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Galactus Wants Blueberries!

My friend Urian gave Nami a little Silver Surfer plush toy after Comic Con this summer… Which lead to many questions about who and what the Surfer was… After a few attempted explanations, we watched a clip from the recent … Continue reading

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Deano’s answer to: “Is the Bollywood film Enthiran better than Avatar?”

The only way it could be meaningfully better, is if they used James Cameron to shoot it in 3D. (Even Gold Cylons love Enthiran!) A lot of the humor may come off as very antiquated/cliché, but it fits. Enthiran is … Continue reading

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Deano’s answer to: “Why isn’t the film “It’s a Wonderful Life” seen as being more depressing than it is?”

For one thing, the protagonist is no longer trying to kill himself. (Not until after the holidays, and reality sets in, anyway…) That said, the main reason the film is not seen as depressing by modern viewers is that it … Continue reading

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Deano’s answer to: “If there were a clone of me, would the clone think and act like I do? Why?”

It depends on the type of clone. In television, books, and the movies, the popular conception of a clone is a “fully formed copy” of the original, with the same memories, skills, physical attributes, etc. In the hard science of … Continue reading

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Deano’s answer to: “Why aren’t more superhero movies better?”

Showing us how someone got super powers? Boring. Showing us what they do with those powers, and showing (not telling) us why? THE HOTNESS. In short, all Superhero movies need to do to dramatically improve in quality and performance is … Continue reading

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Deano’s answer to: “In what situations is it OK for a man watching a movie to cry “manly tears” and not look like a big baby?”

Empirically, the only time man-tears are allowed at the movies: When Kirk Douglas gives the order to attack the Japanese fleet approaching Pearl Harbor in The Final Countdown (1 manly tear from each eye) When Chewbacca screams at the end … Continue reading

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Deano’s answer to: “If John Rambo fought the Predator in the jungle, who wins?”

Considering that John Rambo’s fighting prowess is based on “higher than average human musculature”, combined with a deep ingrained tactical and strategic knowledge of the dynamics of both organized and guerilla military forces based solely on Earth, that he might … Continue reading

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