Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done – October 6, 2022

It’s been months since I wrote one of these posts. But considering how much I’ve neglected this blog in the last week or two, I felt like it was time to go come back to these parts again, mostly because I’ve actually been doing stuff lately (and not just watching TV).

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Box Office Blockbuster Tourney: Odd-Numbered Years Conference, Round One

So as explained last time, we are playing a seeded tournament-style elimination game amongst each of the US domestic box office champion movies from the last 32 years.  Seeding was done via Rotten Tomatoes scores, with ties broken with Metacritic scores.  Three of our six judges will vote on each match-up of two films, with the winner advancing to the next round and the loser skulking off into obscurity, until we have our overall Champion!

The Last Jedi

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“Die Hard is the most important action film ever”

As I enjoyed dinner with my wife and some friends, we ended up having an interesting exchange.  My friend mentioned the fact that Die Hard 5 is coming out on Valentine’s Day, and referenced the original Die Hard semi-jokingly as “the most important action film every made.” Continue reading “Die Hard is the most important action film ever”