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[review] Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Ghost in the Shell (2017) surprised me. It isn't perfect, but it ended up being way better than I thought it would be. A lot of "hard-core" GitS fans were disappointed apparently, but, considering the quality of other film adaptations of anime, they were being unduly harsh. The Plot One of the major complaints about… Continue reading [review] Ghost in the Shell (2017)

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[review] A Billion Wicked Thoughts

WARNING: Adult material ahead! "The sexual brain is guaranteed to upset the politically correct, the socially conservative, and just about everybody in between." I chuckled over Ogas and Gaddam's warning in their preface to A Billion Wicked Thoughts: What the Internet Tells Us About Sexual Relationships. It was an amused chuckle because I was excited… Continue reading [review] A Billion Wicked Thoughts

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[movie review] Thor: The Dark World

Thor: Ragnarok is one of the few movies I am looking forward to seeing next year. I say "looking forward to", but I would be lying if I didn't admit to some concerns. This is mostly in part due to what I consider to be the travesty of Thor: The Dark World. As I was going… Continue reading [movie review] Thor: The Dark World

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The Female Ghostbusters Conundrum

​What do you get when you attempt to reboot a classic as an AU (more or less)? You get resistance which will need to be overcome by producing something almost flawless. What do you get when your reboot gets appropriated by a very vocal minority (feminists)? You get some interest raised - and some skepticism.… Continue reading The Female Ghostbusters Conundrum