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Anything Nice to Say: John Carter

The works of Edgar Rice Burroughs, author of Tarzan, has seen a number of adaptations over the years, but it seems like none so maligned as John Carter. Estimated losses on the movie was $200 million, making it one of the biggest flops of all time. But, just because it was a flop was it […]

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Hauntings of Disney Past

I had a conversation with my cat the other day. It went something like this. “Me-rroorow.” “WHAAT? After all you’ve put me through, you expect me to help you just like that? JUST LIKE THAT?” “Meow.” “Fine.” For those of you paying attention, yes. I do have a conversational cat. If you ever get a […]

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Frozen: On Villains, True Love, and the Friendzone [Spoilers]

Before you think I’m fast and loose about handing out movie recommendations, I only write about movies that I like. I subscribe to the “if you don’t have anything nice to say” doctrine because why waste time on things I don’t like? That being said, the obvious direction of this post is this: go see […]

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Something Wicked – Once Upon A Time

Tradition dictates that television shows have a sophomore slump, especially hour-longs. For example, Glee followed up a stellar first season with a lackluster second that lost at least one viewer (me). Even one of my favorites, Fringe, stumbled starting from the second season block, abandoning its direction to maneuver back on a strong course, and […]

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