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Denise Dutton





Professional nerd. Lover of licorice.

Denise has been covering books, movies and music since 2003. She’s hoping she’ll get the hang of it any day now.

“I am woman, hear me roar! Except in a movie theater. That’s just rude.”

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Awesome Con Stan Lee QnA


One last panel before I sign off from all the awesome Awesome Con coverage.  Oh, I’ll still have  a wrap-up ...
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AWESOME CON SATURDAY PANEL: “Legendary Comics: Monsters & Myths” (Chobot! Barrowman! “Firebrand”! “Cursed”!)

Legendary Comics served up two new stories in this panel discussion, and I’ve gotta say I’m interested in getting my ...
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awesome con tennant space

AWESOME CON SATURDAY PANEL: “David Tennant Explores Time and Space”

Nothing like a two-fer.  This morning it was my nerdy heart’s delight; science, and David Tennant! Cool as hell scientists ...
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awesome con the big score panel


Da-DUM.  Da-Dum Da-Dum DA-DUM.  Yeah, you know that movie soundtrack.  If you don’t?  Maybe stay out of the water, with ...
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awesome con human tech panel

AWESOME CON FRIDAY PANEL: “The Human-Technology Frontier”

Ever wonder what kinds of Sci-Fi tech are actually achievable?  Or perhaps mused on what it means to be human ...
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Awesome Con Homophobia In Fandom Panel

Awesome Con Friday Panel: “Homophobia in Fandom”

This panel of four women discussed how both the entertainment industry and fandoms can be tone-deaf at best, shockingly offensive ...
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The Mummy Trailer 2

“The Mummy” – action, monsters, and Tom Cruise

Nutshell: More a “Tom Cruise Action Movie With Monsters In It” than a monster movie starring Tom Cruise.  The first ...
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baby driver

Con News: “Baby Driver” to screen at Awesome Con!

WHOA NELLY Y’ALL. Ready for some news that can only be described as…Awesome? Well, get ready, because director Edgar Wright ...
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“Wonder Woman”: the DCEU finally delivers a Wonder-ful superhero movie

Nutshell: Director Patty Jenkins takes the DCEU reins from Zack Snyder, delivering a mighty blow for female superheroes, and single-handedly ...
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Alien: Covenant Prologue

Review-in-a-Flash: “Alien: Covenant”

Sometimes I’m too lazy for a full-out piece. Sometimes everything I’ve got to say about a film can be summarized ...
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The Wedding Plan movie review

“The Wedding Plan” – an open-hearted story about finding Orthodox love in a non-Orthodox way

Nutshell: With hints of Pride and Prejudice and Muriel’s Wedding, The Wedding Plan is a sweet, quirky, and heartfelt look ...
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Trailer

Guy Ritchie’s “King Arthur” is a walk on the wild side of Camelot

Nutshell: Arthurian Legend as heist caper.  Ritchie’s take on the legends of Arthur and the gang is more gang and ...
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Superbowl Trailer

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” gives more awesome and MOAR GROOT

Nutshell: Hey, remember how Guardians of the Galaxy was an amazeballs kickass good time?  Well, get ready for more of ...
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tommy's honour movie review

“Tommy’s Honour” – a golf film that swings for your heart

Nutshell: A bit too light of a touch with Tommy’s backstory starts the film off with a slight handicap, and a ...
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their finest still

“Their Finest” – a touching historical piece that’s a damn fine movie about making movies

Nutshell: With hints of the charming, hopeful UK propaganda films of WWII, Their Finest can be labeled a comedy, but ...
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