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VFX Steel

I have seen advertisements for a movie recently called Real Steel. People build robots and they fight in a ring, like boxers. I have seen this before from my childhood, Rock’em Sock’em Robots. I was thinking that if Hollywood can … Continue reading

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In, Through… and Beyond

I have waited over 30 years for an official CD release of John Barry’s The Black Hole. That 3 decade wait ended last night when I destroyed the bubble wrap package holding a bright shiny new CD from Intrada. My … Continue reading

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Ewoks Don’t Blink!

Did you know that? I certainly didn’t until earlier today. Even after multiple watchings of Return of the Jedi I never noticed that about Ewoks. If you are a Doctor Who fan then you are possibly thinking that having an … Continue reading

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He Say, You Blade Runner

Tell him I’m eating…. I have been looking for an excuse to write a blog post about my favorite movie, Blade Runner. The problem is that with this particular film there is not much more to say that has not … Continue reading

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Ikce Wicasa Special Post – John Barry 1933 to 2011

I have interrupted the powwow series to honor John Barry, Composer died of a heart attack in New York. He was 77 years old. Barry was most famous for his 11 Bond scores and won Oscars for Born Free –best … Continue reading

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Avatar… a last look

As fans of Avatar know yet another new and expanded version of the movie was released this week.  I finally got a chance to take a look at it last night.  Is the longer movie worth the money.  Does it … Continue reading

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BRAIIIIINZ……

I am not a huge zombie movie fan but I have really been enjoying “The Walking Dead” on AMC.  I have seen a fair share of zombie films and they all pretty much follow the same pattern or structure. A person … Continue reading

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