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Stranger Things hooks audiences in interesting ways

Jack Treadwell November 10, 2017

The second season of Stranger Things uses a variety of tactics to capture the audiences attention in an endearing way. The first notable method that the first season uses to accomplish this is the parallels...

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Many underestimate Blade Runner sequel

Jack Treadwell October 19, 2017

Blade Runner is iconic. Ridley Scott’s artistic vision, Harrison Ford and Rutger Hauger’s stellar performances and Vangelis’ haunting score form a masterpiece. It’s a movie that makes you work,...

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The lead singer of Radiohead is a flea

Jack Treadwell October 6, 2017

To quote esteemed songwriter and songbird of his generation Thom Yorke, “I’ve got myxomatosis.” Such a line, especially when paired with the line immediately following it (“I’ve got myxomatosis”),...

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Poe’s The Raven is misunderstood

Jack Treadwell September 28, 2017

“Quoth the raven, ‘nevermore,’” quoth Poe, quoth I. And yet, quoth as we are to armageddon by fowl (I consider Hitchcock’s The Birds prophetic), I have yet to hear a raven say “nevermore”....

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