Movie Review – Elysium

I will spoil this movie in this review. Don’t worry, though. There’s not much to spoil. I have to admit, I was a huge fan of Neill Blomkamp’s District 9.  It takes a helluva story to make someone feel compassion for shrimp.  It was dirty and mean, and most importantly, realistic.  When I watched it, there weren’t […]

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REVIEW – Southern Gods

Light spoilers in this review.  Deal with it. The Lovecraft Mythos has ground itself deeply into our modern fairy tales and horror stories.  Sometimes it’s subtle and not directly mentioned.  But some modern stories have Lovecraft as the centerpiece.  Southern Gods by John Hornor Jacobs does the latter.  The story takes place in the early […]

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Meh of Steel

About a week and a half ago, I watched Man of Steel with some friends.  I went into it thinking that a Superman movie would be difficult to pull off, or at least impress me.  Never been a huge fan of Superman, since we’re talking about a nearly immortal god-like being.  What kind of conflict would […]

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