Archive for the ‘Random’ Category

How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

Posted: 19th May 2010 by Mister Critic in Random
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Reviewed by Little Miss Critic (Age 7) What is the movie about? Vikings. and this one little viking wanted to capture a nightfury. What is a night fury? A dragon that is black. It goes into the sky and you couldn’t see it and the dragons attacked when it was night. What did you think […]

No Impact Man

Posted: 17th May 2010 by Mister Critic in Random

Before I start this review, I feel the need to explain my background when it comes to the topic of environmentalism. You see it is not my fault I’m screwed up. I am a child of the consumer culture of the 1980s. I have been brainwashed by branding, I know all the jingles, I like […]

The Lovely Bones

Posted: 10th May 2010 by Mister Critic in Random
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Is there ever “the right moment” to watch a really depressing movie? Lately I am finding it increasingly difficult to work up the motivation to watch certain films. When I’m in a good mood, the last thing I want is some movie bringing me down, and when I’m in the dumps, it is not a […]

Civilization IV

Posted: 7th May 2010 by Mister Critic in Random

“Revolutionaries wait For my head on a silver plate Just a puppet on a lonely string Oh, who would ever want to be king?” -Viva La Vida, Coldplay To answer your question, Mr. Coldplay, I would want to be king. And now you too can be king of your very own civilization thanks to the makers of Civilization IV. This […]

The Xbox 360

Posted: 2nd May 2010 by Mister Critic in Random

This post is less of a review and more of a shout out to the best Brother-in-law ever. Thanks to his hooking a “brotha” (in-law) up with the Xbox 360 gaming system, my family has entered into the world of “next gen” gaming, and I am loving it. I have only had a combined total […]

The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Posted: 22nd April 2010 by Mister Critic in Random

I am not excited about starting a blog with the review of this movie, but I guess the journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.  Even if that one step is into a big pile of dog poo. Now I was not a big fan of this series the first time around.  And […]

Mad Men Seasons 1-3

Posted: 21st April 2010 by Mister Critic in Random
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It is the show that makes you wonder what your grandparents really were doing during the good old days. Mad Men follows the lives of several individuals working on Madison Avenue (hence the title Mad Men) in New York City at the advertising agency Sterling Cooper starting with season one in the mid-1950 to season 3 ending around the mid-1960s. I started watching Mad Men on DVD soon […]