Watched – 27 May 2017

For the past few weeks I’ve been working through the Alien series as prep to Alien: Covenant. I’ve left my thoughts on the film a few places, and this week’s Movie Dudes, which I’m in the process of editing, spent a good chunk of time talking about it, but I’ll drop some more down below. And since […]

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Throwback Thursday – Final Fantasy

This year celebrates the 30th anniversary of the release of one of gaming’s biggest franchises, Final Fantasy. Debuting on Japan’s Nintendo Famicom in 1987, legend has it that the game was a last ditch effort to save its fledgling developer, Square. The game wouldn’t make its way stateside until 1990 on the Nintendo Entertainment System, […]

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Watched – 20 May 2017

This week I hit wrapped up my Alien series rewatch and caught a little indie horror film on Netflix. On to this week’s viewings. Alien vs. Predator – 3* Alien vs. Predator holds a 29 on Metacritic. Many people will tell you that it is a boring slog with a silly premise. They will also tell […]

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Musings of a Grouch

As you can hopefully see, I’ve changed the name of this blog. To be honest, I’ve never been fully happy with the name, Cool Stuff with Chris. It assumed too much of the content. I’m not sure I love Musings of a Grouch either but… it is slightly more accurate, being as I am somewhat […]

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Watched – 12 May 2017

This week I hit the theater and continued my Alien series rewatch in preparation for Covenant. Anyway, on to this week’s viewings. Sleight – 4* I saw this previewed early this year and thought it looked really cool. Turns out, it is. On the surface, Sleight seems to be a mix of inner-city drama mixed with […]

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The State of the Blog

My blog currently reminds me of the opening of Fallout: New Vegas. If you haven’t played it, the game starts out with you being shot out in the desert and left to die in a shallow grave. I am the inept shooter and the blog is the main character left to die. But I don’t […]

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Watched – 7 May 2017

I’m a couple days late with this but I’m going to count it as five weeks running. Which, considering my lack of inspiration to write is pretty impressive I guess. Anyway, on to this week’s viewings. Alien – 5* In preparation for the release of Alien: Covenant, my Movie Dudes co-host and I are doing a […]

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