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Pink Panther series 2 – A Shot in the Dark

The backstory behind this week’s review is almost as interesting as the movie itself. With the huge success of The Pink Panther, United Artists immediately approached Peter Sellers to star in an adaptation of the stage musical, L’idiote. The stage … Continue reading

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Pink Panther series 1 – The Pink Panther (1963)

More often than not, when a comedy series stretches beyond two movies, each successive entry is worse than the last. Comedy writing is hard, and when you’ve got a series starring the same main character, and at least some of … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Movies 8 – The Deathly Hallows part 2

There are only two Harry Potter movies I saw in theaters, Order of the Phoenix and Deathly Hallows Part 2. The first was back when Order of the Phoenix arrived, and I was completely lost, having not seen any of … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Movies 2 – The Chamber of Secrets

It’s been more than half a month since my previous Harry Potter movie post, partly because it’s been a busy month, and partly because today is Halloween. I figured that a movie where the main story involves giant spiders, ghosts, … Continue reading

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Harry Potter movies 1 – The Philosopher’s Stone

Before I started looking at movies on this blog, I read through all of the Harry Potter novels for the first time and reviewed each of them. As much as I’d like to get back into novel reading for this … Continue reading

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Gotham Academy 6 review

This series is a delightful surprise so far. After several years of DC only releasing dark books in Batman’s corner of the DC Universe, not only did Batgirl have a redesign, but this delightfully unique series came into being. Writers … Continue reading

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Comics of February 25, 2015

It’s the last week of February, and at least for me the month flew by. The most significant comic I picked up today is Spider-Gwen 1, which is a special comic in its own right. Gwen Stacey was introduced as … Continue reading

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Gotham Academy 4 review

This series is a breath of fresh air for the Batman franchise. Written by Becky Cloonan and Brenden Fletcher, this series about a boarding school in Gotham City meshes teenage drama, a supernatural mystery and fun. While I enjoyed the … Continue reading

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Pretty Deadly 2 review

Pretty Deadly 1 was, in terms of quality, the best comic I read last month. It somehow combined a western, a fairy tale, mythology, a mystery and poetry into one comic. There were so many layers of storytelling, and so … Continue reading

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