phaeton99
Phaeton99
phaeton99
Mar 25
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That title, though, invokes a feeling of self-contradiction on the order of ‘The Lone Rangers”. This isn’t to say that cannot work in context, of course. ;3

Mar 13
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Let’s be completely honest: the “American dream” was an established empty promise even when the show premiered, and that was part of the joke — a sardonic, biting satire lampooning the way America was desperately blowing on the last embers of post-war optimism that the Reagan era had briefly rekindled. Read more

Mar 9
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My eyes are rolling so fast, that if I had a third one, I’d be a slot machine. ;D

Dec 17
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Far too young. I had the fortuitous chance to meet him several times — he used to frequent the local, big sci-fi con with his grandchildren — and frankly did not initially connect him to his famous character since he was just this lovely gentleman attending, not a guest. I discovered the truth when he cheerfully Read more

Oct 29
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Talk about killing the mood with unnecessary opening and closing voiceovers. :/

Oct 4
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I would rather Trump survive this bout so that he can be duly prosecuted for his many crimes against America and humanity. I take this stance as a matter of principle. That said, if he and entire upper echelons of the GOP should cease to exist in two weeks or less because of their outrageous hubris, after suffering Read more

May 5 2020
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And yet none none dare utter the name of the most dreaded Sith Lord of all, the odiferous Darth Continent.

Dec 3 2019
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<damning with faint praise>Well, at least it is more seasonally appropriate than the Haunted Forest look.</damning with faint praise>

Nov 12 2019
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The time will come where this simple scene will be bloated into a massive production, a la Busby Berkeley, with Greedo — and his troop of Rodian backup dancers —performing the Tatooine Tap on a massive stage, while singing that jazzy ditty, “Over His Dead Body”, and at the climax of this glamorous musical number... Ha Read more

Oct 28 2019
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It’s rather... over-designed, which is perfectly in tune with so much of current Trek’s aesthetic — and that is not exactly a compliment. I do get something of a Captain Marvel vibe from this unique take on Starfleet fashion, however.

Sep 17 2019
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What I find strange about the attempts to do CG gelfling faces is that the proportions are just wrong (and painfully evident in the Kira face replacement comparison): too prominent, pointed chin, oddly contoured cheeks, and eyes that do not seem shaped or positioned properly. Read more

Sep 3 2019
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Well, at least Mr.Fassbender was technically wearing a helmet. ;)

Aug 20 2019
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In the original novelization of the film, although the broad historical outlines are the same, one finds conspicuous differences. Read more

Aug 11 2019
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I was always a bit annoyed that they don’t feature more prominently throughout, and I never got to see a swarm of the little guys taking down a Hell Knight or two — at least until I cobbled together a basic custom map and staged it up myself. They are truly devastating in numbers.

Jul 22 2019
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I suspect the matter of auditioning so many alternatives to Henry Cavill really came down to “we probably should at least try to find someone cheaper”. Read more

Jul 16 2019
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There is a joke about Stanley Kubrick’s alleged involvement (and It been going around so long, I have no idea where I head it first): Read more