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Bruce Willis month 4 – Armageddon

I knew sooner or later I’d get around to talking about Michael Bay as a director. As explained in my The Sixth Sense review, Bruce Willis agreed to a three picture deal for Disney at a lower pay cut because … Continue reading

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Bruce Willis month 3 – Red

It’s been a while since I’ve looked at a movie based on a comic series, which feels strange considering this started off as a comic blog. Red, released in 2010, is loosely based on a 3 issue miniseries by the … Continue reading

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Bruce Willis month 2 – The Sixth Sense

This blog post is a day later than usual, because I had both a funeral and a multi-birthday celebration over the weekend. Also, I spent over an hour looking for clips for this blog post that didn’t contain spoilers, but … Continue reading

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Bruce Willis month 1 – The Fifth Element

Before I get into this blog post, this past week I celebrated my third houseversary. Usually I write some sort of blog post related to that around the time of my houseversary, but this year, I’m working on completely redoing … Continue reading

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Hollywood Epics 4 – Schindler’s List

Today is a different sort of epic film. With a fairly large cast, including several major stars, it fits the scope part of the definition. With a length of over 3 hours, it also fits that part of the definition. … Continue reading

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Hollywood Epics 3 – Spartacus

As famous as Stanley Kubrick is, before seeing Spartacus, The Shining and Full Metal Jacket were the only movies of his I’ve actually watched in full. He was a visionary in the film industry, he often pushed boundaries, and he … Continue reading

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Hollywood Epics 2 – Cleopatra (1963)

Apart from this movie being recommended to me by a co-worker who’s got a very similar taste in movies to me, I came into this movie almost completely blind. Not only have I never seen this movie before, but I … Continue reading

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Hollywood Epics 1 – The Ten Commandments

The Hollywood Epic. These are movies that generally have high budgets, a large cast, and are grand in scope, but are not limited by genre. They also tend to be at least 2:30, and it’s not unusual for them to … Continue reading

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Hilariously Bad Movies Month 5 – Battlefield Earth

The first four movies I looked at this month are all low-budget films. As much as it’s fun to watch quirky little movies by directors not skilled enough to make it big, hilariously bad movies are not limited to the … Continue reading

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Hilariously Bad Movies Month 4: Shock! Shock! Shock!

This review is going to be a relatively short one. Not because this movie isn’t worth talking about, but because I scoured the internet for any information on the making of this film, but couldn’t find anything. In fact, the … Continue reading

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