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I Can’t with All the Screw-Up White Dudes in Literature: The Nix, by Nathan Hill

Have you ever noticed how many novels are about white guys who can’t get their life in order? SO MANY. And I can’t deal with it anymore.

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February 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Shape of Water Movie Review

I should start by saying that I’ve never responded to a Guillermo del Toro movie–not even Pan’s Labyrinth. Given the hype around The Shape of Water and what I had heard about … Continue reading

February 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

What is the Best Picture of the 1960s?

The 1970s gets a lot of credit for being full of great cinema, but the 1960s had some surprisingly great movies, too. This top ten is pretty darned good, and perfectly showcases the massive transition Hollywood was undergoing.

February 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

My Book Bucket List: Things to Read Before You Die

Last year, I sat down and collected a list of classics I haven’t read as well as some of the most critically acclaimed novels of the 20th century. It started … Continue reading

January 9, 2018 · 2 Comments

The Pros and Cons of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The Last Jedi requires a give and a take most Star Wars movies don’t possess, but the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Here’s a list of the positives and negatives.

January 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

I Know a Secret, by Tess Gerritsen: Book Review

The Rizzoli and Isles books have been a series that I’ve followed for some years now. I enjoy them, but I am fully aware that the quality is uneven. Unfortunately, I … Continue reading

December 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Every Best Actress Oscar Winner of the 1970s, Ranked

I thought ranking the Best Actors of the 1970s was hard, but any one of the top 8 Actresses here could have been the top in another decade. It’s about to get brutal.

December 16, 2017 · Leave a comment