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The Old Guard is an Action flick With Heart (But Don’t Watch the Trailer First!)

The Old Guard is an Action Film With Heart Movie Review

Based on the graphic novels of the same name, The Old Guard, starring Charlize Theron, is one of the best modern independent comic adaptations to grace the big screen in recent memory, AMC’s Preacher was pretty solid too.

But one of the unfortunate things about The Old Guard is the problematic trailer. I was informed by some people to go in knowing as little as possible, so I avoided the trailer itself. My partner was not so lucky, and some of the twists and turns in the first third of the film were all spoiled in that trailer, which I have since seen.

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Jim Henson: The Biography is a Beacon of Positivity Just Like Jim

Jim Henson The Biography by Brian Jay Jones

Jim Henson: The Biography by Brian Jay Jones is, like it’s eponymous subject, a beacon for all times and all people. The things Jim Henson created, the things he inspired, and the way he lived his life are all examples that there can be good in the world, and we don’t just have to receive it, we can enjoy it, share it, collaborate on it, and create it ourselves.

The story of Jim Henson is the story of an innovator who was never satisfied unless he was on to the next thing, and then the next, and the next, and the next.

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Castlevania the Series on Netflix is a mature video game adaptation

Castlevania the Series on Netflix is a mature video game adaptation

Castlevania is an action, gothic-horror video game franchise developed by Konami. It made its debut in 1986 on the Nintendo Family Computer Disk System. The long-running series has enjoyed popularity on various gaming platforms and after being renewed for a fourth season, it’s safe to say the Netflix Animated Castlevania Series is a successful adaptation.

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Small Oddities

Small Oddities: Wizards

The definition of Wizard has changed over the years, but many of us think of Gandalf, or the classic D&D Wizard, which is basically a younger Gandalf with no beard and a blue hat with stars on it. So I looked up “Wizard” on DeviantArt to see what would come up, and I wasn’t disappointed.

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