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Wonder Woman: Refreshing and Emotionally Powerful

Genre: Superhero Synopsis: Diana has grown up in a land of Amazons, isolated from the rest of the world. They are the keepers of a weapon that can defeat Ares, the god of War, waiting for the time when he … Continue reading

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Terminator: Genisys Reboots the Franchise for the 21st Century

Genre: Action/Sci-fi Synopsis: John Connor is the leader of the resistance in a world where humanity is being obliterated by Skynet, a self-aware artificial intelligence. Without him, humanity stands no chance. In the original Terminator movie from 1984, Skynet sends … Continue reading

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Pilot Season: Blindspot Has Some Potential

Synopsis: A woman (Jane) is found with tattoos covering her body, each one with some hidden meaning, possibly related to a crime-in-progress. One of those tattoos has the name of an FBI agent–Kurt Weller–and no one knows why. She can’t … Continue reading

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Mad Max: Fury Road, and the Melding of Action and Character Work

Mad Max: Fury Road Genre: Post-apocalyptic/Action Synopsis: Mad Max is a wanderer through a post-apocalyptic wasteland, when he’s captured by War Boys of Immortan Joe, a powerful and tyrannical warlord. He becomes unwittingly embroiled in an escape attempt consisting of … Continue reading

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