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Category Archives: Film

The Science of Iron Man at CalTech

Scientists and Hollywood Special Effects experts gathered at Caltech to discuss the real world science and technical wizardry behind “Iron Man 2” and present extended scenes from the “Iron Man 2” home video release. Click here to read the article. Click here to read my other Comics-related articles.

Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince

Opening today in the U.S., “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” wonderfully conveys the miasma of puberty, but is ultimately unrewarding… as our hero fails to grow up. Read the full article (Warning: Spoilers) here. Read my other CBR articles here.

Portland Part Two

Here’s part two of the journal I kept when Ursula & I went to Portland for New Year’s. Ursula was interested in moving to Portland a few years ago, but we didn’t get around to checking it out until recently. You can find part one here. (You can also find the previous journal I kept […]

The Wrestler directed by Darren Aronofsky

The Wrestler is the story of Randy “The Ram” Robinson (Mickey Rourke), a professional wrestler twenty years past his prime. After a heart attack and bypass surgery he tries to reconnect with his daughter (Evan Rachel Wood) and start a relationship with a stripper (Marisa Tomei), but the ring eventually pulls him back home. Stylistically […]