About J Patrick Ohlde, Reviews Editor

Patrick is the author of Scare-Izona: A Travel Guide to Arizona's Spookiest Spots, Tucson's Most Haunted, Finding Ghosts in Phoenix and another book releasing this year. He also does not care for the Oxford Comma. Patrick holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona which he uses professionally as a recovery coordinator on a crisis response team. In addition to writing books, Patrick is an avid gamer, artist, musician, actor, martial artist, screenwriter and film buff. He also enjoys writing long winded and self-congratulatory bios of himself. Seriously, look him up on Amazon. That one is even longer than this one.
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Captain America The Winter Soldier Movie Review

Not content to rehash or mimic past comic book adaptations and sequels, Captain America the Winter Solider is a flawlessly executed film that raises the bar on superhero movies higher than it has ever been by stepping out of the confines of its own genre. While struggling to find his place in the world, Steve [...]

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The Gentlemen Radio Episode 90: In Which We Bitch About Spoilers After Spoiling Everything

In this espisode Gentlemen Jeffrey and Patrick talk about the Veronica Mars movie and about how trailers these days spoil the holy living fuck out of everything. We also spoil a bunch of shit You’re Welcome. Recommendations: Jeffry:   Patrick:

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Veronica Mars Movie Review

A near perfect love letter to fans of the series, Veronica Mars is also a compelling enough story and mystery to stand on its own. On the cusp of landing a big lawyer job in New York at a prestigious firm, Veronica Mars (Kristin Bell) is drawn back home to Neptune, CA when ex-boyfriend Logan [...]

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The Gentlemen Radio Episode 88: Here Today Egon Tomorrow

It is a sad episode for the Gentlemen this time around as they recap their Philip Seymour Hoffman YHST movies and then pay loving tribute to the great Harold Ramis who passed last week. There is some Oscar recapping as well and Gentlemen Patrick struggles with a flu that won’t go away and insists upon [...]

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Thief Xbox One Review

Summary [6.5 out of 10] The next iteration in the Thief series, this installment finds master thief Garrett caught up in a revolution after a job goes wrong and his childhood friend is lost after they stumble into some manner of bizarre ritual. Garrett tries to go about his thieving business but when he starts [...]

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Patrick’s Top Ten Most Anticipated Movies of 2014

At last I give you my list of most anticipated movies of 2014 because I am positive that you are all waiting for it with bated breath. I am also positive that there are unicorns. Sure you might be wondering why I am posting this at the end of February, right before we start the [...]

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Patrick’s 10 Least Favorite Movies of 2013

Just like every year I have 10 favorites I also have 10 least favorites. This is that list. It is not a list of the worst movies of the year as that is highly subjective and I did not see every movie made this year. These are the ones I didn’t respond to favorably for [...]

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Pompeii Movie Review

A poor man’s amalgamation of several other movies, Pomepeii is poorly written mess that feels almost entirely pointless. Writing a plot summary seems redundant because before you walk in you’ve seen this movie several times before but Pompeii tells the story of Milo the Celt (Kit Harington), a slave turned Gladiator, whose entire village was [...]

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RoboCop (2014) Movie Review

Even with  story problems, poorly executed effects, lack of a compelling villain and lackluster action, the worst sin committed by the remake of RoboCop is that is very, very boring. In the year 2028, Omnicorp has robot peace keeping drones deployed in strife ridden areas of the world but the one market they cannot crack [...]

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Almost Human (FOX)S1E10 *SPOILERS*

Here we go… We open on an OKCupid Eye Close Up Picture Apparently students are in the holodeck…the holodeck of MATH! Look bees and symphonies are great but if you have a holodeck and you aren’t using it to be a pirate, you are doing it wrong. Also I am pretty sure you aren’t supposed [...]

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The Lego Movie Review

A multi-layered family comedy that works on several levels at once with some of the most consistently funny material I have ever seen wrapped in amazing animation, The Lego Movie is a solid hit out of the park. The Lego Movie tells the story of Emmet Brickowski (Chris Pratt), an unassuming construction worker who is [...]

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Patrick’s 10 Favorite Movies of 2013

It is that time of year again where I look back on the year that was and offer up my list of my favorite movies from 2013. This is coming a bit later than usual because it took a little longer to run down and see as much as I could and there are still [...]

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Almost Human (FOX) S1E9 *SPOILERS*

Here we go. NOW ON SPROCKETS WE DANCE! Dorian and Kennex or are giving kids a tour of the policestation. Dorian is lame and boring but Kennex can win them over with cool action an violence…until Chunk from the Goonies threw up. Kennex swings and misses again. Uh oh. Martha Wayne just got shot during [...]

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I, Frankenstein Movie Review

Based on a graphic novel of the same name I, Frankenstein is an occasionally cool but ultimately enormously silly movie that squanders the small amount of potential it has in favor of CGI and nonsense. After Victor Frankenstein’s (Aden Young) death, his creation Adam (Aaron Eckhart) buries the body in the Frankenstein family plot and [...]

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The Gentlemen Radio Episode 83: Gentlemen Can’t Talk

People group things by nature and sometimes when you have two awesome things like peanut butter and chocolate or peanut butter and jelly or peanut butter and anything at all, aside from anaphylaxis, you put them together and have a new thing that is even more awesome. It worked out pretty well for the people [...]

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Philomena Movie Review

At turns funny, sad, heartwarming and sweet Philomena is beautiful film with the perfect pace and sensibility for a film that just as easily could have gone completely off the rails. Based on a true story, the film follows the efforts of Philomena Lee (Judi Dench) to find and meet her son who was given [...]

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The Gentlemen Radio Episode 82: Patrick and Jeff Go To the Park

Come one come all to listen to the Gentlemen Radio out in nature! Gentlemen Jeffrey and Patrick strike out on their own to commune with the denizens of the park to record an episode while Gentleman Charles stays at home dying from a cryptic and horrifying illness (he got better). The Gentlemen take on the [...]

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Patrick’s 10 Favorite Last Gen Games

Alright so the next gen has been here for a couple of months which makes the Xbox 360/PS3 era officially last gen. With that in mind I thought it would be fun to look back over the last generation and name my favorite games. Sure, it isn’t dead yet and there are still some cool [...]

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Almost Human (FOX) S1 E8

And here we go   Look just because a dude is running doesn’t mean I am going to make a hackneyed Forest Gump joke…Dammit. Sniper ended that conversation really quick.   Nothing says support group like a hover Roomba. Sideburns has a really bad attitude. Kennex is all smiles. It is kind of creepy. This [...]

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Ryse: Son of Rome (Xbox One) Review

Summary [6.5 out of 10] Ryse Son of Rome is a launch exclusive for the Xbox One that makes for an awesome reference disc to show off the system’s visual capabilities but falls short when it comes to compelling game play. Telling the story of a Roman soldier hell bent on revenge for the murder [...]

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Almost Human (FOX) S1 E7 *Spoilers*

And here we go.   Douche cop holding court right out of the gates. Kennex hates him as much as I do. Nice back and forth. Dorian takes it to the next level and punches Douche Cop right in the face. Apparently partially charged Dorian equals punching Douche Cop. I approve.   Dorian is very [...]

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The Wolf of Wall Street Movie Review

A big, loud, overblown, hilarious, disturbing and excessive film about the big, loud, overblown, hilarious, disturbing and excessive life of a douche bag stock broker who fleeced people of their hard earned dollars while filling his own pockets, The Wolf of Wall Street is a sobering look at the effects of excess and greed without [...]

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American Hustle Movie Review

As intricate as it is hilarious, American Hustle features tremendous performances, an engaging story and fantastic direction making it an easy front runner for best film of the year. Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) is a con man who runs a simple scam and keeps things tight. He has several legit businesses for cover and laundering [...]

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie Review

A more exciting and cohesive film, the second Hobbit film holds itself together much better than the first but is much lighter on weight and substance. Telling the next chapter in a journey that probably should have been contained in one movie, the Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug follows the hobbit Bilbo (Martin Freeman), Gandalf [...]

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