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I’m going to be honest: I was actively dreading seeing “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.” Not because I’m anti-hobbit (I am decidedly pro-hobbit, anti-orc), but because last year’s “The Desolation of Smaug,” the second chapter of Peter Jackson’s second trilogy, nearly led to my boredom-induced death. There was just SO MUCH MOVIE to get through, and a ...

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Batgirl #36 another gorgeous issue

By Chase Magnett 11/13/2014 Batgirl #36 is the second outing of the new creative team on this series and one that helps to shore up the book’s style while improving upon its foundation. The story is another one-and-done that is equal parts mystery, superhero adventure, and college dramedy. This time around Batgirl is tasked with discovering the location of some stolen ...

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Interstellar–Launch Time!

I just returned from watching Interstellar.  Yes, I treated myself to the IMAX version! “A group of explorers make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.” Director: Christopher Nolan Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain   The ...

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Lords of the Fallen Review – GameSpot

#gamespot #lords of the fallen #review His name is Harkyn. He exits conversation not with a goodbye, but with a gruff “I don’t care,” as if he can barely be bothered to embark on the quest at hand. Harkyn may not be delighted by the adventure he’s been thrust into, but I can claim no such apathy: Lords of the ...

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Tribute by Ellen Renner review – spellbinding YA fantasy

In a richly imagined world ruled by a magical elite, teenage heroine Zara searches for a hidden truth that will blow her privileged society apart Two things make or break a fantasy novel: the magic and the world. In both these respects, Ellen Renner’s Tribute shares something with Ursula Le Guin’s Earthsea books, stories that gave us an original conception ...

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