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  • Seven Days in May

    Seven Days in May


    On DVD, borrowed from the library 

    This was surprisingly great film. I heard about it on a podcast and was intrigued, and I’m really glad that I checked it out. This is a political thriller set during the height of the Cold War, and full of conspiracies and espionage.

    I don’t want to give away too much of the plot, but this is definitely worth checking out.

    As with "Planet of the Apes," both Rod Serling (screenplay) and Jerry Goldsmith (soundtrack) were a part of the production of this movie.

  • Planet of the Apes

    Planet of the Apes


    on Blu-ray

    In honor of its 50th anniversary I re-watched this great movie today. This is one of my all-time favorites. The plot (loosely adapted from a novel) is very original, and the story moves at a very good pace. There are fun action sequences, and thought-provoking theological conversations. Taylor isn't the most likable protagonist, but his views on humanity aren't necessarily wrong. While he takes his seeming hatred of humanity to the extreme, he recognized the parts of the…

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice


    ...on Blu-ray with Des, Reggie, and Miriam.


    I loved the Ultimate Edition of Batman v Superman v much.

    While some of the problems from the theatrical version are still here (like The Martha Incident), the extended edition of this movie is truly better. New scenes help to fill in some of the blanks, and things that had me scratching my head during the original cut finally made sense. I also think my enjoyment of…

  • Justice League

    Justice League


    at the Champlin movie theater with Ben

    I really disliked the Wonder Woman movie from earlier this year, and this movie was even worse. Nearly nothing worked for me in this film made up of one junk scene followed by another.

    Like "Thor: Ragnarok," the humor was shoved down our throats, but unlike "Thor: Ragnarok," there were very few truly funny lines. I'll admit that I chuckled at the Flash a few times, but when every line he says in…