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  • Perhaps I'm being persnicketty, but these gaffes underscore the fact that the people who made these things have never had any real experience with cliffs or deserts and tumbles or flames or falling horses.

    Alone!

  • Also, for you persnicketty people, the things that look like oars aren't paddles - they're cooling fins radiating excess engine heat into space.

    And the animation never stops going...

  • This type of high-energy movie asks you to check your persnicketty critique of filmmaking at the door (the sound production was jarring, music track relied too heavily on pre-recorded classical music and there were some continuity errors), along with your sense of morals.

    "Monster Camp" & "Blood Car"

  • I'm on the smofs mailinglist (smofs: secret masters of fandom - the people who run conventions and like to argue; the folks who care about the persnicketty details of this sort of thing).

    New version...

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