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Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation

This is going to be short review because grad school…

“Sir, Hunt is the living manifestation of destiny, and he’s made you, his mission.”- Alan Hunley Continue reading

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The Chronicles of Narnia [BBC]

Once a king of Narnia, always a king of Narnia Everyone knows Narnia so there’s no point in me summarizing it. In this post I wanted to direct attention to an under appreciated and underrated dramatization of the Chronicles by … Continue reading

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Lost in a Good Book

And then, in a revelatory moment, the clouds slid back from my mind and a crystal -clear understanding of the very nature of books shone upon me. They weren’t just collections of words arranged neatly on a page to give … Continue reading

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Lucifer

Why do Satanists affiliate me with goats? I don’t even like their cheese. Lucifer leaves hell and takes up residence in Los Angeles there he meets detective Chloe Beckett and falls in love with her in the most unconvincing ways. … Continue reading

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Fringe

Not everything is as it seems. FBI agent Olivia Dunham starts working at Fringe division, a division that follows events that are on the fringe of science, strange happenings. She’s teamed up with renowned scientist Walter Bishop and his son … Continue reading

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The Plot by Will Eisner

  1860s: Maurice Jolly writes “The Dialogue in Hell between Machiavelli and Montesquieu”, a revolutionary manifesto in disguise that calls Napoleon III a usurper and dictator. 1894: The Czar listens to a sensible man with liberal leanings with a couple … Continue reading

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Crusade by Stewart Binns

“Within minutes of the end of the carnage, the Crusaders flocked to the Holy Sepulcher to give thanks for their deliverance. Heaving from their exertions, dripping in their sweat and the still-warm blood of their victims, they knelt in prayer. We turned … Continue reading

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Supergirl

Kara Danvers: If we call her “Supergirl”, something less than what she is, doesn’t that make us guilty of, of being anti-feminist? Didn’t you say she’s the hero? Cat Grant: *I’m* the hero. I stuck a label on the side … Continue reading

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Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice

“Oh, yes it has, sir. Everything’s changed. Men fall from the sky, the gods hurl thunderbolts, innocents die. That’s how it starts, sir. The fever, the rage, the feeling of powerlessness that turns good men… cruel.” – Alfred Pennyworth to … Continue reading

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Star Wars and Philosophy

Star Wars and Philosophy: More Powerful that You Can Possibly Imagine. Edited by Kevin S. Decker and Jason T. Eberl This book is better described as an anthology or collection of essays. It’s a compilation of essays written by professors … Continue reading

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