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Thanks to Die Hard with a Vengeance, I Can Stomach Violence

There was a time I couldn’t do violence. At all. The briefest glimpse of blood, a glinting steel blade, any threat of bodily harm–they all sent me diving under covers. 1,177 more words

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Hans Gruber's Plan: The Best Villainous Plan in Movies

It’s Debate Day! This week: the best villainous movie plan! Which bad guy came up with the most devious, conniving, and intricate master plan in a movie? 1,040 more words

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The Bad Part of Good Guys

Heroes. We all write about them. They’re kind of necessary: They propel the story, readers identify with them, they are the way we write stories that provide some kind of cathartic resolution to implacable problems. 391 more words

Alan Rickman Almost Turned Down The Role Of Hans Gruber In 'Die Hard'

Alan Rickman didn’t want to play the role of Hans Gruber in Die Hard. Well, not at first anyway. The actor appeared at a… 341 more words


Mir fällt nicht mal ein Titel für den heutigen Schrott ein ... äh ... irgendwas mit Russland

Wir hatten ja bereits mit Indiana Jones 4 den Untergang eines bis dato guten Film-Franchises gefeiert. Aber da hört der Schrott natürlich nicht auf. Denn mittlerweile zerstört man eigentlich systematisch alles, was mal ansatzweise gut war. 932 more words

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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

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