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NSFCCDP Movie Review: Ghost in the Shell (2017)


I picked up Ghost in the Shell as a manga in Tokyo nearly 20 years ago and was blown away. The story of Major Motoko Kusanagi with her friend and subordinate Batou of the cybernetic eyes and her boss Lt … Continue reading

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TV Series: The Newsroom S01 (2012) – Great news, frustrating plot


I heard about this show a few times but just recently decided to dive in head-first and enjoyed it for at least the journalism part. I liked the analysis and the way that Jeff Daniels presented his faux broadcasts. Watching … Continue reading

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TV Series: The Walking Dead S04-Part 1 – So THAT’s what happened to the Governor


The Walking Dead once again extended its season to 16 episodes and gave us an 8-episode taste in the fall with the rest coming in February. I thought this half was OK. I didn’t really buy the sudden illness in … Continue reading

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TV Series: Breaking Bad S05E09 – Hank vs. Walt, Round 1 is a break-even


TV’s best show is back and ready to kick ass. I re-watched all of Breaking Bad over the last few months and in particular spent time on the end of S04 and the first half of S05 in preparation. I … Continue reading

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NSFCCDP Movie Review: Man of Steel (2013) – Super-disappointment :(


We went to see the long-awaited Superman reboot “Man of Steel” last night but were universally disappointed in the result. Perhaps the bar has been set too high by The Dark Knight and The Avengers. Or perhaps Hollywood is in … Continue reading

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NSFCCDP Movie Review: Iron Man 3 (2013) – Great Superhero Flick


I will quickly throw down some thoughts here and write a more comprehensive review later. Iron Man 3 was a great film with interesting tie-backs to The Avengers, startling special effects, super mean and powerful bad guys, and a typically … Continue reading

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TV Series: Justified S04 – Raylan and Boyd back to square one


I think Justified this year was an excellent season. Some web pundits are saying that S02 was the best series ever for Justified. And yes, Mags was an extraodinary bad “guy”, but I really liked the writing and dialog on … Continue reading

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