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Worm Your Way

Looking into mythology and fiction involving giant worms is a little tricky because it seems like a lot of early societies thought worms and snakes were variations on the same thing. I guess they didn’t want to investigate all that … Continue reading

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Three by Pee-Wee

I hadn’t yet watched the newest Pee-wee Herman movie that came out about three years ago, nor had I seen his second from 1988, so I figured I might as well watch all three of his films back-to-back. Well, not … Continue reading

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The Brick Bat

The Lego Batman Movie – Lego has become a significant franchise apart from their actual plastic building bricks, and sometimes it really seems to complicate things. I mean, Lego Star Wars? Just pick one or the other! I’ve heard these … Continue reading

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Bat vs. Bird

Batman Returns – I saw this film in the theater when it was new, but hadn’t watched it in years. As with the first Tim Burton Batman film, there’s a very interesting look to the whole thing, sleek and kind … Continue reading

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Two (or More) Become One

One of the main complaints that fans of the Oz books seem to have about the MGM movie, aside from making Oz a dream, is that they combined two Good Witches into one character. Now, it makes a certain amount … Continue reading

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The Carrollian Queens

One tendency I’ve noticed is for people to confuse the Queen of Hearts from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with the Red Queen from Through the Looking-Glass. This was the case in Tim Burton’s film; and while I haven’t played it, … Continue reading

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The Ghost with the Most…Unanswered Questions, That Is

I understand that a script is currently in the works for Beetlejuice 2, which I probably would have considered good news at one point. Not so much now, when the recent Tim Burton movies I’ve seen just totally bored me. … Continue reading

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