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Friday, January 13th, 2017
1:09 am - Brideshead Revisited
I wish I understood what I just referenced...

*ahem*

Trisk has my latest thing posted, and this week we return to Arkham with Herbert West and Dan Cain, with Bride of Re-Animator!  It's a modern twist on another Bride movie, with some crazy special effects and modular monsters.  Enjoy!

J

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Saturday, January 7th, 2017
7:48 pm - Comics Next Week
Now being a month out from buying comics, and thinking of things to cut, I decided to drop Earth 2 and Superwoman, realising I can live without those.  Everything else, for now, is a tough cut, save for one or two other books.

I'm up to 52 books, and I'll kindly stick it behind a cut.
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Monday, January 2nd, 2017
9:55 am - Heavy Petting
Trisk has just updated with a new quickie review for the new movie, Pet.

The trailer shows you a guy kidnapping a woman and locking her up and tormenting her.  You've seen this movie a hundred times before (Or wisely avoided them, because ew but I love the actors invovled so here I am...) but the trailer is deceptive.  Very deceptive and manipulative.  Because while that stuff is in the movie, it twists into something completely different, and kinda wonderful.

Ahem.

Read my review, won't you?

J

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Sunday, January 1st, 2017
3:08 am - Comics Next Week
I'm very tempted to say screw saving money, and order the month's worth of books...


          Action Comics Vol 2 #969 Cover A Regular Tyler Kirkham Cover
          Action Comics Vol 2 #970 Cover A Regular Patrick Zircher Cover
          All-New X-Men Vol 2 #16
          Alters #3
          Amazing Spider-Man Vol 4 #22 Cover A Regular Alex Ross Cover (Clone Conspiracy Tie-In)
          Avengers Vol 6 #2.1 Cover A Regular Barry Kitson Cover
          Avengers Vol 6 #3 Cover A Regular Alex Ross Cover
          Captain America Sam Wilson #16
          Captain America Sam Wilson #17
          Captain America Steve Rogers #8 Cover A Regular Jesus Saiz Cover
          Civil War II #8 Cover A Regular Cover
          Deadpool Back In Black #5 Cover A Regular Salvador Espin Cover
          Deadpool Too Soon #3 Cover A Regular Pepe Larraz Cover
          Deadpool Too Soon #4 Cover A Regular Pepe Larraz Cover
          Detective Comics Vol 2 #946 Cover A Regular Jason Fabok Cover
          Detective Comics Vol 2 #947 Cover A Regular Jason Fabok Cover
          Earth 2 Society #19
          Extraordinary X-Men #17 Cover A Regular David Yardin Cover (Inhumans vs X-Men Tie-In)
          Green Lanterns #13 Cover A Regular Tyler Kirkham & Tomeu Morey Cover
          Green Lanterns #14 Cover B Variant Emanuela Lupacchino Cover
          Guidebook To The Marvel Cinematic Universe Marvels Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 3 / Marvels Agent Carter Season 2 #1
          Gwenpool #9
          Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #10 Cover A Regular Ethan Van Sciver Cover
          Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #11 Cover A Regular Rafa Sandoval & Jordi Tarragona Cover
          Hawkeye Vol 5 #1 Cover A Regular Julian Totino Tedesco Cover (Marvel Now Tie-In)
          Hawkeye Vol 5 #2 Cover A Regular Julian Totino Tedesco Cover
          Inhumans vs X-Men #1 Cover A Regular Leinil Francis Yu Cover
          Mighty Thor Vol 2 #14
          Scarlet Witch Vol 2 #14
          Spider-Gwen Vol 2 #15 Cover A Regular Robbi Rodriguez Cover
          Spider-Man 2099 Vol 3 #19
          Spider-Woman Vol 6 #14
          Squadron Supreme Vol 4 #14
          Star Trek Green Lantern Vol 2 Stranger Worlds #1 Cover A Regular Angel Hernandez Cover
          Superman Vol 5 #13 Cover A Regular Doug Mahnke & Jaime Mendoza Cover
          Superman Vol 5 #14 Cover A Regular Patrick Gleason & Mick Gray Cover
          Superwoman #5 Cover B Variant Ben Oliver Cover
          U.S.Avengers #1 Cover A Regular Paco Medina Cover (Marvel Now Tie-In)
          Ultimates (Squared) #2 Cover A Regular Christian Ward Cover
          Uncanny Avengers Vol 3 #17
          Uncanny Avengers Vol 3 #18
          Uncanny X-Men Vol 4 #16 Cover A Regular Ken Lashley Cover (Inhumans vs X-Men Tie-In)
          Unstoppable Wasp #1 Cover A Regular Elsa Charretier Cover (Marvel Now Tie-In)
          Unworthy Thor #3 Cover A Regular Olivier Coipel Cover

J

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1:11 am - Friday the New Year
As I have done the last few years, Trisk celebrates the new year with the next Friday the 13th movie, the very ineptly titled, Final Chapter.

So join me for a nice vacation by the lake filled with teens and sex and death.

J

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Saturday, December 31st, 2016
12:02 am - Aiieee
Quietly pondering how well a GoFundMe for a mere $18k so I can keep my house would go...

J

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Monday, December 26th, 2016
1:13 am - Merry Triskmas!
And a happy Boxing Day.  Trisk's latest is up, and it's a little slasher flick called To All a Goodnight.

It's barely Christmasy, and I think someone thought that was a catchy title for a horror movie, and struggled to justify it.  They do not succeed.  It's barely Christmas adjacent, and you could strip every mention of Christmas, including Santa's costume, and the movie would not change at all.

J

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Sunday, December 25th, 2016
9:52 am - Comics Comics Comics
Still waiting and watching my moneys...


          Action Comics Vol 2 #969 Cover A Regular Tyler Kirkham Cover
          Action Comics Vol 2 #970 Cover A Regular Patrick Zircher Cover
          All-New X-Men Vol 2 #16
          Alters #3
          Amazing Spider-Man Vol 4 #22 Cover A Regular Alex Ross Cover (Clone Conspiracy Tie-In)
          Avengers Vol 6 #2.1 Cover A Regular Barry Kitson Cover
          Captain America Sam Wilson #16
          Captain America Steve Rogers #8 Cover A Regular Jesus Saiz Cover
          Civil War II #8 Cover A Regular Cover
          Deadpool Back In Black #5 Cover A Regular Salvador Espin Cover
          Deadpool Too Soon #3 Cover A Regular Pepe Larraz Cover
          Detective Comics Vol 2 #946 Cover A Regular Jason Fabok Cover
          Detective Comics Vol 2 #947 Cover A Regular Jason Fabok Cover
          Earth 2 Society #19
          Extraordinary X-Men #17 Cover A Regular David Yardin Cover (Inhumans vs X-Men Tie-In)
          Green Lanterns #13 Cover A Regular Tyler Kirkham & Tomeu Morey Cover
          Guidebook To The Marvel Cinematic Universe Marvels Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 3 / Marvels Agent Carter Season 2 #1
          Gwenpool #9
          Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #10 Cover A Regular Ethan Van Sciver Cover
          Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #11 Cover A Regular Rafa Sandoval & Jordi Tarragona Cover
          Hawkeye Vol 5 #1 Cover A Regular Julian Totino Tedesco Cover (Marvel Now Tie-In)
          Inhumans vs X-Men #1 Cover A Regular Leinil Francis Yu Cover
          Mighty Thor Vol 2 #14
          Spider-Gwen Vol 2 #15 Cover A Regular Robbi Rodriguez Cover
          Spider-Woman Vol 6 #14
          Squadron Supreme Vol 4 #14
          Star Trek Green Lantern Vol 2 Stranger Worlds #1 Cover A Regular Angel Hernandez Cover
          Superman Vol 5 #13 Cover A Regular Doug Mahnke & Jaime Mendoza Cover
          Superwoman #5 Cover B Variant Ben Oliver Cover
          Thunderbolts Vol 3 #8
          Ultimates (Squared) #2 Cover A Regular Christian Ward Cover
          Uncanny Avengers Vol 3 #17
          Uncanny Avengers Vol 3 #18
          Uncanny X-Men Vol 4 #16 Cover A Regular Ken Lashley Cover (Inhumans vs X-Men Tie-In)

J

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Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
2:13 pm - Guten Morgan!
Trisk has a new quick review up of the new scifi actiony flick, Morgan.  It's a solid movie in the same vein as Ex Machina, but not as deep.  Which certainly doesn't mean it's bad, but it's good in its own, different way.

Enjoy!

J

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Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
11:08 pm - Marvel Comics: March, 2017
Same as DC's list, lots of cuts, not sure what if any I'll be getting because money.

INHUMANS VS X-MEN #6 (of 6)
X-MEN PRIME #1
AVENGERS #5.1
AVENGERS #5
CAPTAIN AMERICA: SAM WILSON #20
CAPTAIN AMERICA: STEVE ROGERS #13
CAPTAIN AMERICA: STEVE ROGERS #14
MIGHTY THOR #17
THE UNWORTHY THOR #5 (of 5)
ULTIMATES 2 #5
U.S.AVENGERS #4
UNCANNY AVENGERS #21
THE CLONE CONSPIRACY: OMEGA
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #25
SPIDER-MAN 2099 #21
SPIDER-WOMAN #17
SPIDER-GWEN #18
MS. MARVEL #16
THE UNSTOPPABLE WASP #3
HAWKEYE #4
THUNDERBOLTS #11
GWENPOOL, THE UNBELIEVABLE #13
GUIDEBOOK TO THE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE – MARVEL’S DOCTOR STRANGE
ALL-NEW WOLVERINE #18
ALL-NEW X-MEN #19
UNCANNY X-MEN #19
EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN #20

J

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Monday, December 19th, 2016
10:16 pm - DC Comics: March, 2017
Lots of cuts, what with everything going on.  I'm not even sure how accurate this will be, but as a guide to myself for now...

SUPERMAN #18
ACTION COMICS #975
SUPERMAN #19
ACTION COMICS #976
BATWOMAN #1
DETECTIVE COMICS #952
DETECTIVE COMICS #953
GREEN LANTERNS #18
GREEN LANTERNS #19
HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #16
HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #17
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #2
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #3
SUPERWOMAN #8
THE WILD STORM #2
EARTH 2: SOCIETY #22
THE FALL AND RISE OF CAPTAIN ATOM #3
ASTRO CITY #43

J

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10:12 am - Comics This Week
Two weeks worth, lots of drops, trying to figure out how much I can/should spend on them going forward...  I would totally drop Squadron Supreme, but it's about to end, gah.

Action Comics Vol 2 #969 Cover A Regular Tyler Kirkham Cover
All-New X-Men Vol 2 #16
Alters #3
Amazing Spider-Man Vol 4 #22 Cover A Regular Alex Ross Cover (Clone Conspiracy Tie-In)
Avengers Vol 6 #2.1 Cover A Regular Barry Kitson Cover
Captain America Sam Wilson #16
Deadpool Back In Black #5 Cover A Regular Salvador Espin Cover
Detective Comics Vol 2 #946 Cover A Regular Jason Fabok Cover
Earth 2 Society #19
Green Lanterns #13 Cover A Regular Robson Rocha & Joe Prado Cover
Gwenpool #9
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #10 Cover A Regular Ethan Van Sciver Cover
Hawkeye Vol 5 #1 Cover A Regular Julian Totino Tedesco Cover (Marvel Now Tie-In)
Inhumans vs X-Men #1 Cover A Regular Leinil Francis Yu Cover
Spider-Gwen Vol 2 #15 Cover A Regular Robbi Rodriguez Cover
Squadron Supreme Vol 4 #14
Star Trek Green Lantern Vol 2 Stranger Worlds #1 Cover A Regular Angel Hernandez Cover
Superman Vol 5 #13 Cover A Regular Doug Mahnke & Jaime Mendoza Cover
Superwoman #5 Cover B Variant Ben Oliver Cover
Ultimates (Squared) #2 Cover A Regular Christian Ward Cover
Uncanny Avengers Vol 3 #17
Uncanny X-Men Vol 4 #16 Cover A Regular Ken Lashley Cover (Inhumans vs X-Men Tie-In)

J

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Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
1:17 am - Hell in a Hand Basket
The new Trisk is here, and it's called Hellbent.

It's an odd one, it's not QUITE horror, but some of the pieces of there.  I mean, c'mon, the bad guy's Satan.  But it's more about rock, and deals, and survival.

I weirdly enjoyed this.

J

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Friday, December 9th, 2016
11:51 pm - Comics Next Week
I trimmed a LOT off the list, like a third what I had been getting, because of everything going on, and I suddenly have more bills to pay.

Action Comics Vol 2 #969 Cover A Regular Tyler Kirkham Cover
All-New X-Men Vol 2 #16
Deadpool Back In Black #5 Cover A Regular Salvador Espin Cover
Detective Comics Vol 2 #946 Cover A Regular Jason Fabok Cover
Earth 2 Society #19
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #10 Cover A Regular Ethan Van Sciver Cover
Hawkeye Vol 5 #1 Cover A Regular Julian Totino Tedesco Cover (Marvel Now Tie-In)
Inhumans vs X-Men #1 Cover A Regular Leinil Francis Yu Cover
Superwoman #5 Cover B Variant Ben Oliver Cover
Uncanny Avengers Vol 3 #17

There's others I WOULD drop now, but damnit, there's two issues left to Earth 2, I might as well finish.

J

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11:52 am - Siren Song
I'm keeping on and doing my normal things as best I can, which means I'm still watching horror movies and still reviewing them.  Yay!

Trisk has my latest, with my thoughts on the VHS spinoff, SiREN!

Fun stuff.

J

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Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
3:27 am - So, yeah
I've not talked here in forever, not much more besides comics posts and Trisk links.

It's been a rough year.  I mentioned back in April my dad's failing health, and he eventually came home for a bit, and was doing okay.  Good days and bad.  Getting back to driving helped him a bit, it gave him stuff to do.  But I also wonder if being able to do more lmade it too easy to push his failing heart and lungs too much, too soon.

He wasn't doing bad though, until the last few weeks.  Specifically, yesterday, when he said for a few moments, he felt like he couldn't breath.  He took it easy, I could see he was better already, but even he could tell how weak he was.

He said if he still felt this way, he'd call the doctor this morning, and we'd go from there.  He still felt weak, but felt better, to the point that I woke up and he'd done more laundry.  In retrospect, also probably didn't help.

Still, he seemed improved, and he just kinda lounged around and took it easy.  As the evening came down though, he wasn't doing much, was pretty weak, but still didn't want to call anyone, just relax and go to bed eventually.

I sat down to eat dinner, he let out a groan, and an "oooh god" amidst his now-usual coughing and wheezing, but that wasn't abnormal.  He lets out that exact grunt whenever he stretches.

But as I finished eating, it kinda dawned on me that he was being REALLY quiet.  Not even the occasional cough or wheezy breathing.  I poked him, and was pretty sure...well, you've probably figured out where this is going by now.

My father passed away around 8:45.  When he would normally get up and head to bed, only his spirit got up instead.

He did not seem in any pain, only frustration at feeling so weak, so I can take some solace that he basically slowly breathed his way out.  And he got to pass away in his home, in his chair, and I hope he liked what we were watching before he passed, for however long he was paying attention.

Now comes me being in a panic in what my future holds.

J

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Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
12:30 pm - Breathless
Trisk has a new quick review posted, for the thriller Don't Breathe.

Tense, well acted, and fun.  A highlight of 2016.

J

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Friday, December 2nd, 2016
11:50 pm - Comics Next Week
A rare instance of two weeks not getting free shipping.

All-New Wolverine #15 Cover A Regular David Lopez Cover
Avengers Vol 6 #2 Cover A Regular Alex Ross Cover
Champions (Marvel) Vol 2 #3 Cover D Variant Jorge Molina ICX Cover
Clone Conspiracy #3 Cover A Regular Gabriele Dell Otto Cover
Deadman Dark Mansion Of Forbidden Love #2
Deadpool Back In Black #4 Cover A Regular Salvador Espin Cover
Extraordinary X-Men #16
Green Lanterns #12 Cover A Regular Robson Rocha & Joe Prado Cover
Inhumans vs X-Men #0 Cover B Variant Alan Davis Cover
Ms Marvel Vol 4 #13 Cover A Regular Joelle Jones Cover
New Avengers Vol 4 #18
Predator vs Judge Dredd vs Aliens #3 Cover A Regular Glenn Fabry Color Cover
Puppet Master #19 Cover A Regular Marco Carrillo Cover
Scarlet Witch Vol 2 #13
Shade The Changing Girl #3 Cover A Regular Becky Cloonan Cover
Spider-Man 2099 Vol 3 #18
Superman Vol 5 #12 Cover A Regular Doug Mahnke & Jaime Mendoza Cover
Superman Vol 5 Annual #1
Thunderbolts Vol 3 #7 Cover A Regular Kris Anka Cover (Marvel Now Tie-In)
Unworthy Thor #2 Cover A Regular Olivier Coipel Cover

J

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Thursday, December 1st, 2016
1:10 am - Trisky and the Beast
Trisk's latest review is up, and it's a movie I have been trying to get to for two years, and it is, in a word, amazing; Winterbeast.

I can't describe the plot.  There are monsters, there are people going missing, there's dodgy claymation, there's heads bursting into flames...

It's the best worst movie I have ever seen.

J

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Saturday, November 26th, 2016
10:08 pm - Comics Next Week
Deadpool Back In Black #4 Cover A Regular Salvador Espin Cover
Extraordinary X-Men #16
Great Lakes Avengers #2 Cover A Regular Will Robson Cover
Inhumans vs X-Men #0 Cover B Variant Alan Davis Cover
Ms Marvel Vol 4 #13 Cover A Regular Joelle Jones Cover
New Avengers Vol 4 #18
Superman Vol 5 Annual #1
Thunderbolts Vol 3 #7 Cover A Regular Kris Anka Cover (Marvel Now Tie-In)
Wolfcop #2

Skippy time.

J

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