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Paddleton - Review

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A lot of "dealing with cancer" movies focuses solely on the person with cancer. What makes Paddleton great is that it is also about how it can impact the people who love the person with cancer. Paddleton stars Mark Duplass and Ray Romano as friends and neighbors. When Michael (Duplass) gets cancer, he decides to take a cocktail that will end his life.
That premise provides much of the emotional depth that the film has. Paddleton really shines during the "road trip" portion of the movie. There is humor to be found, but seeing how strong the relationship between two plutonic male friends is, provides a refreshing angle not often seen. The Shawshank Redemption and Trainspotting are the only two that really come to mind. Whereas if you think of female-friend movies, there are dozens of them. That alone makes Paddleton worth seeking out.
Movies that make you think, or contemplate things, always resonate better than ones that don't. If you had incurable cancer, would y…

2018-2019 Arrowverse Roundup - Week 16 Review

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Supergirl is flying solo this week, so that is all that you will find below. It was a pretty big episode though. A lot of set ups for things to come.

You can read all of this season's Arrowverse reviews right here.

2018-2019 Arrowverse Roundup - Week 15 Review

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This week, we had a series regular leave, a long time villain get more powerful, and a director who is used to timey wimey stories lay out another strong one. There will be a short hiatus after this week for some of the shows, so you'll have time to catch up if you haven't!

You can read all of this season's Arrowverse* reviews right here.

*Yes, I know Black Lightningis not in the Arrowverse officially. But neither was Supergirl...until it was. I am including it here for convenience sake.


The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part - Review

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The Lego Movie was one of the most delightful surprises of 2014. A film that seemed like a giant commercial on the surface, turned out to be a sweet, funny, poignant masterpiece. The follow-up, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part doubles down on the premise of the first. It gives more of the same, which in this case is a positive.

2018-2019 Arrowverse Roundup - Week 14 Review

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Supergirl took the week off to watch the Super Bowl, but the other 3 shows gave us anniversaries, documentaries, heists, funerals, ambushes, and reunions. Some really great stuff was in store for us this week, which you can read about below.

You can read all of this season's Arrowverse* reviews right here.

*Yes, I know Black Lightningis not in the Arrowverse officially. But neither was Supergirl...until it was. I am including it here for convenience sake.