You know, I feel pretty busy, but maybe that’s just because I’m watching so many movies and television.
Everything’s not awesome
Things can’t be awesome all of the time
It’s not realistic expectation
But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try
To make everything awesome
A long trip to the USA and back, all in just over a week, can only mean one thing…
Actually, it can mean a whole lot of things. But amongst those things is that there’s bee a whole lot of on-board ocean-traversing movie-viewing going on. Let’s summarize! Warning: most of these things are not very good, and there are plenty of spoilers lurking about.
The other day my wife and I celebrated our anniversary by going to see Jurassic World. You have may have heard of it. Apparently it broke all sorts of box-office records when it took in about 50 Squidzillion dollars in the first 30 seconds that it was out – such an impressive display of financial power that it made even the Marvel movies sit up and notice. (Hey everyone, dinosaurs are back in! How long until Marvel pays a cinematic visit to the Savage Land? Or maybe DC will step up to the plate and give us a movie version of the War That Time Forgot.) Continue reading Jurassic World – Somehow entertaining in spite of everything
What a world we live in.
If a movie about the Guardians of the Galaxy had come out just a few years ago, we’d have assumed it was just some sort of goofball science fiction flick, and chances are it wouldn’t have gained much traction.
Now, in the wake of Marvel’s grand interconnected cinematic experiment, we have a film which is indeed a goofball science fiction flick, but has become a success with audiences and critics alike. And Marvel is going so strong in its rolling out movie versions of its properties that it can spend the latest post-credit scene tease characters like Continue reading Guardians of the Galaxy (with post-credit scene spoilers)