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Gated Communities

As if Gamergate wasn’t bad enough, now there’s Comicsgate as well, because people suck. And both of these supposed movements have people using these terms to refer to themselves, despite the fact that using “gate” in the names of scandals … Continue reading

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See How the Other Half Live

Avengers: Infinity War – I actually saw this in its first week out, which is rare for me. I know a lot of people haven’t seen it and are going to want to, so I’ll warn you now that there … Continue reading

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When Funny Book Families Fall Out

So, here are three reviews of movies that don’t have anything to do with each other aside from my having watched them recently. Uncle Buck – I never saw this as a kid, and pretty much all I knew about … Continue reading

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I Have Seen the Sleeping Knights of Jesus

As I mentioned in my review, Alan Garner’s Alderley Edge fantasies incorporate a local legend about sleeping knights. The story has it that a farmer from Mobberley set out to Macclesfield to sell a horse. An old man near the … Continue reading

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We Have to Keep Our Secret Identities Secret

There’s quite a bit to the superhero genre that doesn’t always stand up to close scrutiny, and there are entire websites devoted to detailing some of the more ridiculous storylines, or sometimes just silly out-of-context panels. This Cracked article from … Continue reading

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The Hydratic Equation

Captain America: The Winter Soldier – While there’s always plenty of action and intrigue in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films, I feel that their main strength lies in the interaction between characters. Well, that and the visual effects, but those … Continue reading

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The Star-Spangled Man with a Plan

Captain America: The First Avenger – Since I like the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies I’ve seen, I’m trying to catch up on the ones I missed. I have to say I generally wasn’t that keen on the idea of Captain … Continue reading

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