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Batman/Superman movies 7 – Superman III

I spent the last couple of blog posts talking about the production difficulties that went with Superman II. Well, those production difficulties even bled into the production for Superman III. Both Gene Hackman (Lex Luthor) and Margot Kidder (Lois Lane) … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 5 – Superman II theatrical cut

In the previous post, I touched on the production difficulties behind Superman, starring Christopher Reeve. I probably spent more time talking about them than the actual movie, yet I didn’t even scratch the surface of what happened. The production problems … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 4 – Superman 1978

This is it, the big one. The main reason I wanted to start this blog series. Superman, directed by Richard Donner, is a very significant movie. It featured what was then groundbreaking visual effects, its massive success proved that superhero … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 2 – Superman and the Mole Men

When people think of the old Superman movies, the Christopher Reeves quadrilogy usually comes to mind. Yet as influential and historically important as those movies are, they weren’t the first theatrically released Superman movies. Like with Batman, there were serials … Continue reading

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Sean Connery Month 4 – Zardoz

Apologies for the delay with this post. Long story short, I worked a lot of overtime in the last couple of weeks at work, and felt pretty drained. Anyway, to conclude my blog’s celebration of Sean Connery’s career, let’s look … Continue reading

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Movie Review – Santa Claus Conquers The Martians

I said I’d be looking at a weird Christmas movie this year, so here we go. Santa Claus Conquers The Martians is a title that’s somehow both misleading and not misleading. Yes, there are Martians in this movie, and yes, … Continue reading

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Indiana Jones movies 4 – Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

The first three Indiana Jones movies all released within the 1980’s. I don’t remember where I read this theory from, but there’s a theory where film sequels should either be released within 5 years of its predecessor, or at least … Continue reading

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MCU movies 15: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

After the massive success that was the first Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel Studios actually moved up the original release date for its sequel by several months. Writer/director James Gunn began working on the film mere months after releasing the … Continue reading

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MCU Movies 10 – Guardians of the Galaxy

As great as the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s track record was in 2014, there was worry that people would start to get sick of superhero movies. You could argue that’s starting to happen now, in fact I have several friends who … Continue reading

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Comics of October 31, 2018 and NaNoWriMo update

Happy Halloween everyone. I’m writing this post for two reasons. One, I picked up two new comics today, in addition to a couple back issues of Captain America. Two, NaNoWriMo starts tomorrow. As such, while I usually write full reviews … Continue reading

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