Daniel Carlson

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Month: May 2009 (page 1 of 3)

Review: Up

And Pixar goes 10 for 10:
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Review: Into the Storm

A good little TV-movie about Churchill and World War II:
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Fate, It Seems, Is Not Without A Sense Of Irony

I’m starting a new, limited series over at Pajiba to look back at some of the films of 1999. That was a great year for mainstream U.S. movies, and it was also a really good year to be 17 and starting to fall in love with the possibilities of the medium. I’m starting out with The Matrix, because why not, but I’ve got at least a dozen more titles in the hopper.
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Review: “The Goode Family”

From Mike Judge, I expected a little more.
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Review: “Jesse James Is a Dead Man”

Jesse James doesn’t come off as the sharpest knife in the drawer. This is not a total surprise.
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Review: “Hitched or Ditched”

I say it all in the Bottom Line: “I”m gonna go drink some bleach.”
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Review: Terminator Salvation

Like I told my sister: At first I was okay with it, but the more I thought about it, the less I liked it.
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What Am I Going To Do For Eight Months?

Man, when “Lost” went to a white screen, I just sat there, wondering how the hell I was going to survive until 2010 (!) to see what happened.
Also, in re: Locke, I gotta say: It feels good to be right. I don’t do a lot of major theorizing about the show, but that one clicked with me back during “Dead Is Dead.”
And finally, because I am a nerd like this, I am already planning my headline theme for next season’s write-ups.
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Review: “Glee”

A cute, energetic, funny show with lots of potential. (I hope I was able to convey that in the review; space constraints are killer at work, and 425 words is a “longer” review, which for anyone that knows me is a cruel, cruel joke.)
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Those Folks On The Black Rock Are In For A Treat

The first half of the season finale of “Lost” was, predictably, awesome:
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