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Damsel

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “For generations it has been our task, our duty, to protect our people. The price is dear, but so too the reward.” Damsel, released in 2024 Elodie’s kingdom has fallen on hard times and her father has made a deal which relies on her marrying a prince she’s never met. When they arrive at […]

Ahsoka (season 1)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{4/5} “I have known many Padawans. Your aptitude for the Force would fall short of them all.” Ahsoka season 1, aired in 2023 Ahsoka retrieves a map that shows the location of Grand Admiral Thrawn, and barely gets away before some droids self destruct. Morgan, who Ahsoka captured with Din Djarin’s help, has been broken […]

Mavka: The Forest Song

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “Mavka, let’s find you an outfit that says I’m a non-alarming local human.” Mavka: The Forest Song, released in 2023 Because of a tragedy ages ago, the humans on one side of the Dark Mountain and spirits on the other side leave each other alone. Mavka is a spirit, who brings the forest back […]

The Starless Sea

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4/5} “He can hear only his footsteps, his breath, his heartbeat, and the crackling flame of the torch that is definitely getting dimmer, which is disappointing because he had hoped it would be a magic endless-light torch and not a regular extinguishable one.” The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern, published in 2019 Zachary is a […]

The Riddle-Master of Hed

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{4/5} “You are Sol of Isig, caught up by fear between death and a door that has been closed for thousands of years. If you have no faith in yourself, then have faith in the things you call truth. You know what must be done.” The Riddle-Master of Hed by Patricia A. McKillip, published in […]

Shrek the Third

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{4/5} “This is like totally embarrassing, but my friend Tiffany thinkest thou vex her so soothly and she thought perchance thou would want to ask her to the homecoming dance or something.” Shrek the Third, released in 2007 Shrek and Fiona are filling in for the king and queen while the king is sick, but […]

Mystery Men

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{4/5} “‘If one person vomits in my pool, I’m going to divorce you.’ ‘That’s fair.’” Mystery Men, released in 1999 The Shoveler, the Blue Raja, and Mr. Furious are superheroes, sort of. They try to be helpful, but they’re really not very good at it. Captain Amazing, on the other hand, is a professional. But […]

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

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{4/5} “Hold my horse.” Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, released in 2023 Indiana Jones’s friend Basil was obsessed with the antikythera, built by Archimedes. The two of them took half of it from the Nazis in the old days. Now Basil’s daughter, Helena, has taken it from Indy and intends to sell it […]

Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder

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{4/5} “‘Why do you always get to read the top story, Morbo?’ ‘Because viewers trust a deep male voice, and huge throbbing forehead veins.’” Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder, released in 2009 Everyone’s having fun at Mars Vegas, which is owned by Amy’s parents. But Fry finds he can hear people’s thoughts, until he […]

Futurama: Bender’s Big Score

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{4/5} “Finally, I get to save the Earth with deadly laser instead of deadly slide shows.” — Al Gore’s head Futurama: Bender’s Big Score, released in 2007 After Professor Farnsworth falls prey to an email scam, he finds that aliens have taken over his company. Bender has downloaded a virus so he now obeys the […]