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Paper Cuts: 2/6/17

Paper Cuts: 2/6/17

Aliens: Defiance #9 (Dark Horse) The last time I checked in with the Aliens series was during the initial launch of the Prometheus line back in 2014.  It is not that those comics were bad, but there were a bit wordy. If I remember correctly, it was just not compelling enough to keep reading after the first several issues. I rarely will mention cover art in these reviews, but it was beautiful, dark, and creepy.  It was drawn by Stephanie Hans…

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Is That An Alien in Your Pocket, or Are You just Having a Psychotic Break?

Is That An Alien in Your Pocket, or Are You just Having a Psychotic Break?

We moved into our house. I didn’t know I had a dream home until I moved into this one. It’s in an incredibly populated neighborhood, and yet, there is wildlife. Coyotes in the neighbor’s yard, chipmunks up the wazoo and more bunnies than could possibly be safe. Though, you know my prepper obsession and I bet those little hoppers would be good eatin’ during the zombie apocalypse. Bunnies, chipmunks and squirrels – fine. But there are snakes. Little snakes and big…

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Thoughts on Independence Day: Resurgence

Thoughts on Independence Day: Resurgence

Alien invaders count as horror, right? I thought so. Here are a handful of random thoughts about Independence Day: Resurgence. 1. Brent Spiner is a perfectly fine actor, but Dr. Okun was entirely too prominent in this movie.  The first Independence Day was the perfectly amount of Okun: get in, say some awkward things for laughs, have an alien tentacle wrapped around his neck and get out. For this movie, it was almost like someone said, “Hey, what if we…

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Under the Skin mini review

Under the Skin mini review

Thoughts on Under the Skin, in three different stages: 1. During the movie. What is going on?  She’s an alien, right?  That’s what the description said.  Is she going to be driving around in this van for the entire movie?  Are those guys actually having sex with her and then getting destroyed, or are they consumed and converted to fuel without ever touching her?  That seems kind of cruel. 2. Immediately after the movie. That was okay, I guess.  I…

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