Vampyres: Endothermic or Exothermic? Vampyres: Endothermic or Exothermic?
file photo: Y at graduation (Plymouth, 1796) First, spelling Vampyre with a “y” was traditional before it was trendy, ok? Second, everyone knows some of the fictional tropes about about vampires: they drink blood, have super-human strength, tend strongly toward the alluringly sensual,...
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Let The Right One In [movies] Let The Right One In [movies]
First, you should read Y’s review… By all accounts, Tomas Alfredson’s film, Let The Right One In, shouldn’t be what it is. A story about two child neighbors, one obsessed with crime and one a vampire, should be harsher, rougher, and more sensational and crazy than this film....
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Let the Right One In: Review [movies] Let the Right One In: Review [movies]
Note: This review contains some light spoilers, but I’ve taken great care not to divulge the plot as much as possible. This weekend, I had the privilege of seeing Let the Right One In, directed by Tomas Alfredson. Let the Right One In is a Swedish film based on the novel of the same name. It...
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It should have been Willow… [comics] It should have been Willow… [comics]
Joss Whedon’s gone and given Buffy a casual same-sex encounter in the “Season 8″ serial comic. Two points: (1) If you are going to have Buffy buff a woman in the buff, why not Willow? I mean, yes, it’s a bit obvious, but that doesn’t diminish it’s inherent appeal....
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4 Simple Tips For Dreamscape Combat [public service announcement] 4 Simple Tips For Dreamscape Combat [public service announcement]
After watching Paprika last night, I thought our readership might find a few general tips for surviving combat in a Dreamscape useful. [Besides Paprika, the other sources contemplated as reference material on combat in dreamscapes and other existential war-zones included, inter alia: The Cell, the Nightmare...
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Day Watch [movies] Day Watch [movies]
Why does the Movie Moscow always look like an urban jungle in decay? Maybe it’s actually like that? Perhaps our Russian readers can confirm or deny. Bleak though its Moscow is, Day Watch is anything but, and ranks as probably the most intelligently designed and executed supernatural flick of...
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