Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “Do you remember the first time you saw a dinosaur? First time you see them, it’s like… a miracle. You read about them in books, you see the bones in museums but you don’t really… believe it. They’re like myths. And then you see… the first one alive.” Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, released in […]

Ready Player One

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{3.5/5} “Yeah, try… try not to accidentally erase the whole of the Oasis on your first day.” Ready Player One, released in 2018 In 2045 everybody hangs out in the Oasis, a virtual reality where anything is possible. The creator of the Oasis left a game behind when he died — whoever wins the game […]

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

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{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

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{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 […]

Fun videos about movies

Posted by Dave Switzer under From the web

Here are a couple of YouTube channels I’ve been watching a bunch of. Super Easy, Barely an Inconvenience These are imagined pitch meetings between a writer and a producer, both played by Ryan George. They are hilarious, but they do point out big flaws in the movie so you might not want to watch the […]

Micmacs

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “She’s got a short fuse but she’ll bend over backwards for us.” Micmacs, released in 2009 Bazil got shot in the head by a stray bullet, and lost his job while he was recovering. He ends up falling in with a small group of people who collect junk and fix it. When he finds […]

Anon

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of music

{4/5} “What’s the world coming to when our murderers won’t tell us who they are?” Anon, released in 2018 What everyone sees all the time is stored in computers, so crime is extremely rare. When a man is killed with a bullet between the eyes, Sal goes to investigate. He finds that the killer hacked […]

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 […]

An alternate history of movies since 1977

Posted by Dave Switzer under From the web

What if George Lucas had never made Star Wars in 1977? That’s the intriguing premise of this article by Kevin Lincoln on Polygon: What if Star Wars never happened? A few tidbits: George Lucas would have filmed Apocalypse Now, Harrison Ford wouldn’t have become an actor, Jack Nicholson would have starred in Blade Runner, and […]