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“Wonder Woman 1984” Doesn’t Rise Above Its Own Bloat

Well, it’s been a while since we’ve been to the theaters for a superhero movie. “Birds of Prey” and “Joker” were the last two, and neither fit the bill exactly. While some of you might have been able to go see “Wonder Woman 1984” on the big screen, most of the audience will be watching […]

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The Hand Of Fear

Classic Doctor Who – Now With 70% Less Filler

These shortened episodes make a great introduction to the Classic era of “Doctor Who.” I’ve been a fan since the mid-’70s when the show found its way to the US via PBS. The pacing of classic-era serials can be tedious, especially considering that modern stories take 45 minutes or less.

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The Downside Of The Uptake In Streaming Services

This fall will see the launch of Disney+ and Apple TV+, widening the ever-expanding playing field of streaming service choices.  It’s a far cry from the days when all you had to do is pick between Netflix and Hulu or just stick with your existing cable provider.  But with so many new choices we’ve arrived […]

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