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Real Life Looks Worse – Watchmen (film)

As may be obvious by now, I’m using November to buff up my backlog and get a bit of practice in writing reviews on a tighter deadline. I’m definitely not doing this to cheat at NaNoWriMo. Anyway, this one is going to be basic because I’ve already talked about it — or about its source… Continue reading Real Life Looks Worse – Watchmen (film)

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Here – Arrival

We think a lot about aliens. Look at the films in theatres right now, and you can bet at least a handful of them will feature creatures or beings from other planets, worlds, or dimensions. Usually the heroes are fighting with the aliens, sometimes they're fighting for the aliens, but rarely is much of the… Continue reading Here – Arrival

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Broken and Brought Together – Russian Doll

There's not enough time in the day to do everything you need to, especially in this day and age. Perhaps it's natural, then, for stories to imagine worlds where time is flexible, where death doesn't have to be permanent, and where everyone gets a second chance. But there's no fun in second chances when they… Continue reading Broken and Brought Together – Russian Doll

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Eight (Episode Thirty-Four)

Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 7 Creativity: 7 Overall Plot: 5 Dialogue: 4 Sum: 30/50   Spoilers: Yes, also minor spoiler for the older Fullmetal Alchemist anime. Audience Assumptions: None   Season Three Episode Eight: Ice Queen - ***   Part One: WALL The story continues as we get more of… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Eight (Episode Thirty-Four)

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Failures – Preacher, Season Four, Episode Nine

All right, all right, it’s high time I finished this series given the show's been over for almost a month now. I’ve been procrastinating for a few reasons, some better than others. Work and sleep schedules being off. The previous episode dampening my resolve to press forward. Popping down to Australia to talk to people… Continue reading Failures – Preacher, Season Four, Episode Nine

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3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Six (Episode Thirty-Two)

All right, fun's over. Back to business. Series Breakdown Rating: Characters and Character Development: 7 Aesthetics and Style: 7 Creativity: 7 Overall Plot: 5 Dialogue: 4 Sum: 30/50   Spoilers: Yes Audience Assumptions: None   Season Three Episode Six: The Fuhrer's Son - ***   Part One: Livin' on a Prayer Booyah, we're halfway through! This episode… Continue reading 3P Reviews: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Season Three, Episode Six (Episode Thirty-Two)

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Meals and Mimickry – Scott Pilgrim, Book Two

Relationships are hard, what with boyfriends and girlfriends and friend-friends, some of whom have secret evil exes that attack you at random with lethal weaponry and sick finishers. It's a common problem. We rejoin Scott and company as they struggle through the difficulties of Canadian adolescence, Scott with the dual quests of breaking up with… Continue reading Meals and Mimickry – Scott Pilgrim, Book Two