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Deadwood and the Drive for Historical Realism

Most Western movies aren’t known for, or popular because of, their historical accuracy; they’re just realistic enough to get by. They feature a lot of action, a clear moral dichotomy in characters, overt patriotism, an overwhelming male presence, and an idealistic view of life in the Wild West. 988 more words

DIY Personalized "Handwritten" Scarf

For anyone who’s ever planned something, be it a work presentation, wedding, party for New Year’s Eve, or even a trip, well, sometimes, you just have to compromise on your expectations.   1,263 more words

Amazon

If You Like Agent Carter, Try These Shows!

Eight episodes of Marvel’s Agent Carter isn’t enough for one year. I love the humor, characters, and action too much for it to be over so soon. 353 more words

Geek

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game is the first of the Oscar Best Picture nominees that I’ve seen and, as a result, I’m going to preface it with a brief explanation of how I intend to review all of these. 1,505 more words

Movies

Oscars 2015

One of the oldest traditions on The Inquisitive Loon has been to review as many of the Oscar Best Picture nominated movies as possible. As any veteran of the website knows, I’m a huuuuge movie enthusiast and so, even when the nominations are questionable, I just can’t resist seeing the movies and clashing them against each other, giving my own unique two cents on which one is worthy of the critical acclaim. 299 more words

Movies

Top Three: Emma Adaptations

About once a year, I watch through all of the film adaptations of Jane Austen’s novels. (One time, my mom and I watched about 6 or 7 versions of… 472 more words

Books