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The Last Jedi

December 18, 2017 The Last Jedi The Last Jedi is poised precariously between the past and the future. The Last Jedi picks up right where The Force Awakens left off. It follows the template laid down by The Empire Strikes … Continue reading

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Rogue One

November 17, 2016 Rogue One Rogue One: A Star Wars Story came out on Wednesday.  I took the kids to see it today. The film is considered to be 3.9 in the series in that it takes place after Revenge … Continue reading

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Tragicomics

Tragicomics Comic books were originally supposed to have a humorous, but today the content is often dark and tragic.  Perhaps a better term for comics would be Tragicomics.  If a play can be considered a Tragicomedy, then why couldn’t comic … Continue reading

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Maplecroft

December 4, 2014 Maplecroft Maplecroft is the name of Cherie Priest’s latest book. The title refers to the home of Lizzie Borden after she was acquitted for murder. The book came out a few months ago but the library never … Continue reading

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Ark

October 22, 2014 Ark Generally an Ark is considered a boat, as in Noah’s Ark, but it also refers to the Space Station in The 100. The Ark is the Savior Vessel, containing the last seeds of hope for a … Continue reading

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A History of Fantasy

A History of Fantasy Viggo Mortensen captured my imagination in The Lord of the Rings, as he did many others. I’d seen him in G.I Jane and A Perfect Murder before, but not given him a lot of thought. But … Continue reading

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Unbearable Happiness

Unbearable Happiness Juliette Binoche is a French actress who first came to my attention in The English Patient. After seeing her that in 1996, I went back and watched her earlier films. I was excited to see that she and … Continue reading

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