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Another Talk About the ‘Game of Thrones’ Rape Controversy


We’ve already posted one article about this topic. I was a bit relieved when Darth Gandalf said he was writing a piece because it felt like it should be addressed but I had no idea what I wanted to say about it. In between DG’s comments and the responses to it, and some conversation with fellow … Continue reading

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TV Review: ‘Supergirl’ Pilot


What a time to be a geek. All of our favourite characters are coming to cinemas and television with a level of love and quality we never thought possible. And now one of the most under-utilised (in cross media) and coolest heroines is joining the Flash and Green Arrow in headlining a TV show. Supergirl … Continue reading

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Did We Ever Know The Real Barney Stinson? – A Fan Theory


So How I Met Your Mother ended about a year ago and we’re still pissed off about it. It stands as one of the most disappointing television finales in history not only in the reveal but the way it was delivered. I don’t think the people of the internet will ever get over it. They’ll certainly … Continue reading

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The Scene That Shook The Iron Throne: The Rape of Sansa Stark


This is one of the more difficult and uncomfortable articles I’ve ever chosen to write about.  I struggled for several hours whether or not to even broach this topic because the subject of rape, whether in the real world or on a popular fantasy show, is a brutal and pernicious subject.  Compound this with the … Continue reading

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The Pull List: 5/20/2015


Must read comics of the week Deadpool’s Secret Secret War #1 While just about every title is swamped with Marvel’s new big Secret War whatever-the-fuck, Deadpool gets to tell a story about how key he was to the original Secret War. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency #1 Most will probably know Douglas Adams as the … Continue reading

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IFFBoston 2015 Review: ‘The Keeping Room’


Independent Film Festival Boston 2015 Directed by: Daniel Barber Starring:  Brit Marling, Hailee Stenfeild, and Muna Otaru Plot: 3 women must protect their home from 2 rogue soldiers during the last days of the American Civil War. Review: The Keeping Room takes place in the final days of the American Civil War with the encroaching Yankee army … Continue reading

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I Keep Forgetting to Review ‘Focus’


Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa Cast: Will Smith, Margot Robbie Plot: A seasoned con man takes a naive grifter under his wing, and the two attempt to balance a budding romance amid pulling big scores. Review: It’s been a couple of months since I saw this movie on it’s release, but I haven’t reviewed it. … Continue reading

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What the New ‘Poltergeist’ Movie is Really About


So they’ve remade Tope Hooper’s (or Steven Spielberg, depending on who you ask) classic horror Poltergeist. This will come as no shock to anyone who’s been alive for the past decade. Unlike most of the remakes this one made some degree of sense, as the original has not aged especially well. Will this be, as the trailer … Continue reading

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‘Mad Max’ Has Given Us the Most Feminist Action Movie this Decade


I saw Mad Max: Fury Road the other day and it was FREAKING AMAZING. Miller has reminded us that visuals and story should go hand in hand in the cinematic medium, not separated through pages of dialogue. Also awesome death machines tearing through the desert driven by freaks and mutants. In Marc Fannell’s review for the … Continue reading

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TV Characters That Vanished


Every year thousands of people vanish without a trace, and some of them do it on television. Over the years TV writers write characters off, and rather than giving them a fitting end they simply stop writing them effectively causing the character to disappear. Because we as television fans do not forget here is a … Continue reading