Deadpool 2

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “I love the decor, though. I had no idea hopeless was a colour.” Deadpool 2, released in 2018 Deadpool goes around the world killing bad guys. When he gets back home, some of the bad guys have followed him — and they kill Vanessa. In despair, Colossus comes to rescue him and take him […]

Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “We’ve got a nervous slinky.” Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium, released in 2007 Mr. Magorium has lived for over 200 years and it’s time for him to go. He’s leaving his magic toy store to his store manager, Mahoney. But Mahoney wants to be a musician. To get things in order for the transfer, Mr. […]

Stranger Than Fiction

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Little did he know that this simple, seemingly innocuous, act would result in his imminent death.” Stranger Than Fiction, released in 2006 Harold Crick, an IRS agent, starts hearing a voice narrating his life, which is fairly annoying. He’s auditing a baker who he’s attracted to. When the voice mentions that Harold is going […]

Middle-earth

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here are all the movies in Peter Jackson’s Middle-earth series, based on books by J. R. R. Tolkien. I read the books a long time ago and I intend to read them again. The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 -> 5/5 The Two Towers 2002 -> 5/5 The Return of […]

Isle of Dogs

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “A tidal wave of anti-dog hysteria has crippled our moral judgement.” Isle of Dogs, released in 2018 In the future an outbreak of dog flu causes the mayor of Megasaki to exile all dogs to Trash Island. Atari, the mayor’s ward, arrives on the island looking for his dog Spots. A group of dogs […]

Sense8 (season 2)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “Whatever you do, child, do not let it be at the cost of your beautiful heart.” Sense8 season 2, aired in 2016-18 Lito takes his boyfriend to a premiere and finds that people want to talk about his relationship rather than his movie. Wolfgang comes across a sensate from another cluster who BPO isn’t […]

Starlings

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4.5/5} “The first thing she’d struggled for was saving to buy more memory, but whether that had been a self-aware struggle or a pre-aware struggle or a zombie struggle or just an unexpected kink in her programming, she didn’t know. The ability to think, to want things, was something her owners would have seen as […]

Sense8 (season 1)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “Impossibility is a kiss away from reality.” Sense8 season 1, aired in 2015 Eight people from around the world suddenly become mentally linked, in a way that eventually allows them to help each other by briefly taking their place in order to do something they can do better. Capheus is a bus driver in […]

Pixar movies

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here’s an update to this list. After Toy Story 4 next year, Pixar has plans for 5 currently untitled non-sequel movies from 2020 to 2022. 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 Monsters, Inc. movies Monsters, Inc. 2001 […]

Incredibles 2

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “Is she having adolescence?” Incredibles 2, released in 2018 Superheroes have been illegal for a while now, but rich siblings Winston and Evelyn have a plan to bring them back. They decide their best bet is to start with Elastigirl, sending her out on missions to get some good publicity and change people’s minds. […]