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Waiting for Dark Knight Rises

J was tired so we put her to bed while we are waiting in line. I’ve been excited about this movie for ages! Saw the first movie this afternoon in preparation.Continue readingWaiting for Dark Knight Rises

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Down with the Sickness

Because any writing vaguely resembling a movie review needs some sort of pseudo-wit based around a pun. I saw Contagion over the weekend. It’s not often I make it to the theater for a movie (last time…Continue readingDown with the Sickness

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More Media Tracking

Ever since I started using Last.fm, I’ve been looking for similar services for other forms of media I intake. Goodreads was an excellent find, providing a lot of similar features geared toward books. It’s fun…Continue readingMore Media Tracking

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Scott Pilgrim

My friend Jeff first introduced me to Scott Pilgrim when we were still in Maryland. Jerks that we are, we moved before the movie came out. It seemed like a good film to invite my…Continue readingScott Pilgrim

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Date Night

Chicken pot pie has a lot going for it. When you’ve got creamy chicken and vegetables inside a warm flaky crust, what’s not to like? Peas, as it turns out. They’re all but universally included…Continue readingDate Night

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Free Culture’s Worst-Case Scenarios

Many of my budding artist friends appreciate their obscurity problem and want to share their work without the encumbrance of copyright. Yet they are worried about others using it for commercial purposes, the same fear…Continue readingFree Culture’s Worst-Case Scenarios

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Three-D, Leave Me Be

I made it through the first half of the year without seeing a single movie in the theater. It wasn’t a goal or anything, I just didn’t find anything compelling enough to make me spend…Continue readingThree-D, Leave Me Be

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A Nascent Medium

I saw this article a couple of days ago; the criticism of Hollywood’s treatment of race in the universally-panned Avatar: The Last Airbender (and throughout history) is well-done and thought-provoking. One comment the author makes…Continue readingA Nascent Medium