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The Good, the Bad, and the UGGGHH: 2020 in a quick mess of movie and TV reviews

In the closing hours of this inexpressibly dumb year, I’m going to do my time-honoured thing of saying that I’m not going to write a whole bunch of review text, and then probably write a whole bunch of review text. … Continue reading

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Interlude: Okay fine, The Mandalorian rules

Just finished watching chapter 13, The Jedi, aaaannnd … yep. Okay. It rules. I’ve been watching since we got Disney+, but now I’m interested. How does the meme go? You had my curiosity. Now you have my attention. Star Wars … Continue reading

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Gonzo Blockbusters

Having struggled on numerous occasions to adequately sum up my (what felt like) extremely niche love of huge, colourful, stuff-packed and beautifully pointless movies (I refer you to Valerian and the City of a Bunch of Wossnames, Mortal Engines, Aquaman, … Continue reading

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Frozen II (a review)

Headed into the- UNKNOOOOOOOOWN -actually the Jumbo shopping mall and cineplex on Monday to watch the sequel Frozen was always going to get. It was actually pretty great! I went in thinking Wump and Toop were going to get their … Continue reading

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Dumbo (a review)

I went with Wump and Toop to watch the gritty reboot of Dumbo on Tuesday, and got pretty much what I’d been expecting. Dawwwww. It was fine. The parts that followed or called back to the original were cute (I’m … Continue reading

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Weekend conundrum: Is Star Wars dying?

Day 33. 90 pages, 40,154 words. I really liked The Force Awakens. I liked Rogue One, maybe even more so than The Force Awakens. I liked The Last Jedi, although I’m still trying to wrap my head around what happened there and … Continue reading

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Solo (a review)

Day 13. 134 pages, 62,810 words. Part One finished. It was a productive weekend and now my girls are all home and all is well with the world. Confession time. I went to see Solo: A Star Wars Story last … Continue reading

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Moana / Vaiana (a review)

Day 74. 123,730 words. (Reviewer’s note: I am not adding images to this review, and probably won’t bother in future. Google image search has gimpversioned itself to death and basically made it a huge pain in the arse to find images … Continue reading

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Interlude: Rogue One, Part Two

“Episode VII” was Disney paying their Star Wars dues. “Rogue One” is Disney showing us what Star Wars can be. Continue reading

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Pointless Geek Moment #355

Day 8. 15 pages, 7,205 words. Busy weekend. The other day, I sat down with Wump and watched Tangled, the Disney Rapunzel movie that came out a few years ago and didn’t make much of a splash. We only just … Continue reading

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