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Her Spots

You already know what I think about the Veronica Mars movie in an objective sense. It’s decent, thriving more in its legacy than in its feature length strictures. It has its noir roots glowing just under the surface as its trademark shadowy frame was left in the CW graveyard. The film’s context often overshadows its […]

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Likely Story

A balance must be struck. Video games, despite being an industry of (almost) wholly fabricated concepts and stories, have a tendency of both being and striving to be realistic. It’s strange considering that one of the great advantages of not being based in reality is the freedom to be anything you want, but we still […]

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Harold Ramis And The Rebels

Harold Ramis passed yesterday. I suspect his personal impact can be categorized as generational effects. Depending on when he and his oeuvre entered your life, you will hold him in different regard. He went through phases like any artist, and that shifted his place in the cultural landscape to match his metamorphoses. Nothing, though, can […]

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Transparent Pilot Review: So Clearly

The title of Jill Soloway’s Transparent, another of Amazon’s second slate of pilots, works on a few levels. The first is quite obvious (hint: it’s a word) and the second works as a play on the tagline of the show, but the third is perhaps most important. On the outset, Transparent looks to be another […]

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