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It’s cold and rainy outside. This image encompasses my current emotional state. Also, this is my new blog. My name is Jenn. Hello.  

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Review: Hell Baby Killed Me With Laughing

I am dead and writing this from beyond, having asphyxiated with laughter while watching Hell Baby. It was a good way to go, surprising, but good. I usually hate genre parodies (Scary Movie was not funny), but with a cast of comedians boasting the chops and dynamic to pull it off, I completely bought in.  The humor isn’t for everyone, so if you’re one of those people who can’t stand Reno 911 or Keye and Peele, you should probably stop reading and go watch a cat video. Directed and written by Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon, Hell Baby is Amityville Horror hosts The Exorcist while The Omen watches the birth of Rosemary’s Baby.… Read More

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matt damon as a cyborg, running

Review: The Grim, Hard Scifi of Elysium

Elysium is grimy, bloody, hard science fiction.  It’s the kind of believable dystopian vision of the future that could influence your decision to produce offspring. It is a cyberpunk nightmare made real. Go see it.   Written and directed by Neill Blomkamp, Elysium does what science fiction is supposed to do; ask how the technologies of today will advance into solutions for the problems of tomorrow, and at what human cost.  The answers aren’t pretty.  Blomkamp reimagines many of the difficult issues of our time still being a struggle despite the existence of technologies that seem to offer miraculous solutions.   As Max Da Costa, Matt Damon is bald, dirty,… Read More

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