Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

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Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

Most people attending Solo: A Star Wars Story will do so this weekend more out of curiosity than anything else.  Han Solo is arguably the most popular character in this series’ overstuffed cannon, but his origins are his least interesting aspect.  Does his background really matter?  Do you care where he came from?  Do you […]

| May 26, 2018
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The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #45: Star Trek Month, Part 1

The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #45: Star Trek Month, Part 1

This episode kicks off Star Trek Month on The Pod Bay Doors, as Doug and Jerry boldly go where many have gone before, discussing Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, and Star Trek III: The Search for Spock. Jump ahead? Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn @ 52:09 Star […]

| May 8, 2018
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The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #44: Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #44: Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Okay, so here’s what’s happening. The Pod Bay Doors Podcast is venturing for the first time to Patreon. All of our regular episodes are still – and will continue to be – free here at our website with the caveat that you can support our work on Patreon via a virtual tip jar. However! Once […]

| May 8, 2018
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The Revolted, Part 5: Rhinestone (1984)

The Revolted, Part 5: Rhinestone (1984)

Some things just don’t work out.  Sometimes the intention overrides the execution and what you come away with is a misstep that, if you’re lucky, you can easily get over.  When it comes to movies, sometimes the misfires come in gargantuan proportions.  Enter: The Revolted, a bi-weekly examination of big-budget, highly anticipated movies that, for […]

| May 6, 2018
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

A little less than an hour before sitting down to write this review, a lady asked me “Would the new Avengers movie make any sense to someone who hasn’t seen the other movies in this series?”  My quick answer is simple: “Yes, but it won’t mean as much to you because you don’t know the […]

| April 29, 2018
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The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #42: The Great Dictator (1940)

The Pod Bay Doors Podcast, Episode #42: The Great Dictator (1940)

This episode, Doug and Jerry celebrate the birthday of Charlie Chaplin while skewering the madness of Hitler, also born last week, with Chaplin’s first talkie and first talkie masterpiece The Great Dictator (1940).

| April 23, 2018
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The Revolted #4: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)

The Revolted #4: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)

Some things just don’t work out.  Sometimes the intention overrides the execution and what you come away with is a misstep that, if you’re lucky, you can easily get over.  When it comes to movies, sometimes the misfires come in gargantuan proportions.  Enter: The Revolted, a bi-weekly examination of big-budget, highly anticipated movies that, for […]

| April 22, 2018
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Ebertfest 2018, Day 3

Ebertfest 2018, Day 3

Well . . . you can win ‘em all. Day 3 of Champaign, Illinois’ 20th Ebertfest was packed with the usual fan excitement amid a cold weather pattern that seemed to be improving.  One could only hope that the roster of movies featured on the schedule were worth getting excited about.  Save for American Splendor, […]

| April 21, 2018
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