Fifty Years: Fifty Movies – part five

In one days, I will turn fifty.  Or maybe you could say, I will achieve fifty years old, finishing my 50th year.  To celebrate (at least, on this blog), we’re taking a look back and picking a film from each year of my life that I think is notable. My birthday is June 7, so each film came out in the year that began on that date, according to Wikipedia.

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Weekly Geeky Question #39: My Fantastic Four Movie

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 #39, we explore a possible direction for Marvel’s first family?

How would I make a “Fantastic Four” movie?

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Fantastic Four – Really as bad as all that? Um….

Well, I did it.  I went and saw Fantastic Four.  After the reviews started coming out.  After the movie hit single digits on Rotten Tomatoes.  After the move became the superhero film fan’s sacrificial pariah.

My strategy, as I wrote previously, was to try to diminish my expectations so greatly that I couldn’t help but to be pleasantly surprised.

It sort of worked.

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In Time / Chronicle – Movies on a Plane!

It’s time for another international flight and you know what that means…

Movies on a plane!

There are no official rules, but generally speaking I tend to gravitate toward movies that I’m curious about but that are not too emotionally or intellectually demanding, but that I still want to see, but that I’m not all that hopeful about and therefore would rather not spend any money on. And of course, something that I haven’t seen recently, or ever. Continue reading In Time / Chronicle – Movies on a Plane!