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Retrospective Review: Revenge of the Sith

Retrospective Review: Revenge of the Sith by Dom Nardi In preparation for The Force Awakens, I’m rewatching all six Star Wars films and sharing my thoughts here. This week, I look at Revenge of the Sith, the film that finally showed us Anakin’s fall… Revenge of the Sith dominates the Prequel Trilogy in a way that none of the classic ...

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Retrospective Review: Attack of the Clones

Retrospective Review: Attack of the Clones by Dom Nardi In preparation for The Force Awakens, I’m rewatching all six Star Wars films and sharing my thoughts here. This week, I look at Attack of the Clones, which sees the start of the Clone Wars… Over the years, I’ve heard many people complain about politics in the Prequel Trilogy. Unlike in ...

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The Star Wars Menu Awakens: “Yoda Pods”

“Yoda Pods” by Astrid Tuttle Winegar As promised, here are three recipes I’ve dreamt up to honor the Galaxy which is Far, Far Away. All three together would make a nice meal for three or four people, with some dessert leftover. I recently viewed the six Star Wars films for some food ideas. However, the Star Wars world (and its ...

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Once Upon a Time is Going the Distance

Once Upon a Time is Going the Distance By David Glenn Once Upon a Time has added a whole collection of fairy tale characters over the years, and has developed a mythology around the characters we know. Speaking of mythology, there has been references to such legends over the show. From the appearance of Poseidon and Medusa to references to ...

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Lord of the Rings: The Mythology Explained

From the creators, CGP Grey, comes these videos that may help the “non-Scholar” in understanding the vast world that JRR Tolkien created. Let us know what you think? The Lord of the Rings Mythology Explained The One Ring Explained

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Retrospective Review: The Phantom Menace

Retrospective Review: The Phantom Menace by Dom Nardi In preparation for The Force Awakens, I’m rewatching all six Star Wars films and sharing my thoughts here. This week, I look at The Phantom Menace, the first film in the saga… I know this might shock Star Wars fans of my generation, but I’ve always had a soft spot for The ...

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Legendarium Recap: Supernatural, Arrow, The Originals, and Grimm

Legendarium Recap: Supernatural, Arrow, The Originals, and Grimm by Diane Riggins Supernatural The brothers investigate some murders that happen to be taking place at Lizzie Borden’s old home. They are told by one of the locals that a girl was seen near the B&B. Dean and Sam think it might be Amara (the darkness). They figure out that it’s not ...

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Narnia Menu: “Mrs. Beaver’s Leftover Fry”

“Mrs. Beaver’s Leftover Fry” by Astrid Tuttle Winegar The four Pevensie children share a few hours with the Beavers in their snug little home on top of a well-managed dam (“Merely a trifle!”). There’s beer, bread, and butter, “hams and strings of onions hanging from the roof,” and Peter and Mr. Beaver manage to catch some fish. You know from ...

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Putting a Ring on Star Wars

Putting a Ring on Star Wars by Dom Nardi In the DVD documentary “The Beginning: Making Episode I,” George Lucas famously described the relationship between the Original Trilogy and the Prequel Trilogy as “like poetry. Every stanza kind of rhymes with the last one.” In the audio commentary to The Phantom Menace, he adds, “You just take a concept and ...

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The Lonely Mountain Band Releases, “Stand by the Grey Stone”

Lonely Mountain Band have released a new single entitled, “Stand by the Grey Stone”, inspired by the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien. This new song, recorded & released approximately around Durin’s Day, 2015, blends LMB’s signature “folk fantasy” style with a classic folk rock sound. The story of the song revolves around a minstrel reflecting on some of the elements and ...

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