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Alice in Wonderland

April 16, 2011

Lewis Carroll’s two Wonderland books are whimsical, charming, and complete and utter nonsense. Tim Burton’s movie adaptation is disappointingly regular. And therein lies the major flaw of this film: it is far too conventional. It doesn’t at all match the absurd nature of the original tale except perhaps only in the art design. Its a […]

My 2010-2011 Oscar Predictions – Part 5: The Results

February 28, 2011

The 2010 Oscars are in the bag, and now we see how my predictions held up.  I nailed all of the acting categories again, and the writing categories this time too. I felt the show was a little lackluster this year.  Franco and Hathaway were alright, but certainly nothing special.  I was hoping for a […]

The Ten Greatest Works of Fantasy Literature

November 17, 2009

10. The Chronicles of Amber Roger Zelazny With the Amber novels, Zelazny created a very detailed and intricate fantasy universe. Fantasy fans have called this one of the most engrossing fantasy worlds they have ever read and remains a classic of modern fantasy. 9. The King of Elfland’s Daughter Lord Dunsany One of the most […]