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. […]

The Incredibles

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “You always always say be true to yourself, but you never say which part of yourself to be true to!” The Incredibles, released in 2004 After superheroes getting sued a bunch of times, they hang up their capes and lead regular lives. Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl are married with 3 kids when someone from […]

I Kill Giants

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{4/5} “Frost giants have hair of living ice, and use human kidney as a garnish when they eat reindeer.” I Kill Giants, released in 2017 Barbara is a kid who keeps to herself. At home her sister looks after her and her brother. At school she has no interest in talking to the counsellor. And […]

Supergirl (season 3)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{4.5/5} “I know how hard it is when everything we know to be true changes. But sometimes all we can do is just accept the way things are, and make the best of that.” Supergirl season 3, aired in 2017-18 With Mon-El gone, Kara throws herself into her role as Supergirl and quits her job […]