Category Archives: Movies

I finally saw Avengers: Infinity War

There will be spoilers here. Don’t read it if you don’t want to see spoilers. They won’t be major because I’m not going to tell you who dies, but they will give away plot details. So I finally took my … Continue reading

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We had a good day yesterday.

Yesterday was a public holiday here. As usual, I didn’t know what day it was… I think maybe Human Rights day. And although I wanted to write something about it, I am stuck on being quite unable to come up … Continue reading

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I finally watched the remake of It

Of all the movies we went to see in 2017, the remake of Stephen King’s It was not an option, because of the age restriction which would have prevented me taking my nine year old son along. Ever since then, … Continue reading

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I watched Justice League twice and loved it both times

This is not a review but rather my opinion of the state of super hero movies in general… My son is with his cousins at my brother’s place this weekend, and after taking him to watch Justice league last week, … Continue reading

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Who needs spider-sense anyway?

Last weekend I took my son to see Spider-Man Homecoming. My take on the movie: It was OK. Spoilers ahead. Don’t read this if you haven’t seen the movie. Full disclosure: I stopped reading comics in 1984, when I was … Continue reading

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On the unrealism of dreams, and the problems with their depiction in fiction

Something has always struck me as being wrong with the oft-used narratives in science fiction and fantasy, where a protagonist for some reason, and it’s generally a noble one, gets to enter the dream of another person. I’m thinking of … Continue reading

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A surprisingly good horror movie – It follows

Forenote: The introduction is longer than intended. Excuse me. Maybe I’m getting verbose as I get older, but I like it as written so I won’t redact any of it… I hope you enjoy this review as well as my … Continue reading

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