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About mfinocchiaro

IT Architecture Guru for large PLM software company but dabbling in Web 2.0 and other stuff.

TV Series: Game of Thrones S05 (2015) – Epic but perhaps too much


[SPOILER ALERT! There may be a few spoilers below so reader beware] Now don’t get me wrong, I found Game of Thrones to be extremely entertaining this season. There were some epic scenes which I will not soon forget – … Continue reading

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TV Series: Gotham S01 (2014-2015) – Not bad for a Bruce Wayne backstory


Although it felt incredibly long and slightly unhinged at points, overall Gotham was a pretty solid show in the superhero genre. I will admit to a bit of frustration in that Bruce Wayne is too young to be Batman and … Continue reading

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NSFCCDP Movie Review: Max Max Fury Road (2015) – Charlize Theron carries this one all the way to the Citadel


There was a lot of buildup for this new installment in the Mad Mad franchise. I recall sneaking into Road Warrior as a kid and being blown away (and frankly scared of being caught). It was probably the first glimpse … Continue reading

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TV Series: Agent Carter S01 (2015) – A great take on this awesome female character


For once, the female lead gets to be fully fleshed out with no pity and little gravitas. Agent Carter is just 100% badass with no apologies. OK, yes, she is still madly in love with the (for now) lost Cap’n … Continue reading

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Mad Men S07 Part 2 (2015) – The end of an era and Don 2.0


[CAVEAT EMPTOR: SPOILERS AHEAD] Well, that happened. After 7 seasons over 9 years and 92 episodes, Mad Men took a bow and vanished into TV history on Sunday night. I thought that this last season was very strong and in … Continue reading

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Transparent (2014) – Amazon’s Entry into the TV Drama Scene is a Rousting, Mind-bending Success


It took me a little bit of time to fully dive into Transparent, but Jeffrey Tambour’s performance was so incredible and all the writing was so perfect that I thoroughly enjoyed it end to end. What I especially appreciated is … Continue reading

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Rick and Morty S1 (2014) – Deliriously Incredible Must-See Cartoon


OK, so perhaps those with strict moral codes and closed minds should avoid Rick and Morty because it tends to draw WAY outside the lines. But if you enjoy to be pushed the the limits of your imagination and moral … Continue reading

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