Why Hollywood blockbusters suck now (featuring Rogue One)

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Note: A return to normal blog functions is still a ways off, please enjoy this post I had lying around

A while ago, I finally got around to seeing Disney Presents Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Based on the title of this post, you might assume that I hated it. But I didn’t! I actually liked it better than The Force Awakens, which surprised me since most of the buzz around the movie was pretty downbeat.

However, the movie does have a lot of pretty serious flaws, and they’re pretty much the same flaws that I keep seeing time and time again in big Hollywood blockbusters. Why don’t we go through them in internet-friendly list form?

(Spoilers for Rogue One, obviously)

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I’m Not Dead update

Hello everyone, just a quick update to let you know that I haven’t fallen into a blog black hole. My medical issues are unfortunately still preventing me from doing much of anything, but I’ve got a big review I want to finish and the Selection let’s read will continue as soon as I’m able to get an entire post out.

When that will be, I don’t know. Maybe a few weeks? Maybe longer? Who knows! Join me on this wondrous journey.

Quick Read: Ninth City Burning

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(Note: regular posting will still be sporadic for the immediate future)

So here’s an awkward situation.

I started reading Ninth City Burning because it has a cool title the plot sounds right up my alley, intending to give it the rare Doing In The Wizard full review treatment, but I very rapidly realized that its basic setup is uncomfortably close to an idea I’m currently kicking around right at this very moment. But at the same time, there was enough “noteworthy” about the early parts of the book (by which I mean stuff annoyed me and I have to rant about it to someone) that I wanted to cover it in some way.

Thus, a quick read.

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Brief Hiatus: Car Crash Edition

Hey people, what’s up?

You may have noticed that the rate of posts has been highly variable lately. It turns out the minor injury I mentioned a few months ago is still having not so minor effects, which makes blogging (alongside a whole lot else) difficult.

Because of that, I’ve decided to take a few weeks off.

The fact that Zelda: Breath of The Wild came out yesterday is, I swear, entirely coincidental.