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11 January 2016

My Cinematic 2015: 121-130

By // Cinema

For the past three years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how …

25 April 2015

National Poetry Month: The Reaping

By // Books

Editor’s Note: For six years running, contributing author Zach Adler has spent the month of April putting out a poem a day. By turns earnest and wry, these poems are …

21 January 2015

My Cinematic 2014: 71-90

By // Cinema

For the past two years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how …

24 November 2014

Half of Mockingjay

By // Cinema

You already know the biggest problem with the newest installment of the Hunger Games, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1. It’s right there in that ridiculously long title. They took …

17 March 2014

Exclusive Interview: Vikings‘ Alexander Ludwig

By // TV

Actor Alexander Ludwig is no stranger to intense roles, having appeared in films such as The Hunger Games and Lone Survivor. Last week, he joined the cast of Vikings as Bjorn, son of Ragnar Lothbrok. …

03 December 2013

The Hunger Games: 2 for 2 with Catching Fire

By // Cinema

Returning once again to the sheer, overwhelmingly anticipatory joy of fans everywhere, The Hunger Games, a popular book series now turned even more popular series of big budget Hollywood releases, …

11 April 2012

Video of the Day: Philip DeFranco

By // Cinema

Today’s Video of the Day (look! I’m doing it ALMOST, sort of, every day now!) comes from the great Philip DeFranco, who is officially my new favourite person. Here he …

31 March 2012

In Defense Of Growing Up

By // Cinema

For me, the greatest kid’s film in the world was made in 1985 and starred a rag-tag group of adolescents trying to save their town from greedy country club owners.  …

30 March 2012

Battle Royale; Cult Film Royalty

By // Cinema

Here’s a well-known traditional Japanese proverb: “the world sucks”. Filled with deception, greed, and amoral opportunism, honesty and trust have become nothing more than archaic misnomers and fantastical abstractions for …

15 December 2011

Adaptation Alert: The Hunger Games premieres its Trailer

By // Books

The official Hunger Games trailer hit the world like a flaming District 12 tribute today after Josh Hutcherson (who plays fan favourite Peeta Mellark) introduced it on Good Morning America. …

28 October 2011

Kelly Talks Hunger Games

By // Books

On my recent vacation I finally got the chance to catch up on some reading I’ve meaning to do for a very long time: at the top of the list, …

17 August 2011

Adaptation Alert: Hunger Games

By // Books

Oh hey, new images of Peeta and Gale from the upcoming Hunger Games adaptation. I, personally, love them. I stand by my (cautious) belief that the seemingly look-blind casting approach …

13 September 2010

Mockingjay

By // Books

It’s taken me just under a month to post on Mockingjay, the final installment of Suzanne Collins unparalleled trilogy, after having finished it. It wasn’t for lack of passion. But …

05 August 2010

Anticipating The Mockingjay

By // Books

I think people who grew up when I did take for granted the idea of EVENT books. I spent most of my adolescence waiting with baited breath for one Harry …

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