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The Special Ingredient

A few days ago I was talking to a coworker who was telling me about someone she went to school with and how crazy his life story was. 677 more words

Life In General

Review - Nothing Lasts Forever by Roderick Thorp

Nothing Lasts Forever takes itself infinitely more seriously than its adaptation, Die Hard. It’s a dark and violent novel, almost entirely bereft of the film’s humour, with ghastly outcomes for its protagonist and his closest associates. 426 more words


I Will Return You

Over the weekend, I managed to watch a total of three films that were new to me (not counting a fourth, later and from my DVD collection), all without rendering my faces with distinctly square eyes. 623 more words


Tim Nicholson's Die Hard T-Shirt Art

Threadless user Tim Nicholson has uploaded this amazingly-cool piece of T-shirt art inspired one of the most popular action movies of all time, Die Hard. 122 more words


Visual diarrhoea

I never used to be a film fan – used to think there were better ways to spend time than to sit in front of a screen for a couple of hours, like sit in front of a couple of nice speakers for a hour or two, or a couple of pints (for half an hour at least)… 461 more words

I Love You, Man... with a Firm Handshake: Quelling Homoeroticism in Die Hard

I once wrote an essay for a class on American masculinity in film about how the male characters in Die Hard avoid seeming gay. Here it is in all its way-too-in-depth glory. 1,678 more words


Dr. Seuss Does Die Hard by The Single Screenwriter

Dr. Seuss Does Die Hard by The Single Screenwriter. Illustrations by N. J.L.

Point 1) Illustrations.. more like two pictures. The cover and a tiny wreath on the bottom of each page. 151 more words