What did I do lately? Well, a whole lot of Christmas!
That’s right, it’s been the most wonderful time of the year, with the kids jingle belling and everyone telling you be of good cheer!
Continue reading Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done #29 – December 27th, 2021
Happy Thanksgiving! As an American, Thanksgiving has a lot of meaning for me. But as a long-term Australian resident, I’ve often let the day slip by without thinking about it. The last two years though we were invited over for dinner with some family friends.
Continue reading Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done #26 – November 28, 2021
“We’re in the Endgame now….”
I mean, that’s for sure! And we’re in it for a looong time, because this movie is nearly three hours in length.
Continue reading Avengers: Endgame (Big Spoilers!)
I will get to my thoughts on the new film Mission Impossible Rogue Nation in just a moment, but first, a bit of context…
I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with the Mission Impossible franchise. For example, I love the original TV series from the 1960’s. (Do you guys even know that it’s based on a TV series? So many people I talk to haven’t got any idea). I loved characters played by the likes of Steven Hill and Martin Landau and Barbara Bain. I loved the weirdly repetitive formula with the self-destructing tape bit, the needless dossiers, the apartment scene, the really complicated scams, the brazenly confident drive away at the end of each job completed… Continue reading Mission Impossible Rogue Nation (and a look back at the franchise as a whole)
Okay, so actually, The Bourne Legacy isn’t all that bad – it’s well directed, competently acted, and full of cool action – but still somehow, this is the response that comes to mind when I think back to it. Continue reading The Bourne Legacy