Category Archives: movies & tv

Apple TV for consoles is here, and it’s …eh.

So, I’ve had an AppleTV of one sort or another for a bit over eleven years now.  The very first model, basically a stripped-down Mac Mini in a squashed box, was purely a way to rent movies from iTunes and … Continue reading

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In which, I review Star Wars: Episode IX: There’s Something About Skywalkers

Went to see the new Star Wars movie this afternoon.  Managed to misread the time on my ticket by an hour, which gave me plenty of time to wander around the local mall and reflect on how SIMPLY HAVING A … Continue reading

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There are no spoilers for “The Last Jedi” in this post.

If you remember the heady days of 1999, when we were all trying to find some reason to not feel cheated by “The Phantom Menace”, one common justification was “Well, the original movies were for kids, so adult fans shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Taking Home The Bronze

I’m a bit of a comics nerd, though a lapsed one.  My favorite era is what’s called the Bronze Age, the years just before everything got grim and gritty.  It was a little more grounded than the comics of the … Continue reading

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One more Movies Anywhere post

So, for a service that launched only a few weeks ago, Movies Anywhere has been… well, it borders on Just Working, which is amazing considering all the normal drama that comes out whenever the motion picture industry intersects with the … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Disc-to-Digital and Movies Anywhere

Not much to talk about on the games front right now – I’m slowly grinding through Pandora’s Tower and am almost done with tower 10, so getting to the end game – so today’s post is about another of my … Continue reading

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Finally, digital movie sanity

If you read back through a few years of posts here – mind you, I can’t recommend actually reading the last ten years of posts, but let’s assume that you are very very bored – you will see the chronicles … Continue reading

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Culture Shock

There was a new Star Wars movie last year.  It was pretty good, and made a lot of money.  There were a couple of Marvel movies, again good and very profitable.  Even DC, bless their hearts, did the best they … Continue reading

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Product Placements, Perplexing

So, my wife and I sat down yesterday and did a movie exchange. This is where you both pick a movie that the other person really ought to see for some reason and then you watch them both so you … Continue reading

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Retail Therapy

So, back in April, I had a filling come out.  Like a big doof, I decided that it wasn’t really bothering me THAT much and I had an appointment scheduled for the middle of July for a cleaning ANYWAY so … Continue reading

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