Lockout

Lockout was a pretty good action movie–in space! I don’t really mind movies like that, where they take a premise that has been done before and just change the setting. Although in general, I’d like for the science of the movie to be a bit more sensical. And the whole premise of just sending up one man to save the president’s daughter seems a bit off. Sure, the prisoners might kill her off if they send more, but isn’t the entire point that they don’t at first realize who they have? So it goes.

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The Cabin in the Woods

I generally don’t go for horror movies, but the general premise intrigued me. And it doesn’t hurt that Joss Whedon co-wrote it. He’s had his ups and downs, but in general he’s earned at least a second look in my book.

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Mirror Mirror

Mirror Mirror was cute enough for a retelling of that old Snow White story, but I don’t think it has quite the strength to stand on cuteness alone. Visually, it’s beautiful, but that’s all it is. It feels like a series of set pieces each of them self satisfied in a rather distracting manner.

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The Hunger Games

I have a confession to make. I have not read the Hunger Games books. That being said, most everyone that I know has so when they wanted to go see the Hunger Games, I went along with them.

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Grilled oops

Some part of my always wondered what would happen to a grilled cheese if you left it on the Foreman Grill and forgot about it…

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Burger wrap

Cheeseburger got you down? Not as interesting as it used to be?

Try a burger wrap!

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John Carter

Another year (more or less), another year of movies. I realy like going to the movies, it’s a nice distraction from the grin of PhD work. And what’s better, being a grad student leaves my schedule flexible enough so that I can go to the weekday matinees for a mere $5 ticket. Not too bad for ~2 hours of entertainment.

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'tis the season...

…for pancakes!

Pancakes, whipped cream, and sprinkles–where could they possibly go wrong?