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Love That Leviathan

I’d been meaning to discuss Leviathan a little more, which I think was inspired by the name being used for the base of the rebel organization Astrea in Cosmic Star Heroine. Considering all the other references to classic games, I had thought … Continue reading

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All These Things Really Happened

What is it that separates the literary tall tale from straight-up fantasy? I think a lot of it is in the intention and presentation of the author. Tall tales are stories that are supposed to be ridiculous, yet the teller … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Imaginarium

While I can’t say I fully understood it, I did enjoy The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. It had a good story, but I think the main appeal might have been that it was a recent fantasy film that DIDN’T concentrate … Continue reading

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