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Movie Review: ‘Star Trek Beyond’

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  Plot:  Three years into the U.S.S. Enterprise’s five-year mission, Captain James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) finds himself at a crossroads as his 30th birthday approaches. He’s begun to question why he joined… Continue reading

OH MY! The Decision to Make Sulu Gay

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  Star Trek has always been a universe of inclusion. The television show originated in an era that included the assassination of a President, the escalation of the USA’s involvement in the Vietnam… Continue reading

‘Justice League’ Press Invite: A True Course Correction or Desperate PR Move?

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It’s no secret that the majority of critics and audiences disliked Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice. While I didn’t hate the film, I was definitely lukewarm when it came to Supes and Bats.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Conjuring 2’

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  Plot:  The Conjuring 2 once again follows the exploits of paranormal investigators Lorraine and Ed Warren (Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson).  One year after the events of the Amityville Horror, the Warrens are… Continue reading

TV Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 10: “The Winds of Winter”

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****WARNING!!!  MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD!!!****     Synopsis:  Loras and Cersei prepare for their trial in front of the High Sparrow at the Sept of Baelor.  Jamie meets with Walder Frey at The Twins.… Continue reading

6 Geektastic Prequels That You Need To See

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  Prequels get a bad rap. Obviously, George Lucas didn’t help much with the abysmal dreck that was The Phantom Menace and Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy, while entertaining, was often ponderous. Throw in turd burgers… Continue reading

TV Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 9: “Battle of Bastards”

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  ****WARNING!!!  MAJOR SPOILERS BELOW!!!!****   Synopsis:  Dany consults with Tyrion to defend Meereen from the Wise Masters.  Theon and Yara arrive in Slaver’s Bay with a proposal for the Mother of Dragons.… Continue reading

TV Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 8: “No One”

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****WARNING!!!!  MAJOR SPOILERS BELOW****!!!!     Synopsis:  Arya’s fate is learned.  The Hound’s vengeance takes an unexpected turn.  Meeren’s peace is threatened by the wise masters.  King Tommen makes a devastating proclamation affecting… Continue reading

TV Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 7: “The Broken Man”

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  ****WARNING!  MAJOR SPOILERS BELOW!!!!****       Synopsis:  Sansa and Jon rally Northern houses to fight against the Boltons.  Queen Margaery consults with the High Sparrow and her grandmother Lady Olenna.  Jamie… Continue reading

Remember, Remember ‘V for Vendetta…’

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And please note for the purposes of this article I will be discussing the film only.  I”m well aware that Alan Moore’s graphic novel from the 1980s differs in many ways from the… Continue reading