“The Last Jedi” Was Awesome And You’re Wrong if You Think Otherwise

Let’s talk about the latest Star Wars film, “The Last Jedi,” which Mrs. MAJ and I saw on Saturday and thoroughly enjoyed.  THERE ARE SPOILERS IN THIS COLUMN.  DO NOT KEEP READING IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN IT.

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Marvel Movies Suck

The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was in convincing people that Marvel movies are good movies.  In fact, they blow chunks.

Okay, not all of them blow chunks.  “Iron Man” is an objectively excellent movie.  “Spider-Man Homecoming” was good.  After that they’re formulaic nonsense at best.

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Rick’s Favorite Movies, 5 of 52: “Back To The Future”

The 5th in our ongoing series of Rick’s 52 Favourite Movies is “Back to the Future,” which stars Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, as if you didn’t know that.

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Rick’s Favorite Movies, Part 3 of 52: “The Thing”

Today’s a movie entry!  The 3rd of my 52 favorite movies is “The Thing,” the 1982 version, starring Kurt Russell and directed by John Carpenter.

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Rick’s Favorite Movies, 1 of 52: “Fargo”

So I’m going to run through a review of my favorite movies of all time, adding every one for every week for the next year.  Two disclaimers:

1.  They’re not in order.  I’m just doing them as I get around to them in whatever order strikes my fancy.

2.  I am not claiming these to be the BEST 52 movies of all time.  They’re just my favorite.  I have chosen them based on… well, I can’t say why, I just did.  I gladly concede there will be many movies on my list that are not, in many ways, as good as movies that are not on my list. Continue reading “Rick’s Favorite Movies, 1 of 52: “Fargo””