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The Iron Giant

Before Iron Man or The Iron Lady hit the silver screen The Iron Giant made its small 23 million worldwide gross income (according to boxofficemojo.com). Yes, it wasn’t the most successful movie, or having the longest lasting effect. But it has a pretty strong cult following that still appreciates its charm. The Iron Giant is a simplistic tale about […]

Uncertainty

Late week post. One of two, great movies to watch this weekend. The first is something that the majority of pretty much everyone hasn’t heard of. I didn’t until I was scraping the barrel of the Netflix by scanning my favorite actors to see what they’ve been in. I was surprised to see how many […]

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey

“When a puppet is true and good and meaningful it’s the soul of the puppeteer that you’re seeing.” Frank Oz says in the intro to Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey. That’s the perfect summary of this new documentary about the career of the muppeteer, Kevin Clash. Being Elmo goes through the early years of Clash’s life with his fascination with […]