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Celebrating Muriel Spark

It’s rather nice now that the Edinburgh International Book Festival offers special events throughout the year. Somehow you feel so much more ready for an event when there aren’t hundreds more, right before and after. 160 more words


Thor: Ragnarok Doesn't Quite Pull Off Its Attempted Guardians of the Galaxy Make-Over, But It's Fun Watching It Try

Thor: Ragnarok left me with the overwhelming urge to re-watch Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. What does James Gunn get about how to make one of these movies that Taika Waititi doesn’t, I wondered. 1,123 more words

Film Reviews

A look back at... Thor & Thor: The Dark World

With the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) growing at an accelerated pace on both the big and small screens, it’s easy to forget that Chris Hemsworth’s god of thunder has only so far been given two standalone movies, despite being a founding Avenger and marketing mainstay. 617 more words


Thor: The Dark World Blu-ray Review

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano, Jaimie Alexander, Rene Russo and the…

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Good Times

Director Alan Taylor recalls "rough" experience with TERMINATOR GENISYS.

When Terminator Genisys was theatrically released the summer of 2015, the movie received backlash from both critics and the public. While some critics like Tom Long at the Detroit News said ‘Terminator Genisys’ was “the first fully worthy successor to Cameron’s original films” and Terminator fans polled at Skynet’s Army overwhelmingly ranked it as their third favorite Terminator film, the majority of critics and public lampooned it (and its actors), making Genisys the unofficial punching bag of 2015. 337 more words

Terminator Genisys

'Game Of Thrones' Is Promising Something 'Violent' For The Stark Sisters On The Season 7 Finale

WARNING: Spoilers for Game Of Thrones season 7 ahead.

If you’ve been keeping track of our death watch for Game Of Thrones this season, you know something… 475 more words


"You Don't Understand"

Just finished re-watching episode 6, ‘Beyond the Wall’, for season 7 of the Game of Thrones again and, each time I watch the episode I’m more disappointed that the last time.   1,428 more words