Archive for July, 2012

“The Dark Knight Rises” – A Lightly Spoilery Double-Team Review, And The Bigger Picture

LO, THERE SHALL COME AN ENDING! (AT LEAST UNTIL THE INEVITABLE RE-BOOT). Christopher Nolan ends his Dark Knight trilogy with muss, fuss and a few surprises on the way. Our Cadillac Jack begins the tale:
“I would like to express our profound sorrow at the senseless tragedy that has befallen the entire Aurora community. I would [...]

The Good Old Summertime Is Right For Another Installment of “What We Watched On Our Summer Vacation”

 
It has occurred to me, if no one else, as we ‘round the horn of Independence Day and enter into the second half of my summer break from the dreariness of teaching, that I have been so busy double-teaming the movies with your popGeezer, that I haven’t actually written anything about my real passion, the Boob [...]

Spider-Man, Spider-Man, Can This Reboot Do What A Raimi Can… Or, Did?

Our heroes spin a web around the all-new Amazing Spider-Man movie with a brand new Double-Team review. First up, your popGeezer:

“Every (generation) has the (Spider-Man) it deserves.” (From Letter to X, Joseph De Maistre, 1811 [paraphrased])
“Every generation throws a hero up the pop charts.” (“From The Boy In The Plastic Bubble”, Paul Simon, 1986)
“Ten years is a generation now?” [...]

Down To “The Fishin’ Hole” One Last Time: The Legacy Of Andy Griffith

In 2005, President George W. Bush awarded Andy Griffith the Presidential Medal of Freedom, a great American honor. Regardless of one’s political leanings, we would agree that it was well-deserved.
To stay in the world of politics for a moment, when we hear Conservatives of many stripes talk about their vision for America, those on the Left [...]