About Shelby Jones

I run the place, and keep it clean. Recent college grad and child at heart. In my spare time I start half-baked businesses and try to finish my massive pile of in progress movie reviews. I also founded SquidFlicks, and its parent company, Omega Squid Studios.

Dunkirk

Nolan’s’ latest foray is a non-stop, heart-pounding adaptation of one of the most fraught moments in early World War II – the evacuation of 300,000+ English and French troops from the beaches of Dunkirk, with the Nazi army encroaching on all sides. With this final move, Germany would sweep through the rest of France and essentially hold all of Europe under its iron grip for years. Continue reading

The Fun and Fear of Fictional Corporations

Weyland-Yutani (Alien). Cyberdyne Systems (Terminator). Encom (Tron). Silver Shamrock (Halloween 3).

What do they have in common? They are the fictional corporations in the background of many iconic film franchises, TV series and universes – oftentimes playing a major or the major role in moving plotlines along through typical big-business greed and manipulation.

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