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Sick Day Review: Gus Russo’s thoughts on “The Disaster Artist”!

Some days are icky, coughy, hacky bleah days. On those days, I skip the theater so I don’t infect anyone, and ask a friend to take the reins.  Today the lovely and talented Gus Russo will be doing the honors … Continue reading

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“Murder on the Orient Express”(2017) – a gorgeous but slightly bumpy ride

Nutshell: Gorgeous visuals, a stellar cast, and a killer mystery adds up to a promising film. Though things tend to sputter midway through, and the plot focuses a bit too heavily on Poirot, it all gets wrapped up nicely.  Plus, … Continue reading

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Thor: Ragnarok – a rockin’ good time

Nutshell: Taika Waititi swings and hits it out of the gladiatorial ballpark with this laugh out loud action adventure.   Hemsworth is game as a newly hammerless (but not humorless) God of Thunder, Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie more than keeps up with … Continue reading

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#31in31 2017 – “The Blob (1958)”

“Do I look like somebody’s playing a practical joke? Am I laughing, or am I scared stiff?”  Story: So this thing from outta the sky hits the ground, you hip?  Next thing you know, some old man’s all grody with … Continue reading

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#31in31 2017 – “The Blob (1988)”

“That’s great; I killed the strawberry jam.” Story: A meteor touches down near a small town.  Requisite stock character Old Man Hermit goes looking for it, and damn if it doesn’t stick to him.  Stick to him good.  A couple … Continue reading

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#31in31 2017 – “Cube”

“You gotta save yourselves from yourselves.” Story: Seven people find themselves trapped in a maze of small cubes.  Catch?  They don’t know the way out, and many of those cubes hold deadly traps.  I’m sure these seven folks will band … Continue reading

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#31in31 2017 – “Patchwork”

“Given the massive tissue loss and the fact that this is fucking impossible, I’m sorry but I think you’re stuck like this.” Story: three women become one woman after a guy cuts them up and sews parts of them together … Continue reading

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