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2012 in Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 19,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 4 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report. Advertisements

Liebster Awards

Liebster Awards

Updated 8/21/2012 The Liebster Awards is a means to promote blogging and to get people to discover new blogs.  Le0pard13 at It Rains…You Get Wet (a pretty cool blog, by the way) nominated FilmVerse for the Liebster.  The rules to participate are as follows: Each person must post 11 things about themselves. Answer the 11 […]

Ham and Jam and Spam a Lot

Ham and Jam and Spam a Lot

  It’s been a few months since we looked at some of the crazy spam messages that FilmVerse has received, so it’s time to revisit this nonsense.  As before, the messages are left intact with all their creative spelling, grammar, and punctuation for your enjoyment. “Hi I’m a scammer, check out my site.” — I’m […]

In Remembrance…

In Remembrance…

The excitement and anticipation of the final installment in Christopher Nolan’s amazing Dark Knight saga was met with tragedy in Aurora, CO during the midnight opening of the film.  Let’s keep the victims of this senseless massacre and their families in our hearts and thoughts. The villains in a comic book movie are outrageous and […]

May the Fourth Be With You

May the Fourth Be With You

To all you Jedis out there, here’s wishing you a very happy May the Fourth.  Today, of course, is the holy day for the members of the Church of Jediism, founding in Great Britain, and the New Zealand-based Jedi Church.  Based on the “ancient religion” featured in the Star Wars movies, the Church of Jediism […]

Showwatcher.com

Showwatcher.com

I am spreading my wings somewhat, as I have signed on to contribute articles to a brand new entertainment-based website Showwatcher.com, published in conjunction with Triggerstreet.com.  Articles about film, television, technology, and nerdy stuff are posted on a daily basis.  My articles will be similar to the ones found here on FilmVerse.  I can brag […]

Best Spam Messages on FilmVerse

Best Spam Messages on FilmVerse

One of the banes of our modern existence is spam in our email inbox, but what I’ve learned since maintaining FilmVerse is that spammers also target the comment section of blogs.  Of course, we all had knowledge of this in an academic way thanks to all the Captchas that we have to wade through any […]