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Jessica Jones, Season 3: The Triumph and Tragedy

The third and final season of Jessica Jones is the last installment of Netflix’s Defenders-based corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Unless some sort of miracle occurs, it will probably be the last we see of any of these properties. I … Continue reading

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State of the Cineverse, 2019

It’s been about two years since I last commented on cinematic universes. For all of those two years, there was always something happening, something still in progress. Now, we stand at a moment where there have been multiple endings, several … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #239: A Father’s Simple Devotion

“You are the love of my life. Everything I have, and everything I am, is yours. Forever.” – Barney Stinson, How I Met Your Mother Season 9, Episode 23-24, “Last Forever” I consider it one of life’s great, humorous ironies … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #236: What They Died For

“Don’t fight for your king, and don’t fight for his kingdom! Don’t fight for honor, don’t fight for glory! Don’t fight for riches, because you won’t get any! This is your city, Stannis means to sack! That’s your gate he’s … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #234: Hope Defies the Lie

“I want to go home. I want to find my family!” “We are your family! You have nothing without us!” “You’re wrong. I have hope.” – Del & Lia, Cloak and Dagger Season 2, Episode 7, “Vikingtown Sound” This is … Continue reading

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I Will Marvel at Cloak and Dagger

I was a little late to the first season of Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger, but I am catching the second season as it airs this time. I’ve decided to add it to my weekly lineup for commentary. It’s seasons may be … Continue reading

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Set Sail With Black Sails

It’s historical fiction. That is, it’s fiction that draws on reality, real events, places, and people, and mixes them together with purely imagined events, places, and people. At first, it presents itself as a prequel to the events of Treasure Island, a … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #227: The Meaning of Strength

“Being strong does not mean you have to be a criminal.” – Leslie Thompkins-Gordon, Gotham Season 5, Episode 10, “I Am Bane” This is one that sounds like it should be common sense, ya know? I mean, when we think … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #225: Pain is a Teacher

“Every hurt is a lesson and every lesson makes you better.” – Arya Stark, quoting Syrio Forel, Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 4, “Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things” Arya is probably one of the most popular characters in the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #224: For Each Other

“Part of being a family is that we can be strong for each other.” – Bruce Wayne, Gotham Season 5, Episode 8, “Nothing Shocks” This quote comes pretty late in the series, towards the end. Throughout the entire previous show, … Continue reading

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