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Take a Sneak Peak at Disney World’s New Attraction, Pandora: The World of Avatar

Take a Sneak Peak at Disney World’s New Attraction, Pandora: The World of Avatar

The James Cameron blockbuster Avatar premiered in 2009 to broad critical acclaim and major box office mojo. The movie became the biggest grossing movie of all time just 41 days after its release. The strong reception was something of a surprise, since movie analysts predicted that the very expensive futuristic […]

by April 19, 2016 6 comments Arts, Trending
The Freakish Predicament of George RR Martin: Game of Thrones Season 6 Debuts Before Next Novel

The Freakish Predicament of George RR Martin: Game of Thrones Season 6 Debuts Before Next Novel

The world in which George RR Martin began his life as a novelist bares no resemblance to the world Martin lives in now: subjected to constant scrutiny, analysis of his writerly pace (or lack thereof) and lots of public fretting about whether he will complete his magnum opus, Song of […]

by April 8, 2016 1 comment Arts, Trending
Harry Potter and Star Wars Go to War: Universal and Disney are Battling for Theme Park Supremacy

Harry Potter and Star Wars Go to War: Universal and Disney are Battling for Theme Park Supremacy

Universal Studios and Disney are locked in a battle for theme park supremacy. Sea World, which recently agreed to stop breeding killer whales in captivity, isn’t even on the same playing field in this war. What’s at stake? The title of Undisputed Theme Park Champion in the World. Disney would […]

by March 11, 2016 3 comments Arts, Trending
Saturday Night Live’s Best 4 Sketches About Presidential Election 2016

Saturday Night Live’s Best 4 Sketches About Presidential Election 2016

The 2016 presidential election is already one for the record books, with businessman and reality TV star Donald Trump’s shocking run toward the Republican nomination, while on the Democratic side, new voters have been engaged by a Jewish Democratic Socialist. The crazy cast of characters that has emerged  includes an […]

by March 10, 2016 5 comments Arts, Politics
Hello world!

Hello world!

If you want to read, I might suggest a good book, perhaps Hemingway or Melville. That’s why they call it, the dummy copy. This, of course, is not the real copy for this entry. Rest assured, the words will expand the concept. With clarity. Conviction. And a little wit. In […]

by March 6, 2016 1 comment Arts
Do Disney’s 2016 Live-Action Releases Represent Creative Failure or an Inspired Reawakening?

Do Disney’s 2016 Live-Action Releases Represent Creative Failure or an Inspired Reawakening?

With Hollywood awash in blockbuster remakes and sequels, Disney has decided to go all-in on live-action remakes of classic animated tales. It’s easy to see what is motivating Disney: money. Nostalgia propelled 2010’s Alice in Wonderland to more than $1 billion at the box office, while live-action dramas Maleficent and […]

by March 3, 2016 3 comments Arts