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steven-belanger's picture
Dec.29.2012
Photo: Movie poster, from its Wikipedia page   I'd heard (and read) a lot of negative reviews about this movie, so I approached it with great trepidation.  After all, who wants to pay $11.50 per ticket and sit through an almost-three-hour film if it's terrible?   I needn't have...
steven-belanger's picture
Sep.18.2011
I suspect that I wouldn't have anything more to say about the plot and themes, for you, because if you're reading this, you've read the books or seen the movies already.  I could go into a few changes from one to the other, but I won't put such disclaimers here.  Instead, I was interested...
sunny-singh's picture
Dec.09.2009
This is first of a series of posts looking back at 2009, and also the past decade. There is one thing 2009 taught me: that nothing is more frightening than fear itself. Does that sound like something Tolkein would write? Or Gandalf would say? Actually, as I learned over the past year, its...
sherry-ficklin's picture
May.18.2009
Let me just preface this post with the following statement of fact. You don't have to be a geek to hang out with me. But it helps. For example, I had lunch today with Hubby and his friend Josh. We were talking about the blog and more specifically about the most recent Tuesday Versus. It went a...