Category Archives: Movies

Still No Way Home?

I commemorated the end of spring break in a couple of ways.  First, I went in to school for a couple of hours to get ready for tomorrow.  New quarter, new unit, therefore new paperwork to handout.  Second, I got … Continue reading

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Today in (Middle Earth) History

I’ll just leave these two clips from The Return of the King here to mark the events of the day in Middle Earth History . . .

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Twenty Years of Fellowship

Turns out that it’s been 20 years since the premiere of Peter Jackson’s take on The Fellowship of the Ring.  Truly difficult to believe that much time has passed.  So I’ll just leave this right here:

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Saturday’s Rest

The fall semester officially came to a close yesterday.  I’ve been done with classes since Monday, but have had grading (and re-grading?) to do, along with a mix of meetings and cleaning.  I’ll still go in a bit on Monday … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: FoxTrot and the Force

Bill Amend gives us a little Star Wars humor to help celebrate the day. What’s really scary is that they consider midi-chlorians a viable plot point . . . (image fro

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A Quieter Place

If there’s anything that The Lord of the Rings has taught us, it’s that “Point A to Point B” stories are rarely as easy as they should be.  What’s true in LOTR on the grand scale is ultimately true in … Continue reading

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The Force and the Return

I don’t do remixes often, but yesterday I came across this musical remix for the big moment at the end of The Mandalorian season two (so: spoilers).  Such a great weaving together of themes. That ending is something that a … Continue reading

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Saturday at the Cinema

Life is slowly but surely returning to the movie theaters.  Last week it was Tom & Jerry (not for me) that brought back some families.  This week there was a new Disney animated feature, Raya and the Last Dragon, and … Continue reading

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At the Movies

These have been interesting days to be a movie-goer.  After a few weeks away, I made it back last week to see A Writer’s Odyssey, an epic Chinese fantasy story about worlds overlapping in dangerous ways.  This morning, I caught … Continue reading

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Upon Deeper Reflection

It is kind of fun to end the day looking to see what The Algorithm brings up on my YouTube homepage.  Last week it was Tennant and Tate.  Today it was a blast from further in the past.  As a … Continue reading

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