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  • DeaconsDen Classic Reactions – The War of the Worlds (1953)

    DeaconsDen Classic Reactions – The War of the Worlds (1953)

    Although science fiction films of the 1950 tend to have a reputation for being cheesy and cheap, there are a few that presented some form of perspective. The Thing From Another World for instance can be read as a warning of communism already being here. Forbidden Planet is a look at man’s unwillingness to be […]

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  • Revisiting Old Detroit: A Look Back on the RoboCop films.

    It’s funny how one gets the urge to revisit a series of movies. I currently play Mortal Kombat 11 and with the game’s Aftermath expansion RoboCop was added to the game as a guest character. I’ve had a lot of fun learning his moves and combos and it just got me eager to rewatch the […]

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey- Classic Reaction

    2001: A Space Odyssey- Classic Reaction

    I don’t remember how old I was, maybe 11 or 12, but I do remember watching the Preview Channel (I’m 34 so yes I did grow up with that scrolling station) and I saw that 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY was on PBS. It was about 10pm on a Saturday night. I grew up watching older […]

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  • Ad Astra – DeaconsDen Reaction

    AD ASTRA is the latest in a line of existential, thought provoking science fiction films. It clearly shows its inspirations from movies like, 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, SOLARIS and even more recent fare like GRAVITY. Brad Pitt is Roy McBride. After an accident that is the result of powerful surges that threaten the safety of […]

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  • DeaconsDen 2017 Film Recap

    DeaconsDen 2017 Film Recap

    2017 has drawn to a close and so has another year of DeaconsDen. I’ve had the opportunity to see many films. Some great, some not so great. This was a great year for film and I am grateful to have had the opportunity to see quite a few of them. So here is a rundown […]

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  • Happy Death Day – DeaconsDen Review

    Happy Death Day – DeaconsDen Review

    Happy Death Day is a mystery thriller with a science fiction twist. The film stars Jessica Rothe as Tree Gelbman, a college student who wakes up to experience the day of her death over and over while she uses knowledge of the events to solve her own murder. We’ve see this style of story many […]

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  • Film Review – Star Trek Beyond

    Film Review – Star Trek Beyond

    Before I begin the review, can I just say I love this poster! As an homage to the poster for Star Trek: The Motion Picture it’s minimalist and at the same time captures the essence of Star Trek. Star Trek Beyond is the 13th feature film in the series and the 3rd in the rebooted […]

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  • DeaconsDen 5 Favorite Episodes of Star Trek – The Original Series

    DeaconsDen 5 Favorite Episodes of Star Trek – The Original Series

    So after having fun curating my Twilight Zone list, and with the looming release of Star Trek Beyond, I’ve decided to make another list. This time I’m devoting it to Star Trek: The Original Series. So here is the Top 5 Favorite episodes of Star Trek presented by DeaconsDen 5) Where No Man Has Gone […]

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  • Film Review: Ghostbusters

    Film Review: Ghostbusters

    Who would have thought that after the division that occurred between fans and critics after Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, that Ghostbusters would be the most talked about film of 2016? The chatter about this film has gone all the way back to its announcement. The fact that fans would not be getting a […]

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  • Film Revew – The Purge: Election Year

    Film Revew – The Purge: Election Year

    The third entry in director James DeMonaco’s Purge series focuses on the presidential election that may determine the future of the annual Purge and the future of the United States.  Frank Grillo returns as Leo Barnes having helped a group of people survive the events of The Purge: Anarchy. That film (SPOILER ALERT) explained that […]

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