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The Kevin Smith Retrospective – Part III

Here’s the 3rd and final part of my Kevin Smith Retrospective. I’ll just cut to the chase. Here are links to Part I and Part II in case you missed them. Enjoy and follow the blog on Facebook and Twitter, if you haven’t already.
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The Kevin Smith Retrospective – Part II

Yesterday I posted the first of three posts revisiting Kevin Smith’s movies. Today I’m here with part two, wherein I discuss Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and Jersey Girl.

This section was interesting because I had only seen two of the movies once before and I’ve never been a huge fan of Jay and Silent Bob as characters. I was eager to see how time affected my perspective of these movies.

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The Kevin Smith Retrospective – Part I

After hearing the news that Kevin Smith will make Clerks 3 before retiring, I decided to revisit his movies. So here is the first of three parts examining his filmography. I’m only including the ones he wrote and directed, so Cop Out won’t be included. Let’s get started.
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Trailer Tuesday: OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL (2013)

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This week’s Trailer Tuesday is for this Friday’s Oz the Great and Powerful. It’s directed by Sam Raimi and stars James Franco, Michelle Williams, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Zach Braff.

I’ve got mixed feelings about this one. I think Raimi did a great job bringing Spider-Man to life (Spider-Man 2 is still one of my favorite comic book movies) but I’m still very jaded after Spider-Man 3. I also tried watching The Quick and the Dead a while ago and couldn’t get past the camera work. 

Oz could potentially get me into Raimi’s camp. The visuals look absolutely stunning and the cast is very strong. I feel like James Franco gets a lot of undue heat. In terms of his off screen life, sometimes I can’t tell if he’s eccentric or just wants to be eccentric. But I think 127 Hours proved not only that he has range but that he can carry a movie.
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A Good Day to Marathon a Franchise

A week before seeing A Good Day to Die Hard, I bought the Die Hard 25th Anniversary Collection on blu-ray. I was eager to rewatch the franchise before heading to the theater. So that’s exactly what I did.

I watched all 5 Die Hard movies in a 24 hour span.

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The Month in Movies: February 2013

I’m a little late but here’s a breakdown of my movie watching habits for February.

Total Viewings: 30
First Viewings: 15
Theater Viewings: 2
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Bond 50: Introduction – The Complete Blu-Ray Collection Unboxing

The James Bond 50th anniversary Bluray set is mine after a hastily spent $150 at Best Buy. Since I’ve only seen 7 of the 23 Bond movies, I find it a little hard to justify buying it. Nonetheless, I’m really happy I got it.

My plan is to go through the set and watch them at my own pace. I hope to finish them all by December and plan to blog all about it along the way. So this is my first of maybe a dozen or so entries about everyone’s favorite British spy. I give you, the unboxing…

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