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Even More Tangled
May 21, 2012 • no comments • 374 views
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The Disney movie Tangled that I reviewed a while back is apparently not well liked by the Christian fundies. (What do they like?) A few days ago the blog Love, Joy, Feminism posted a list of four blogposts; two from that crowd, and two replies. Since it was just a short list of links, I’ll repost […]

The Titanic’s 100th Anniversary
April 20, 2012 • no comments • 369 views
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April 15th was the 100th year anniversary of the Titanic accident. I was planning to make a post on that day, but I never found the time, but here it is four days late. The story about the Titanic has always fascinated me – ever since I was a little kid. My granddad, who was a fisherman […]

Film: Tangled (2010)
April 8, 2012 • 5 comments • 592 views
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IMDB Link: tt0398286 Category: Animation/Comedy/Family Directors: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard Screenplay: Dan Fogelman Fairy Tale: Grimm brothers Voices: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi and Donna Murphy So I did it. I watched another Disney movie. I have to admit, I am no big fan of Disney. For a number of reasons. Some of my usual concerns were confirmed with this one too. […]

Film: Winter’s Bone (2010)
February 19, 2012 • 2 comments • 471 views
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Details: IMDB Link: tt1399683 Category: Drama Director/Writer: Debra Granik Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes and Garret Dillahunt   17 year old Ree Dolly (Jennifer Lawrence) is left to take care of her sick mother and her little brother and sister while her father, a criminal, is missing. Her father has put the family’s little house up […]

Film: Gattaca (1997)
February 19, 2012 • no comments • 364 views
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Details: IMDB Link: tt0119177 Category: Sci-Fi Drama Director/Writer: Andrew Niccol Stars: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman and Jude Law   In a not-so-distant future genetics is what determines your value to society. Discrimination of the genetically inferior is illegal, but in practice it’s everywhere. In this future our main character, Vincent Freeman (Ethan Hawke), is born with […]

Pirates of the Interwebs
January 18, 2012 • no comments • 348 views
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I assume everyone has heard of the actions taken on the internet today as a reaction against the SOPA and PIPA acts, which is basically an attempt to censor the internet. You can read all about it all over the net, and probably already have, so I’m not going to dive into that. I rather […]