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Mythgard Movie Club: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Grab the nearest copy of the collected works of Alexander Pope (or is it Pope Alexander?) and join me for the inaugural session of the Mythgard Movie Club, the brand new (and free!) program from the Mythgard Institute. I and … Continue reading

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Fantastic Beasts & Rogue One Live Discussion

This Friday, starting 7pm Eastern Time, I’ll be joining several friends to discuss the latest installments of the Harry Potter and Star Wars film franchises: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Rogue One. The group of panelists are … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tale of Tales

I love it when you can say that watching a movie you’ve been dying to see for a long time can also be called research. Matteo Garrone’s Tale of Tales (loosely adapted from Giambattista Basile’s 17th century collection Il Pentamerone) taps into the weird and … Continue reading

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Bunnies in the Air

The zeitgeist is a funny thing. Richard Adams’ 1972 novel Watership Down has long been one of my favorite books (until I discovered Tolkien, it was my very favorite book). While not an obscure choice by any stretch, I’m not … Continue reading

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A Series of Uncorrelated Events: Watership Down and how it relates to adaptation theory

Author’s note: Thanks to Curtis Weyant for suggesting the title via Twitter, and thanks to Facebook friends Dominic Nardi and George Naylor for chatting about Watership Down with me and inspiring this post. For anyone who has not read or … Continue reading

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Live from the Mythgard Institute!

Tomorrow, September 22nd, geeks around the world will celebrate Tolkien Day (or Hobbit Day, as it’s come to be known) in celebration of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins’ shared birthday. I will be participating in the festivities as part of the … Continue reading

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Reviews: Much Ado About Nothing and The Great Gatsby

Much Ado About Nothing (2013) Written and directed by Joss Whedon, adapted from the play by William Shakespeare I’ve been watching a lot of Whedon lately. About a year ago I fell in love with Firefly and Serenity. Since then I’ve … Continue reading

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