How it should have started

Imagine we’re sitting at the bar in the Mos Eisley Cantina. That’s the only way to have this conversation properly. Me: You know what’s wrong with the Star Wars prequels? You: midichlorians, Hayden Christensen, CGI, worst love story ever, the entirety of Attack of the Clones, Jar Jar. Me: Yeah but you know what’s really wrong […]

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May Movie Madness: Finale

There are no words that could adequately introduce this, the final round. We’re just going to have to grind this out. The Princess Bride vs. Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back 1. The Force vs. True Love True love is the greatest thing in the world (except for a nice MLT), but the […]

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May Movie Madness: Round 3

Warrior vs. The Empire Strikes Back Despite what you just read, this isn’t about Warrior vs. The Empire Strikes Back. This is about Harrison Ford vs. Tom Hardy. Of course, that doesn’t make things any easier. Tom Hardy is the antithesis of Harrison Ford. “Antithesis” is a literary device achieved when opposites are contrasted using parallel structure. It’s also […]

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May Movie Madness: Tell me a story

Cult classics died with the 20th century. I mean real cult classics. Not like some people think Nacho Libre is funny. I’m talking like Laberynth or NeverEnding Story, the kind of bizarre anomalies that have no business in a critical discussion but will ever be our favorites. It’s not that movies like these aren’t made anymore (or attempted at least, get […]

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May Movie Madness: Round 2

  The Dark Knight vs. Warrior As I said in round 1, both The Dark Knight and Warrior tend to get me, for lack of a better phrase, freaking pumped every time I watch them. Both stories are as compelling the fifth time as they are the fiftieth (that may or may not be an accurate figure). However, Warrior wins this […]

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