Category Archives: Movies and TV

The Dark Tower Spoiler Free Review

Well, it’s finally here. The moment of truth. The Dark Tower is here. Due to work schedules we hit up the Thursday night screening, so we got to see the very first showing in our theater. That was pretty cool in itself; me and the other half, my fellow Dark Tower nerd sister, and our elder spawn whose namesake is the main character of this series. This was a big night, and some of us were quite nervous to see how it would turn out. How could we possibly flesh out a world with such dense lore and connection to so many other things and make a satisfying movie with only 95 minutes of runtime? Well folks, that’s what we’re here to talk about today. This is a spoiler-free review and I’m going to try and keep it a little more succinct than some of my other ones. Because this is The Dark Tower though, I will also be posting a second review which will be spoiler-heavy, lore-discussing, and hardcore nerdy. I’ll link that separately. So let’s get to it.

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Atomic Blonde Spoiler Free Review

Look at me, back again with more movie reviews! There’s always a busy time of the year when it seems like there’s a new movie we want to see every week, and it seems like this is that time. Today we’re going to talk about another one that I was really excited for: Atomic Blonde, which is based on the graphic novel The Coldest City. No spoilers ahead, so let’s jump right in.

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Free Fire Quick Review

Hey everyone, thought I’d do a quick little blurb here. We watched Free Fire tonight, and while I wasn’t planning to do a review for it, after it was done I thought maybe I’d hammer out a few thoughts for it. I didn’t even take any notes, so this is all off-the-cuff here. No spoilers, as usual.

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Dunkirk Spoiler Free Review

Hey again, everyone! Well, July’s been pretty busy for movies and it isn’t slowing down yet. Today we are looking at the latest effort from director Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk, based on the evacuation of soldiers from Dunkirk, France during the Second World War. As always, no spoilers ahead.

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War for the Planet of the Apes Spoiler Free Review!

Hey everyone! As promised here is my review for the third installment of the Planet of the Apes prequels, War for the Planet of the Apes. As always, this review is spoiler-free so read on without fear! Let’s get to it, shall we?

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Movie News Roundup!

Lots of movie news coming at us just in the last couple of days and there's been a lot to take in. Not really much introduction here, so let’s get right to it. The only other thing I’ll mention before we start is to expect a review for War for the Planet of the Apes sometime next week, as I’ll be seeing it Monday (tomorrow!).

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Who’s The New Doctor

So, the BBC have announced who the new lead in the acclaimed, long running sci-fi show Doctor Who is going to be. Of course, they did it in the worst way possible, only announcing they would make the announcement two days ago and then tying it to the mens Wimbledon final which finished much faster than expected and then only showed a minute long trailer rather than a full blown announcement, so thanks BBC. But anyway, the new Doctor has been announced and I'm going to do the whole below the jump thing in case people don't want spoilers.

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Spider-Man: Homecoming Spoiler-Free Review

The time has finally come! Sony and Marvel have come together to bring us Spider-Man in the MCU in his first solo movie. We are talking of course about Spider-Man: Homecoming, one of the two most highly anticipated movies to come out of Captain America: Civil War (the other being Black Panther, of course). So let’s see how the third cinematic Spider-Man did leading a film instead of being part of a team. As always, things will be spoiler free.

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Breaking News: Marvel Announce Cast For New Warriors TV Show

So, some people may remember that a few months ago Marvel announced that the New Warriors (Squirrel Girl, Speedball, Night Trasher et al.) would be getting their own TV show on Freeform, the former ABC Family channel for 2018. AT the time no other information had been released.

Well, Marvel have now announced the casting line up for the titular team and it is thusly: Milana Vayntrub (This Is Us, Other Space, Ghostbusters) as Squirrel Girl, Derek Theler (Baby Daddy) as Mr. Immortal, Jeremy Tardy (War Dogs, Bone Tomahawk) as Night Trasher, Calum Worthy (Austin and Ally, The Coppertop Flop Show, Stormworld, Smallville) as Speedball, Matthew Moy (2 Broke Girls, Steven Universe, Scrubs) as Microbe and Kate Comer (Hello My Name Is Doris, The Comeback, The Office) as Debrii.

Out of all of the names here, I'm only really familiar with Calum Worthy (having played Lightning Lad in Smallville) and Matthew Moy (who is Lars in Steven Universe), so I can't really say too much on the casting choices, but hey, the series has Squirrel Girl in it, so I can't complain.

https://news.marvel.com/tv/68325/marvel-television-freeform-set-case-marvels-new-warriors/

Music Review: Unleash the Archers- Apex

Hey everyone I’m back again with a new review. I should have written this one up already, but I wanted to listen through a few more times and really get nice and comfortable with the album and story before I put this up. But now is the time and we’re going to talk about Apex, the new album from Canadian metal act Unleash the Archers. So let’s get right down to it!

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