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Books V. E-Readers

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September 22, 2011

Hello, readers! It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I must apologize for my absence—I’ve been busy, but not so busy that I haven’t been paying attention. And there’s been quite a lot going on, hasn’t there? President Obama appears to have grown a pair, Borders has closed stores all across the country, and of...
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‘Bond’ and ‘Jones’ Take on Some Wild West Aliens

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August 10, 2011
‘Bond’ and ‘Jones’ Take on Some Wild West Aliens

  Cowboys and aliens and Indians, oh my!   Starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Clancy Brown, Paul Dano, Sam Rockwell, and Keith Carradine. Directed by Jon Favreau. Based on the graphic novel by Scott Mitchell Rosenburg.   Years ago I used to tape movies off of cable stations. One night a particular...
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The Last ‘Avenger’ on the Screen

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July 26, 2011
The Last ‘Avenger’ on the Screen

USA! USA!   Starring Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Dominic Cooper, Toby Jones, Stanley Tucci, and Sebastian Stan. Directed by Joe Johnston. Based on the Marvel Comic Books by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby   NOTE: This review is based solely on the film based on the comic books. No...
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‘Super 8’ Shows a Return to Spielbergian Form

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June 21, 2011
‘Super 8’ Shows a Return to Spielbergian Form

Not a ‘super’ stay but… Starring Joel Courtney, Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Riley Griffiths, Ryan Lee, Gabriel Basso, Zach Mills, and Ron Eldard. Directed by J.J. Abrams Oh, childhood memories. Movies, our multimedia “escapism,” have that ability to make us remember things that we’ve long since forgot. Growing up. Being kids. Filmmakers in Hollywood...
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Branagh Tries Bringing the Thunder with ‘Thor’

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May 26, 2011
Branagh Tries Bringing the Thunder with ‘Thor’

                  Please! No more Dutch angles! Starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tim Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgard, Kat Dennings, Clark Gregg, Idris Elba, Colm Feore, and Rene Russo. Directed by Kenneth Branagh. Based on the Marvel Comics character which was based on characters from Norse mythology...
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The End of the World as We Know It!

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March 20, 2011
The End of the World as We Know It!

Maybe I have a darker sense of humor than I realized going in, but this morbid little collection of vignettes was disarmingly funny! I'm talking about WTF, LOL funny. I mean, what kind of imagination personifies the four horsemen – Death, War, Pestilence, and Famine – as roommates who fight in the kitchen over...
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Damon and Blunt vs. the ‘Adjustment Bureau’

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March 17, 2011
Damon and Blunt vs. the ‘Adjustment Bureau’

It could’ve been tinkered with a little…   Starring Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, John Slattery, and Anthony Mackie. Directed by George Nolfi. Based on the story “Adjustment Team” by Philip K. Dick.   Who’da thunk that a Philip K. Dick could churn out a love story? Huh.   When we last left PKD-Land, Hollywood...
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An hour in and still boring…

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February 28, 2011
An hour in and still boring…

It’s a Monday morning here and the rain is beating ceaselessly against my office window. The gray overcast sky that permeates the majority of winter doesn’t want to go away. I’m thinking to myself “maybe it’s just February.” Like any other drone I double-click over to the Internet and find this apropos quote from...
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Helms Braves ‘Cedar Rapids’

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February 24, 2011
Helms Braves ‘Cedar Rapids’

“That was awesome. Super awesome.” Starring Ed Helms, John C. Reilly, Anna Heche, Isiah Whitlock, Jr., Stephen Root, Sigourney Weaver and Kurtwood Smith. Directed by Miguel Arteta Meet Tim Lippe (pronounced lip-ee). Lippe is as mild-mannered and squeaky-clean as they come – no alcohol, no drugs, no cursing, etc. He’s an insurance salesman for...
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Local & Regional Films Take Home Top Awards

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February 21, 2011
Local & Regional Films Take Home Top Awards

(Photo above of former mayor Jerry Abramson and his wife) Louisville native Greg King and New Albany, Indiana filmmaker Ray Cart are among the winners of the top prizes at the 2011 Derby City Film Festival which was held February 18th through the 20th. Greg King and David Teague’s “Our House” took home Best...
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