Further Musings on The Last Jedi

What a difference a week makes. Shortly after I watched The Last Jedi, I decided to compile a list of some serious and not-so-serious questions that I had after viewing the movie. Rather than include them in my spoiler-free review, I had decided to write a new post, one that would …

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The Last Jedi

Big surprise, I went to the opening night of the latest Star Wars movie. And I know so many of you are waiting for my review before you decide to go and see it for yourself, right? Because I have that out-sized impact on people’s movie viewing habits, I know. …

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Wordcount “Wednesday”

Because it’s Wednesday somewhere still, right? So a few days ago, I posted this picture on Instagram:   Doing something scary… I’ll blog about it on Wednesday. #amwriting A post shared by John Otte (@otte.jw) on Dec 4, 2017 at 1:48pm PST And I did promise that I would blog …

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Justice League

Hoo, boy. All right, before we get into the meat of the review, I feel that there are a few things I have to say up front. The necessity of these disclaimers comes from a few years of debating the merits of the DCCU with friends of mine. It seems …

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Thor: Ragnarok

So what could draw me out of yet another lengthy blogging hiatus? How about the latest entry into the MCU? Last night, I headed to my local movie theater with an IMAX screen to see what the God of Thunder has gotten himself into this time. It turns out, a …

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I can do Biblical Numerology too!

Every now and then, a meme will make the rounds that gets stuck in my craw. It’s happened to me a few times before. And rather than just brush it off and go about my life, I feel the urge to do something about it. Sometimes it’s as simple as …

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Oh, Those Marvel-ous Walls

Last week, I went to the special IMAX presentation of Marvel’s latest TV series, The Inhumans. And, like I said in my review, I was mostly “whelmed” by the experience. Not over-, not under-, just plained whelmed. It was a perfectly serviceable superhero TV show with its own unique strengths …

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Marvel’s The Inhumans

Oh, what a tangled web we weave. So anyone who has been paying attention to the current state of superhero stories in the wider media (hello!) knows that Marvel’s The Inhumans have had an interesting production history. At first, we were supposed to get an Inhumans movie somewhere down the …

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It’s a little too quiet…

It would appear that I fell into some sort of space/time rupture there and now I’m just emerging. Well, that’s not the case. I apparently wound up taking a little bit of a hiatus from the blogging world again. Sorry. It happens sometimes. So why did I go dark this …

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Wonder Woman

Late last night, I snuck over to a local movie theater so I could catch Wonder Woman in IMAX 3D and I left with…well, with an odd sensation. A feeling I hadn’t experienced after seeing a DC Cinematic Universe movie in a long time. I left without feeling disappointed. I …

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