Movie review: Green Lantern

After dinner this evening, Lyssa, Jason, and I once again invaded our local movie theatre to catch the late showing of Green Lantern, the latest comic book movie of the summer to hit the silver screen. It was a bit of scramble to get tickets because we got there late but we just made it. I have to confess, as a fan of the comic I greatly enjoyed this movie. That might make all the difference between enjoying Green Lantern, and walking out of the theatre at the end feeling a little cold...

Obligatory disclaimer: I have my likes and …

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Review: Transformers 2 - Revenge of the Fallen

On Friday night Lyssa and I rounded up the usual suspects, and after a brief dinner at the TGI Friday's in Tyson's Corner Mall we stormed the movie theatre to catch the 2200 showing of Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen.


I feel that I should state this up front: if you're looking for a deep movie that'll feed your head, this isn't it.  It's a two-and-a-half hour movie about giant robots beating the hell out of each other.   If you loved the cartoon as a kid, you'll be in hog heaven watching this flick.  Shia LaBeouf reprises his role …

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Archive: 20070115

It is now officially the middle of January - so why is it 65 degrees Farenheit and why are there people walking around in shorts and t-shirts? No, seriously, what gives? I'm sitting here in khakis and a polo shirt in downtown DC (wishing that I was working from home because it is, apparently, a holiday and as such 90% of the city has the day off) in a building that's so empty that most of the hallway and office lights weren't even turned on to conserve power. It's a little creepy, actually. Friday night I wound up staying up late …

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