Monthly Archives: May 2011

Reflections in Film: On Stranger Tides

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides History: Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl premiered in 2003, based, absurdly enough, on a ride down at Disney World, but the idea was sound despite the perception that the … Continue reading

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Reflections in Film: THOR

Thor: God of Thunder History: Not having been a comic book reader or fan, my first knowledge of Thor was in the context of the Viking myth of Asgard, Valhalla, and a pantheon of gods, of which, one was Thor, … Continue reading

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SWD: Strained Relations

The next 15 minutes or so of screen time encompasses one entire day on Coruscant for Anakin Skywalker. He is conflicted at every turn, and is pulled in several different directions by those he loves and respects. More than anything, … Continue reading

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SWD: Only A Dream

May the 4th Be With You! On this international day of Star Wars, I am working the entire day on SWD: Revenge of the Sith. “Hold on to your butts!” – Lando Calrissian. Having somewhat dubiously saved the day, Anakin … Continue reading

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SWD: Damage Control

May the 4th Be With You! On this international day of Star Wars, I am working the entire day on SWD: Revenge of the Sith. “Hold on to your butts!” – Lando Calrissian. Having dispatched Count Dooku, George Lucas sets … Continue reading

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SWD: Wrongful Death

May the 4th Be With You! On this international day of Star Wars, I am working the entire day on SWD: Revenge of the Sith. “Hold on to your butts!” – Lando Calrissian. A note of apology: my last post … Continue reading

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Arizona and the All·Stars of Baseball

Last week Major League Baseball opened voting for the Mid Season Classic of baseball, the All·Star game, hosted this year by the Arizona Diamondbacks. I’ve been thinking a lot about the All·Star game, and two recent articles on mlb.com incited … Continue reading

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