Streets of Fire [50 New-Old Movies for the 51st Year #40]

Mid-last year, I turned 50 years old!  And to add to all the real life goals and challenges that that brings, I’ve created at least one as it relates to movies and this blog–watch a film I’ve never seen before which came out in each year of my life (thus the “Old-New” terminology), and then write a bit about it.  This is Post #40.  Spoilers ahead.  

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Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done #12 – October 5, 2020

Another week lived, another week gone. It’s school holidays at the moment, which has meant a bit more TV with the kids!

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Haywire [50 New-Old Movies for the 51st Year #5]

Not long ago, I turned 50 years old!  And to add to all the real life goals and challenges that that brings, I’ve created at least one as it relates to movies and this blog–watch a film I’ve never seen before which cam out in each year of my life (thus the “Old-New” terminology), and then write a bit about it.  This is Post #5.  Spoilers ahead.  

Haywire

 

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Weekly Geeky Question #34: The Best & Worst of Cinematic Tornadoes

Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #34, and this week’s question breaks away from comic books for the first time in a while.

What are some of the best and worst uses of tornadoes in movies?

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Edge of Tomorrow

How weird is it that the last post I put up was about the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode, Cause and Effect, and that this one is about the recent movie, Edge of Tomorrow?  Not planned at all.  In fact, until this morning, I didn’t even think I was going to the movies at all today.  Bizarre coincidence.  Or statistical node, I guess. Continue reading Edge of Tomorrow