Category Archives: Film

Leonard Nimoy, 1931 – 2015

Everyone has their own Mount Rushmore. I’m talking about the hypothetical mountain, located in the middle of nowhere in South Dakota that doesn’t have the faces of four presidents blasted and carved into its side. The mountain we mentally anoint with create … Continue reading

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Chris Pratt and his ‘phantasmagorical’ career moment

With the rumors that Chris Pratt could one day crack Indiana Jones’ whip, I revisited the day last July when I asked the actor what it was like during a very special moment in his career. He called it “phantasmagorical.” Continue reading

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Star Trek: Voyager and waffles

For a while, it was a ritual. A ritual I took part in for an hour every Wednesday night, either from 8 – 9 PM, or 9 to 10 PM. That’s when my waffles and I would head to the Delta Quadrant. Continue reading

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What I didn’t blog (enough) about in 2014

I didn’t have time to write about everything in 2014. So I decided to barnstorm through some of topics that mattered to me on some level or just kept nagging at the back of my mind. Continue reading

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REVIEW: ’22 Jump Street’ is something cool and knows it

Expectations and hopes have been thrust into the hands of everyone involved with the sequel and the movie acknowledges that by proudly saying “bring it on.” Continue reading

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Watching TFIOS with its target audience

While sitting in Theater One at the Landmark 12 cinema on Keystone Ave Thursday night, preparing to watch one of the earliest public viewings of “The Fault in Our Star” in order to review it for Indianapolis Monthly, I noticed one major thing: I was in the minority.

As a 23-year-old, male college student who has been reading John Green’s novels since his junior year of high school, it was clear I was not the movie’s target audience. Continue reading

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A Farewell to the Expanded Universe

I became at peace with it just in the nick of time. On Sunday, April 13th, 11 days before Lucasfilm, Disney and Del Ray made the inevitable announcement about the fate of the “Expanded Universe,” I gave in. That was the day … Continue reading

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