Picking Apart Star Trek Discovery

DiscoveryIn space, no one can hear you scream. That’s good, because I wanted to scream after watching the first season of Star Trek: Discovery. Of course, saying I don’t like something is one thing, supporting that with arguments takes a bit more work.

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Picking apart Faramir in the Two Towers movie

FaramirDid you see Lord of the Rings: the Two Towers in a theater when it came out nearly fifteen years ago?  I did. When I first saw it, I found the character Faramir poorly done. Then the extended edition came out, and changed all that.

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Picking Apart the Character Hannibal


Hannibal is the main character of the television show of the same name. Hannibal is a franchise on his own, starring in Silence of the Lambs, Red Dragon, and other movies. Today, I’ll focus on the depiction from the most recent television series. Why is he so scary but compelling? Let’s have a look.

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Picking apart the Columbo formula

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Do you remember Peter Falk as the rumpled detective Columbo? I used to watch this show a lot as a kid.

It’s not your classic who-done-it, but a so-called inverted detective show that showed the murderer at the beginning of each episode.

Let’s pick it apart.

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Picking Apart A Song of Ice and Fire Off-Screen Events

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If you’ve read a Song of Ice and Fire, you may have noticed that a lot of nasty stuff happens in this fantasy series. Really nasty, usually. Actually, if you look closely, there’s some smoke and mirrors going on as well.

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