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Barry Shaffner
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Saw Batman vs. Superman at 6PM. Spoiler Free It was way darker than I was expecting, music was my only real complaint. All oppressive music. I do think the Bruce Wayne/Batman casting of Ben Afleck was well done. he did a great job and the gruff twenty year crime fighting Bruce Wayne was just different enough from previous movies to make it work. Superman was still OK, never really felt inspired by this version, but he was better here than in the Man of Steel movie. The one that really shined was Gal Gadot. We have a really good Wonder Woman. She is a great balance of beauty and strength. Wish she had more screen time.

Best Batmobile EVER! Hands down the Batmobile was awesome. It really had impressive scenes. Batplane was cool as well.

I have a feeling people will compare to the Marvel movies too much. That would be unfair. I expect mixed reviews. There is plenty of hidden Easter eggs for fans. lots of foreshadowing provided. We get the cool small moments in a massive action movie.

It provided a solid foundation to build a DC Film Universe. I liked it alot.


#batmanvsuperman #dawnofjustice  
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Loved it & the music! Definitely better then Avengers Age of Ultron. On par with Avengers? Avengers just seems like a movie for a boy whereas this is a movie where the men come out and play. Loved the music too! 😃
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Just watched the first episode of the final season of Downton Abbey.  It was so good.  I think I have figured out where some stories are heading.  Carson is so good this year.  I loved the way Lady Edith seems to be standing firmer when faced with Lady Mary's snipes.  This is just a great show.

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I so want this for Christmas.
I'm a leaf on the wind. Watch how I soar! -- Hoban Washburne, Pilot of Serenity You can be a leaf on the wind, too, with this elegant key chain that can also be worn as a pendant from QMx. ..
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Do you ever have those days that just wear you down?  Things build up and then one thing just brings you to a place you just want to give up and float away.  Toady was a day like that, one of those that just ended with something that has you being down and trying very hard to cope.  A day that makes you question yourself and feel doubt and hurt.  Been a tough coupla weeks and it just is a hard day that will continue for a bit.  Have to pray and lean on the positive, but days like this make it really hard.
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As I get ready for bed I am in a swirl of thoughts.

I am so glad to hopefully have gotten through this latest kidney stone/diabetes/my aged body is falling apart moment.  Head is not hurting tonight.

I really need to win the lottery one of these days so I can help people and not worry if I can pay bills at the same time.

Noticed some DC Comics are now $3.99.  I will have to re-evaluate my hold list as $3 was my "red-line" on pricing.

I love the new Doctor.  He is like the ones I grew up on, only slightly crazy.  So want him around for a few years.

NCIS is one of the best crime dramas ever.  It was the little show that could on CBS and now has two spin-offs and is still as good as ever.

I really need to figure out how to make time to see Straight Outta Compton.

Good Night

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As I read Go Set A Watchman I realize that book reviewers are not that great.

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I went and saw Ant-Man yesterday.  It is OK in 3-D.  It didn't make my head hurt like Thor did.  The reviews I have seen trash it, always in comparison to the Avengers Franchise.  Those are not true in my opinion.  It is at its heart a Heist movie.  It has those comedic moments most good heist movies have.  It is full of in-jokes for the comicbook faithful.  I was OK and happy with the way they addressed Janet VanDyne.  That was something I was curious and worried about.  It was a good story that melded the Hank Pym and Scott Lang characters into this Marvel Movie Universe.

There is a great cameo in this film that I had not known about.  That was fun to watch.  Be ready to sit through ALL THE CREDITS.  There are two extras hidden there.  One is for Ant-Man I believe and the other is for the larger Universe.  Both cool.

Go in with an open heart and just have fun watching this movie that centers around "family."  Except for the use of some cuss words this is a very Kid-Accessible film.  Older children who are at a good maturity level can watch no problem.  Still has some violence so be warned.
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I don`t care for most marvel films, hated the Avengers but Antman looks good...they`re already showing the cameo in the tv spots now :) 
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Flea Market at the Jonesville Public Library today and tomorrow.  My Youth will be collecting donations for WorldVision as part of their 30 Hour Famine this afternoon and tomorrow..  There are crafts and scented stuff.  Sports cards and a big book sale that helps the library.  Come on out.
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She is just awesome.  Has other cool covers as well.
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My favorite comic strip that is not published by any outlet.  At least I can buy them at HeroesCon.
 
Here's a new BATGIRL SUPERGIRL comic for ‪#‎Christmas‬. Hope you enjoy.

Original available here: http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/252221142454
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Time for a change.
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At long last another post about HeroesCon!

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I am a comic book geek and avid reader.  I love books with women who dish out justice with a sword in my favorite books.  I love TV, but watch less than I use to do.  I have a boring life really.


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  • Appalachian State University
    History, 1991 - 1996
  • Campbell University Divinity School
    Master of Divivnity in Christian Education, 1997 - 2000
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I try to teach and show kids what it means to follow Jesus Christ. I try and provide a haven and place for kids that might just need a place to be accepted. It is not easy in this judgemental world we live in.
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I have the skill of being able to talk about random stuff. I have a skill which works well because I am in a job that has kids involved, most kids like me. Maybe it is because I can still enjoy child-like things or maybe I just try and let them decide if I can be a part of their world. Outside of my job that would not be a good skill to brag about. I wish I had mad monkey ninja skills, but one can dream.
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  • Compass Worship Church
    Christian Life Pastor, 2011
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The best place to get meat in the Tri-County area. Awesome service and great people.
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: Very GoodService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Pop Pop's closed over a year ago.
Food: Poor - FairDecor: Poor - FairService: Poor - Fair
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
This is a long time place to get a great meal. Sundays there is a pick your meat and two vegetables that has the line formed around the inside of the place. In the Summer this is the place for Shakes and Ice Cream. The majority of meat and vegetable served come from local businesses and dealers. You are likely to see just about anybody you know at Speedy Chef. Oh, they also are very generous to local Schools, Churches, and other groups.
Food: Very GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
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One of my favorite places to eat. You can get alot of food for a reasonable price. Staff is friendly and nice. I love that they have bar-b-que wings. I also like that they do a good job labeling what is on the buffet. Take out is awesome as well. I eat there many time in a month.
Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
I have been a customer of Theo since he had the House of Pizza up the road. Theo's is a popular place in Jonesville and has been for many years. It is similar, with better food, to Olive Garden. Prices are moderate and it has a weekly lunch buffet that most people take advantage of when there. I love the Grilled Chicken Pizza. Just the cheese and chicken on garlic buttered crust. Veal and Chicken Parmesan are excellent. There is a new dish I will probably misspell, Veal spicotti. Love it. There wings are a treat as well. We get them to serve at the Family reunion.
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Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago