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Fan films

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here are the fan films & TV shows I’ve watched. I’ve also seen bits of other Star Trek fan films, notably the 1st 4 episodes of Star Trek: New Voyages. Best of the best Adult Wednesday Addams (season 1 & 2) Fan Films from the worlds of Jurassic Park, The Lord of the Rings, Spider-Man, […]

Movies that don’t tell a story

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

I’ve watched at least 3 movies that don’t tell a story — you basically have to make up your own. There are people who like these movies, but to me that’s completely baffling. For other types of movies where I disagree with other people on how good they are, I can understand how our sense […]

The problem with the NRA

Posted by Dave Switzer under From the web, My thoughts

The NRA uses its power to thwart any gun control legislation in the US. Farron Cousins on The Ring of Fire argues that its leadership, not its individual members, should be classed a terrorist organization. The NRA throws its weight around to stymie reasonable measures that are supported by a wide majority of the population […]

Star Trek

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here’s an update to this list. The Original Series I don’t read all of these but I do pick up the ones that are written by authors I know or look particularly interesting. I’ve also reread a few of the best older ones. The Entropy Effect by Vonda N. McIntyre 1981 -> 4.5/5 Yesterday’s Son […]

Guilty pleasures & chick flicks

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There should be no such term as “guilty pleasure.” Either it’s something you like, or it’s not. There’s no reason for you to feel guilty for liking something. There should be no such term as “chick flick.” Either it’s a good movie, or it’s not — it shouldn’t matter whether the viewer is male or […]

DreamWorks Animation movies

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Here’s an update to this list. Shrek movies Shrek 2001 -> 5/5 Shrek 2 2004 -> 4.5/5 Madagascar movies Madagascar 2005 -> 5/5 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa 2008 -> 4.5/5 Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted 2012 -> 3/5 Penguins of Madagascar 2014 -> watched the 1st part How to Train Your Dragon movies How to […]

DC Extended Universe

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Here’s an update to this list. Man of Steel 2013 -> 4.5/5 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 2016 -> 4/5 Suicide Squad 2016 -> watched the first half Wonder Woman 2017 -> 5/5 Justice League 2017 -> 4.5/5 Aquaman 2018 -> 4.5/5 Shazam! 2019 -> 4.5/5 Birds of Prey 2020 -> watched the first […]

Pixar movies

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Here’s an update to this list. Toy Story movies Toy Story 1995 -> 5/5 Toy Story 2 1999 -> 5/5 Toy Story 3 2010 -> 4.5/5 Toy Story 4 2019 -> 5/5 Monsters, Inc. movies Monsters, Inc. 2001 -> 5/5 Monsters University 2013 -> 4.5/5 Finding Nemo movies Finding Nemo 2003 -> 4.5/5 Finding Dory […]

SF & fantasy TV shows

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Here’s an update to this list. 5/5 Agents of SHIELD 4.5 4.5 5 5 5 5 5         4.86 Angel 5 5 5 5 5             5 Babylon 5 4.5 5 5 5 4.5             4.8 Battlestar Galactica 5 5 5 5 […]

TV movies, miniseries & straight-to-DVD

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Here’s an update to this list. Best of the best 11.22.63 Anne of Green Gables (1985) Ascension Babylon 5: In the Beginning Battlestar Galactica (2003) Good Omens A Parks and Recreation Special Political Animals The Queen’s Gambit Shackleton Runner ups Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel Babylon 5: A Call to Arms Babylon 5: Thirdspace […]