Velcrometer

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The award-winning blog by a writer for Television Without Pity, Barnes and Noble, Damn Hell Ass Kings, and a former writer for A Prairie Home Companion, M. Giant - aka Jeff Alexander - has a dedicated following of readers from around the world.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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M. Ovie Reviews: The Grey on Feb 6, 2012M. Ovie Reviews: The GreyI haven't read much about The Grey, but everything I have read is about how it's not what it looks like. What it looks like is an action movie about Liam Neeson beating up on wolves. What it actually turns out to be, at one p...



Cage Rage II on Feb 2, 2012Cage Rage IILike a lot of people, Trash and I spent a lot of time between Christmas and New Year's (and some after) cleaning house and purging some of the cruft that accumulates when you live in one place long enough, or have a young child who gets s...



M. Ovie Reviews: The Artist on Jan 23, 2012M. Ovie Reviews: The ArtistAs a silent movie released in the twenty-first century, The Artist is an intentional anachronism. A gimmick. A stunt. A feature-length gag. I love it unreservedly and unironically.Appropriately, this silent film is about a...



M. Ovie Reviews: Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol on Jan 11, 2012M .Ovie Reviews: Mission Impossible: Ghost ProtocolOkay, here's how big a dork I am: the only reason I was remotely interested in seeing MI:GP at all was because I'm a fan of the director, Brad Bird, who previously directed The Iron Giant and The Inc...



M. Ovie Reviews: New Year's Eve on Jan 6, 2012M. Ovie Reviews: New Year's EveYou know how there are some movies you don't think you'll like at all, but then you see them and your low expectations make them seem so much better by comparison? New Year's Eve is not one of those movies. I hated it e...



on Jan 4, 2012M. Ovie Reviews: Late 2011Yikes, I'm so far behind on my movie reviews for 2011 it's embarrassing. Now it's not even the year any more. I think I need to just give up on full reviews of the outstanding ones and just do the quick capsule write-ups lik...