A Great Commuter Car: The 2022 Chevy Bolt EUV Premier

A Great Commuter Car: The 2022 Chevy Bolt EUV Premier

When I had the chance a few years ago to drive the 2020 Chevy Bolt, I really enjoyed it quite a bit, naming it one of my favorite cars. Here's my writeup if you want to get the full scoop: One of My Favorite Cars: The 2020 Chevy Bolt EV. The problem with the Bolt EV...

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Film Review: Dark, Off-Kilter Noir “Hinterland”

Film Review: Dark, Off-Kilter Noir “Hinterland”

One of the tools in a filmmaker's kit is perspective. While almost all shots are square, straight-on, and eye-level, there's a lot that can be conveyed by camera height (think of the wonderful down shot at the opening of North by Northwest) or by using a distorting or...

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Blazing My Trail in the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab AT4X

Blazing My Trail in the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab AT4X

We've come a long way from the days when pickup trucks were utilitarian work vehicles with minimal comforts, driven by people who needed them for work or couldn't afford a car. There's no better demonstration of this evolution than the beautiful 2022 GMC Sierra 1500...

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Film Review: Witty Whodunit “See How They Run”

Film Review: Witty Whodunit “See How They Run”

A film version of Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap? It's genius! If only film director Leo Kopernick (Adrien Brody) hadn't signed a contract with The Dame (Shirley Henderson) that details filming cannot commence until six months after the end of the play's theatrical...

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Film Review: Fantastic Korean Sci-Fi Action “Alienoid”

Film Review: Fantastic Korean Sci-Fi Action “Alienoid”

A few of us humans have a problem, and it's apparently been around for thousands of years: When aliens throughout the galaxy are convicted of the most heinous of crimes, their fate is to be locked in a human brain until that human dies, simultaneously killing the...

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Luxury All Around in the 2022 Infiniti QX60 Sensory AWD

Luxury All Around in the 2022 Infiniti QX60 Sensory AWD

Ever peeked at a real estate listing for a multi-million dollar mansion and marveled at how it's kinda like your own living space, just much, much bigger? That's the same experience I had driving the 2022 Infiniti QX60 SUV as the owner of a modest Mazda CX-5 compact...

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The Rocky Mountain Driving Experience 2022

The Rocky Mountain Driving Experience 2022

As an automotive writer, I'm privileged to be a part of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press Association. It's a great group that lets me connect both with lots of other auto writers but also with car manufacturers, their reps, and the PR companies that help all the...

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A Glorious Week with the 2022 BMW i4 M50 EV

A Glorious Week with the 2022 BMW i4 M50 EV

Most of the vehicles I drive are either internal combustion engines, hybrids, or plug-in hybrids that offer some of the best features of an all-electric vehicle, but with the gas-powered engine once the battery runs outta juice. Fully electric vehicles are a bit...

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