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My [Definitive] Best Of 2014 (Movies, Books, & TV)

One friend challenged me to read fifty books this year; another asked me what my movie-to-book ratio was- said there was no way I actually read that many books with the movies I review regularly. So this year, I kept … Continue reading

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Catching Fire: What Does A Revolution Cost? (Movie Review)

In the second installment of the Hunger Games series (is that a trilogy or a quadrilogy?), Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) finds herself in a different predicament than in the first film when she entered the Games in place of her younger sister. Now, … Continue reading

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True Detective Ep. 8: Brothers In Arms (TV Review)

Matthew McConaughey should win another Oscar. It’s too bad he’ll have to settle for an Emmy, as long as folks don’t forget about True Detective by then. In the vein of other gritty cable shows like The Wire, Banshee, The Bridge, and The Killing, True Detective takes … Continue reading

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True Detective Eps. 5-6: Descent Into Darkness (TV Review)

The fifth and sixth episodes of HBO’s True Detective are dark. Granted, the whole series is dark, so it’s almost as if showrunner Nic Pizzolatto is redefining what darkness looks like. Sure, we’ve already taken the dark to the level of a … Continue reading

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True Detective Eps. 3-4: What Makes You Authentic? (TV Review)

Scooping up HBO’s True Detective (episodes 3 and 4), I’m struck by the discrepancies between Matthew McConaughey’s Rusty Cohle and Woody Harrelson’s Martin Hart, both detectives in the dirty Louisiana bayou but every different. Sure, they’re linked by the two-part display … Continue reading

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True Detective Eps. 1-2: If Faulkner Had Done Criminal Procedures (TV Review)

HBO’s latest miniseries isn’t set in some medieval realm of fantasy and fire, but instead, the world of the dirty Louisiana bayous. Detectives “Rust” Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) and Martin Hart (Woody Harrelson) tackled a ritualistic serial killer in 1996, and … Continue reading

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Out Of The Furnace: Vengeance, What Cost? (Movie Review)

I was hooked from the moment I saw the preview: Christian Bale’s Russell Baze goes searching for his little brother Rodney (Casey Affleck) and finds himself up against Woody Harrelson’s mountain man Curtis DeGroat. Produced by Ridley Scott and directed … Continue reading

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