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“Dunkirk” Review: Survival is Victory

“Dunkirk” Review: Survival is Victory

It is May 1940. World War II has been raging for less than a full year so far. Nazi Germany had already taken Poland and the British Expeditionary Force along with the Belgian and French armies were busy trying to stop them. When the Germans began their invasion of France and Belgium, they went through […]

Game of Thrones: Schemers & “Stormborn”

Game of Thrones: Schemers & “Stormborn”

As this tale of kings, queens, ice demons and fire dragons begins to ramp up towards its inevitable climax, it is becoming harder for the natural schemers and plotters to keep their hidden hands out of sight. That should not be a surprise. For six seasons, a number of protagonists have been able to glide […]

Game of Thrones: The End of the World & “Dragonstone”

Game of Thrones: The End of the World & “Dragonstone”

Welcome back, one and all. Welcome back to the lands of ice and fire. Welcome back to Westeros (and only Westeros this time). The wait ended and the tale — now only 12 episodes left — began to spin towards its conclusion. Whatever happens from here on out is the climax and the end of […]