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International Trilogies

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King Director: Peter Jackson (New Zealand -ese? -ish?) Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortenson, Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, dozens more… Everyone’s familiar with … Continue reading

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“You’re so clever”

I just watched the first episode of the second season of the BBC show, Sherlock. It was pretty amazing, as I expected. You may think that the Sherlock Holmes story has been told and retold too many times – but … Continue reading

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Satisfying cliches = Guilty pleasures

I’m always incredibly busy during the semester, so I really don’t have the time to keep up with 4 or 5 ┬áTV shows. In theory this would mean that I only watch the shows that are really good that I … Continue reading

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Bring back Mad Men!

Because there seems to be no good shows to watch this summer and I don’t want to wait until 2012. And I miss Don Draper (see video below): There are also some fairly entertaining user-posted comments if you actually go … Continue reading

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Buffy > True Blood

I haven’t watched much True Blood, but definitely enough to know it borrows liberally from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. For starters, three of the main characters are pretty much copied: Cute blonde chick with unexplainable charm. Sarah Michelle Gellar as … Continue reading

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