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I update the blog as much as I can. I'm writing, you know.

Family Portrait

Family Portrait

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Early 90s Action Heroes

Early 90s Action Heroes

I was cleaning out some boxes in the basement and came across this:  It’s an Action Heroes magazine from 1991. Check out the cover and you’ll get the general idea of what the magazine is all about. It’s little stories on movies that were current…

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This is Bat Country…

This is Bat Country…

I watched Rango with the kids this weekend. I really enjoyed the 2nd half, but I’m not terribly sure any of it was a kid’s movie. My 5 year old said he liked it, but I don’t know.  The last half had at least two…

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Tom Hanks does things with strangers

Tom Hanks does things with strangers

I haven’t enjoyed all of his movie roles lately, but I still love Tom Hanks. Here’s a really cool story about how he took some bad ass pictures with a random person in a diner.

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Destroy All Monsters

Destroy All Monsters

I love this poster for the 1968 film “Destroy All Monsters”. There are several others out there, but this one has that great 50s/60s vibe and just oozes chaos. Godzilla attacks New York! Rodan devastates Moscow! Manda obliterates London! and Mothra smashes Peking! EVERYONE is…

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Screenwriter Kevin Jarre Passes Away

Screenwriter Kevin Jarre Passes Away

I was sad to see that Kevin Jarre died in early April. Jarre was the screenwriter behind two of my favorite movies – Tombstone and Glory.

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Captain America preview

Captain America preview

The trailer for the new Captain America movie is out. Looks like it could be pretty good. I’m slightly optimistic… Just for fun, compare that to the 1990 Captain America movie. Thank you internet!

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Fast zombies? I don’t think so.

Fast zombies? I don’t think so.

Thank you, Simon Pegg, for standing up for traditional zombie values!

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Some very different awards

Some very different awards

Its still awards season and some new lists of the good and bad are out. What were the worst movies of the year? Well, Mike Meyers’ “Love Guru” is on the list of nominiees for worst picture in the Razzie Awards. Meyers is competeing with…

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I would totally go see a movie called Snakebots on a plane.

I would totally go see a movie called Snakebots on a plane.

According to a cool article over at MSNBC, articulated snakebots may soon be crawling down your throat, up your pipes and into your heart. Currently, most snake-inspired robots are made to crawl around on the ground, but according to Dennis Hong, Director of the Robotics…

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