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Middle-earth Menu: “Brandywine Meatloaf”

By Astrid Tuttle Winegar Frodo Baggins might be smiling because he’s about to permanently visit the Grey Havens, but he could just as well be wistfully smiling about this mushroom-stuffed meatloaf. I’ve been a fan of Elijah Wood since he debuted in Back to the Future Part II (1989), playing a rather snotty kid picking on Marty McFly. I’m glad ...

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Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story When news broke in 2012 that Disney had purchased Lucasfilm, some fans worried that Disney would “Disneyfy” the Star Wars franchise by making it too kid-friendly. After all, despite George Lucas’ protestations that Star Wars was made for kids, the original six had some very dark moments. Lucas even consulted a psychologist to ...

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Where are the Bothan Spies in “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story?”

Bothans? People everywhere remember something about Bothan Spies in Star Wars. They remember that the Bothan Spies were involved in stealing the plans for the Death Star. In fact, Mon Mothma does say that “many Bothans died” to bring the information to the Rebellion. That’s where there is a disconnect. Rogue One takes place prior to A New Hope. The line about ...

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Legendarium TV Recap: Supernatural (Season 12, Episode 8)

Supernatural- Season 12 Episode 8- Lotus The midseason finale was interesting.  Lucifer possesses a priest and then jumps into the president of the United States. He gets the president’s lover pregnant. Castiel informs her and the others that she now carries the spawn of Satan. She does not believe them at first. The boys are arrested. Dean and Sam meet Mr. ...

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Legendarium TV Recap: Arrow (Season 5, Episode 9)

Arrow-Season 5 Episode 9- What We Leave Behind Tonight is the midseason finale of the show. Oliver learns Artemis is working with Prometheus. Curtis is the first member of the team attacked by Prometheus. Oliver realizes after talking with Curtis that Prometheus knows their real identities. Thea puts on her speedy outfit once again to help Oliver deal with Prometheus. ...

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Legendarium TV Recap: Supernatural (Season 12, Episode 7)

Supernatural- Season 12 Episode 7- Rock Never Dies Lucifer learns that as Vince Vincente, he can get the fans to do whatever he wants. Excited with the power, he sets up a VIP concert to lure fans to their deaths. Dean and Sam head to California to meet up with Castiel and Crowley to try to find Vince. On the ...

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Legendarium TV Recap: Arrow (Season 5, Episode 8)

Arrow-Season 5 Episode 8- Invasion! It is the 100th episode of Arrow and the third night of the crossover. The episode definitely is one not to miss. There are characters from seasons one to four. In this episode… Oliver wakes up to a world where his parents and Laurel are alive. He and Laurel are about to be married. Felicity ...

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