March 2020

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Considering W&M?

The admissions office has done all the heavy lifting. They wouldn’t admit anyone they didn’t believe could graduate. The reality is, if you get in, you most likely will get out. All you have to…


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Missing Link

Excellent distraction from the grim realities of the day for this quarantined household. Top-notch stop motion animation. Streamed on Hulu 7/10


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Onward

The latest from Pixar. Typical Pixar: above average, but nothing new and nothing to write home about. You’d probably enjoy re-watching Finding Nemo or The Invincibles or one of their other outings… 6/10


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COVID-19 | Divided We Are

The following are a sampling of quotes I pulled off social media this weekend. They come from both the left and the right. I tried to keep them limited to the pandemic, but some other…


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Bloodshot

Vin Diesel actioner, based on a comic book. Some interesting twists, decent graphics. With most characters caricatures, it does rely on the special effects. Eiza González brought it all; she’s got a future. 7/10


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The Hunt

The Hunt was wild. Wickedly violent and no one spared. Jonathan Swift goes to Hollywood. 9/10


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Emma

Absolutely delightful! Anya Taylor-Joy added an incredible depth and believability to Emma. For that matter, the entire cast was spot on. Visually stunning, well-crafted. 10/10


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Color Out of Space

Nina is a huge Nick Cage fan and that’s the only reason I suggested us seeing this. Nick delivered Nick being Nick. If you’re into Nick-the-indie-film-guy, you’ll probably love it… It’s a retelling of an…