Browsing Category : At the Movies

Peak Vader


Rogue One is fine. The continuity and shoutouts (Captain Antilles, anyone?) reach gratuitous levels, but still not as bad as Sith. Thankfully, no mention of Yoda.

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There’s No Great Green Hand in Space


Star Trek Beyond was great, and I just loved Jaylah. It still labors under the burden of being part homage. Itstill follows the blockbuster formula of gratuitous, obscenely powerful yet surprisingly un-devastating urban destruction. And impossible physics. Despite that, it was great. No spoilers.

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This Town Needs an Enema


My fraternity’s national organization is filled with North Korea-like hardliners hamstrung by institutional inertia and a centripetal focus. Basically, their response to some legitimate concerns about financial and fiduciary  matters has been to stick the information in a file and wait for the complainants to die. Character indeed.

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Back to “Normal”


Today marks my third wrestling match with the 30 foot long anaconda.  For those of you that wonder, this is the process: The Prep:  the “Koolaid” sucks, but it’s a million times better if you follow your own “one-way” signs instead of the “alternative” prep. (NTTAWWT) It’s not the bowl or the horcrux that’s empty at the end. 

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