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World War I

The Frist Gets Surreal With Monsters & Myths

Per Matt What is a monster? How does our culture define a monster? Monsters have come in all shapes and sizes throughout history, usually acting as something beyond our control and appearing in disguise. Opening today, the Frist Art Museum… Continue Reading →

Middle-Earth’s Origins are Revealed in Tolkien

Per Matt Bringing a writer’s life to the big screen and making it interesting has been a hit-or-miss proposition for Hollywood throughout the years. What can often be described as an isolated event, taking pen to paper (or more accurately… Continue Reading →

Goodbye Christopher Robin Introduces A.A. Milne to a New Audience

Per Matt Growing up, I loved watching the Muppets and reading Winnie the Pooh stories. Throughout the years, popularity has waned for both of these once-proud properties and Walt Disney eventually purchased the rights to Tigger and company, even though the… Continue Reading →

Wonder Woman Saves the (DC) World

The critics are loving Wonder Woman, and I am among them! This could be the film that signals a much-needed recovery for DC’s Extended Universe — a beleaguered series of attempts to join the venerable Marvel offerings which have dominated… Continue Reading →

Legends of Tomorrow: DC’s New Team of Heroes

To everyone’s knowledge, the superhero genre has become a booming staple of on-screen entertainment from the start of the new millennium. Almost every superhero from every publisher has gotten his or her screen time at one point or another, throughout… Continue Reading →

Six Obscure and Absurd Spider-Men in the Spider-Verse

Marvel has been exploring every (and I mean, EVERY) single interpretation of Spider-Man in their current “Edge of the Spider-Verse” storyline. The original comic book Spider-Man, Peter Parker, teams with the Miles Morales, the current Spider-Man of the Marvel Ultimate… Continue Reading →

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Per Matt After receiving nine Academy Awards nominations, The Grand Budapest Hotel builds upon its success as Wes Anderson’s highest-grossing film returns to theaters, hoping to introduce the quirky murder mystery to new moviegoers, and possibly win a few more… Continue Reading →

The Harlem Hellfighters

Per Matt Taking a break from the Zombie genre, author Max Brooks focuses his attention on a little-known military unit that fought prejudices and battles both on and off the battlefield.

War Horse at TPAC

Per Matt If it’s possible to attribute an Unknown poet’s quote and relate it to a play, this one is spot-on: “A horse is like a best friend. They’re always there to nuzzle you and make your life a better… Continue Reading →

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