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Top Ten Badass Heroes of 2014

Now that we’ve hit 2015, I feel the urge to do a ‘best of 2014’. One entry on this list may even come as a surprise to regular readers of my blog, as the character comes from a work I … Continue reading

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Review Round-up: Maleficent and The Curse of Chalion

Maleficent Genre: Fairy Tale Retelling Synopsis: A retelling of Sleeping Beauty featuring Maleficent as the main anti-hero. Verdict: The concept is way better than the execution. The story itself had potential, and if it were told in the same short … Continue reading

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In Your Eyes and Broken Age, Act I: Personal Journeys

In Your Eyes The Joss Whedon penned supernatural romance. I’m not big on romantic comedies–they just aren’t generally told in a way that appeals to me at all. So naturally, the parts of the movie that I most disliked were … Continue reading

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X-Men: Days of Future Past, as our favorite Trio changes the world

Verdict: Good movie! Plot: There’s a bad future. Wolverine gets sent back in time to try to make Charles and Eric work together to make it not happen.¬† I truly believed going into this movie that is was going to … Continue reading

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier

I can’t say too much¬†about this movie, because everything is a spoiler. So, spoiler-free review, but shorter as a consequence. Verdict: This has to be the best superhero movie I’ve seen since The Avengers. I’d missed going to the theater … Continue reading

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Divergent, On Reading the Book After Watching the Movie

Now that I’ve seen the Divergent movie and have been relatively unimpressed by it, I decided to follow it up by reading the book immediately afterwards, on the suspicion that there were aspects of the story that would work better … Continue reading

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The Divergent Movie, Prior to Reading the Book

It was okay. Nothing special. I wanted to like it, because I want this female protagonist in an adventure/action role YA trend to continue, but it was just kind of there. I haven’t read the book, which might have made … Continue reading

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