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Jerry Maguire

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “You had me at ‘Hello.’” Jerry Maguire, released in 1996 Jerry Maguire is a sports agent who writes a revolutionary mission statement at 2:00 am and prints out a copy for everyone in his organization. He gets fired, and is left with only one client — and one accountant named Dorothy. Jerry breaks up […]

Adult Wednesday Addams (season 1 & 2)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “She just had a brush with death. What better way to connect with the fragility of life than a reminder that your body is merely a sack of bones and blood?” Adult Wednesday Addams season 1 & 2, aired in 2013-15 Wednesday Addams is moving out on her own and is looking for a […]

The Clockmaker’s Daughter

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “He had painted me at the center of the canvas, my hair flowing in ripples, my eyes direct and my expression as if I had just given a confidence that would not be repeated. And yet, there was something more underlying the image: Edward had captured in this beautiful face — fare more beautiful […]

Addams Family Values

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “I’m just like any modern woman trying to have it all. Loving husband, a family. It’s just, I wish I had more time to seek out the dark forces and join their hellish crusade.” Addams Family Values, released in 1993 Gomez and Morticia Addams have had a third child, Pubert. Wednesday and Pugsley try […]

The Addams Family

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “‘It was my first funeral.’ ‘You were so beautiful, pale and mysterious. No one even looked at the corpse.’” The Addams Family, released in 1991 The Addams family is highly unusual but fabulously wealthy. The latter causes some people to try to steal from them, including their own lawyer. He cooks up a scheme […]

Existence

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “It’s been seventy years that ai-builders have promised to surge beyond human ken. Their list of tricks keeps growing. Ai can sift and correlate across all of human knowledge, in seconds. Yet, each decade reveals more layers of unexpected subtlety, that lay hidden in our own packed neuron-clusters all along. Skills we simply took […]

Long Shot

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Well, I wouldn’t call the President inexperienced. I mean, he did play a President on a very popular television show for over a decade.” Long Shot, released in 2019 Charlotte is the Secretary of State — the President has promised to endorse her run for the presidency as long as she keeps doing a […]

Inside Out

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Congratulations, San Francisco. You’ve ruined pizza. First the Hawaiians and now you.” Inside Out, released in 2015 Riley is an 11-year-old girl whose parents decide to move to San Francisco. She initially tries to make the best of it, but then decides to run away. Meanwhile, inside Riley’s mind are emotions that come to […]

Spy

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “I’m immune to 179 different types of poison. I know because I ingested them all at once when I was deep undercover in an underground poison-ingesting crime ring.” Spy, released in 2015 Susan Cooper works for the FBI — while Bradley Fine goes into the field on missions, she’s the voice in his ear […]

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Maybe you could write a haiku to express your feelings.” Hunt for the Wilderpeople, released in 2016 Ricky is a kid who’s been in some trouble, and the police bring him to a couple who live in the middle of the country, Bella and Hec. Bella is enthusiastic about taking care of Ricky, but […]