Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done – February 7, 2022

Well, the intention, as you may know, is to not wait a month between these posts, but to more hit something like each week.

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Masterminds [50 New-Old Movies for the 51st Year #19]

A couple of months 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 came out in each year of my life (thus the “Old-New” terminology), and then write a bit about it.  This is Post #19.  Spoilers ahead.  

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Colossal – an oddball of a monster movie

How to describe Colossal, the 2016 offering from writer and director Nacho Vigolondo? It’s an oddity of a movie:  it’s got a small cast, a limited scope, relatively few special effects, and yet with all that, it’s still about a giant monster knocking down buildings in South Korea.

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