids and smuggler Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Skywalker must also destroy the Galactic … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #6 – Star Wars

A Certain Point of View

Before I get started with this post, it should be known that this is going to get super geeky. And it's mostly a ramble based on thoughts that enter my head as I'm writing... You have been warned. The other day, an old college friend of mine tweeted out an article found at Comic Book … Continue reading A Certain Point of View

Modern Trailers

I recently came across a trailer for The Empire Strikes Back. I know, that's not anything new, right? But it wasn't one of the trailers that would have advertised the movie back in 1980. It's something new. The folks behind the YouTube channel AD_edits cut a new trailer for the classic Star Wars film. It's … Continue reading Modern Trailers