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Hunger Games: Catching Fire: A Review

December 3, 2013 Meryl Kaleida 0

[Spoiler alert: This review reveals key plot elements from Hunger Games: Catching Fire.] The first Hunger Games film (see “The Serious Games of Life and Death”, CWR; March 28, 2012) ended with Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) […]

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Light in the Dark Knight

August 10, 2012 Meryl Kaleida 0

Christopher Nolan’s superior genius has done it again. The Dark Knight Rises combines intellect with action to make a film that is certainly worth watching again and again. This is not your typical superhero movie—it […]

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The Serious Lessons of Super Heroes

May 25, 2012 Meryl Kaleida 0

Marvel’s The Avengers took in $207.4 million on its opening weekend, smashing the previous box office record for an opening weekend held by the most recent Harry Potter film. Does it live up to the […]

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The Serious Games of Life and Death

March 28, 2012 Meryl Kaleida 0

One of the most popular dystopian novels in recent literature, The Hunger Games, was released this past weekend as a major motion picture. Critics are estimating the new hit could possibly generate more revenue than […]