68 Tiny Twitter Film Reviews (1-18-16 to 12-6-16)

This is my seventh batch of short movie reviews that I have posted on Twitter. There are 68 in this bunch. I was going to wait one whole calendar year, but I got bored tonight so I downloaded my full Twitter Archive and separated these out to kill some time. These reviews span the period from January 18, 2016 to December 6, 2016, and are listed in chronological order (the order in which they were originally posted).

I have been tweeting these sort of short 140 character Movie Reviews since I first joined Twitter. I have alternated between taking great pride in boiling down a complex opinion about something to a short, but thoughtful tweet and feeling lamely self-important about it.

Anyway, may I present to you… 68 Tiny Twitter Film Reviews:

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76 Twitter Size Film Reviews (1-27-15 to 1-16-16)

This is my sixth set of twitter movie reviews. My mom came to visit me over the summer and I watched a bunch of old Asian Monster movies, so there are a bunch in this batch. These 76 reviews span the period from January 27, 2015 to January 16, 2016, and are listed in chronological order (the order in which they were originally posted).

I have been tweeting these sort of short 140 character Movie Reviews since I first joined Twitter. I have alternated between taking great pride in boiling down a complex opinion about something to a short, but thoughtful tweet and feeling lamely self-important about it.

Anyway, may I present to you… 76 Twitter Size Movie Reviews:

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Short Story: Dissolve To Old Age

( I wrote this in 1988. My memory of writing it is how smugly proud I was of the depth and ripeness of meaning the finished story had. Having re-read it after all of these years and re-typed it to post here, I am struck by how obvious and shallow it actually is, and how unbalanced the narrative . Still, I like it and what I was trying to say with it, regardless of how poorly I actually said it.)

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57 Twitter Size Film Reviews (6-14-14 to 1-26-15)

This is my fifth set of twitter movie reviews. Over the holiday break I got into a serious loop of watching barely remembered movies from the ’70s, so there are a bunch of those in this batch. These 57 reviews span the period from June 13 2014 to January 26 2015, and are listed in chronological order (the order in which they were originally posted).

I have been tweeting these sort of short 140 character Movie Reviews since I first joined Twitter. I have alternated between taking great pride in boiling down a complex opinion about something to a short, but thoughtful tweet and feeling lamely self-important about it.

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14 Twitter Movie Reviews (4-10-14 to 6-13-14)

This fourth set of twitter movie reviews is a bit shorter than the previous three (which can be found here, here and here). I am not seeing as many movies currently as I have in the past (have been watching a ton of TV though… so there’s that…). These 14 reviews span the period from April 10, 2014 to June 13 2014 and are listed in chronological order (the order in which they were originally posted).

I have been tweeting these sort of short 140 character Movie Reviews since I first joined Twitter. I have alternated between taking great pride in boiling down a complex opinion about something to a short, but thoughtful tweet and feeling lamely self-important about it.

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A Second Series of Vaguely Movie Related Tweets (5-13-12 to 8-28-13)

I generally spend an inordinate amount of time inside of my head crafting reviews and opinion pieces that I then forget before writing them down. With the advent of Twitter and FB, I started sharing out random thoughts and ideas with the intention of writing something more indepth at a later date. That has rarely happened.

This second series of vaguely movie related tweets (the first being here) span the period from March 13, 2012 to today – August 28, 2013. They are listed in the order in which they were originally tweeted. I may be missing some, because picking through a spreadsheet of tweets is a pain in the ass.

And now, may I present to you… A Second Series of Vaguely Movie Related Tweets:

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A Series of Vaguely Movie Related Tweets (9-6-10 to 5-13-12)

I generally spend an inordinate amount of time inside of my head crafting reviews and opinion pieces that I then forget before writing them down. With the advent of Twitter and FB, I started sharing out random thoughts and ideas with the intention of writing something more indepth at a later date. That has rarely happened.

This series of vaguely movie related tweets span the period from September 6, 2010 to today – March 13, 2012. They are listed in the order in which they were originally tweeted. The Twitter API only returns back about 3200 Tweets – no idea why – so the ones before that are effectively lost for now. Also, I think I am still missing some that should be in this listing, but that is because I had to sort through all 3200 tweets and isolate each relevant one, so I suspect I deleted a bunch or missed them on accident.

And now, may I present to you… A Series of Vaguely Movie Related Tweets:

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My Top 5 Favorite Romantical Movie Scenes for Valentine’s Day

(Originally posted on Blogmaster2000.com for Valentine’s Day on 2-14-12)

I am not a big proponent of Valentine’s Day. I am not a big fan of holidays in general for that matter. It just seems that we, as a culture, take great ideas and over think them to the point that we destroy all the fun in them. Look at Sundays for instance – a day of rest. We have found a way to make it the most stressful day of the week in one way or another. For those of the believing persuasion, it is a day of heightened expectation and rushing, for those that are of the unbelieving persuasion, it is a day of lowered expectation and grousing that everything is closed.

Don’t even get me started on Christmas or Super Bowl Sunday.

But out of all of them, Valentine’s Day is probably the worst because fully half of the population loves it, and the other half hates it, and everyone dreads it.

Anyway, enough ranting, let’s see some videos in no particular order.

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