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Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

In Books, Movies by Lamar Henderson0 Comments

Looking through some old notes, I came across some essays that I never got around to publishing, for some reason or another. Even though they are rather old, I thought some of them were well worth adding to Elegant Entropy.

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A new slice of Trek-flavored cheese

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I’m not a huge fan of reboots in general, and the Star Trek reboot in particular. Oh, the J.J. Abrams 2009 movie was fine enough on it’s own merits, even considering the what-was-Spock-doing-in-the-cave plot hole. It was fun and pretty (I rather liked all the lens flare, myself). What I didn’t care much for was how this story related to …

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Revenge of the geek

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As you may have heard — if you weren’t getting blown away or flooded — there’s going to be another Star Wars trilogy of movies starting in 2015, episodes VII, VIII and IX. At this point, we have not a clue what the this trilogy is going to be about; I suspect that the people in charge at Disney/Lucasfilm don’t …

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Summer movies

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I think it may say something about The Dark Knight Rises that, a week after seeing it, I found the second thing I remember most about it is seeing Brent Briscoe playing a small role as the veteran cop who apologizes to Batman because of his young partner. (Brent and I had an acting class together 31 years ago when …