Ashley Pauls

Comic book review: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Kylo Ren’+

The Star Wars saga has already covered — quite extensively — the fall of Anakin Skywalker and the rise of...

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Better Late than Never blog series…goes west: Netflix miniseries ‘Godless’ (2017) – Part 2+

Well, when I posted the first part of my review of the Netflix miniseries “Godless” back on March 5, I...

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Why being a geek brings me joy, even in uncertain times+

I was planning to spend this weekend getting ready for Planet Comicon, the regional geek convention my dad and I...

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Better Late than Never blog series…goes west: Netflix miniseries ‘Godless’ (2017) – Part 1+

For a number of years, it seemed like television was looked on as a lesser art form than film. But...

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Better Late than Never blog series…goes west: ‘Hell or High Water’ (2016)+

So technically, “Hell or High Water” (2016) wasn’t on my original short list of films to watch for the “Better...

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Movie review: Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)+

The new DC Comics movie “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)” made about $33 million...

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Better Late than Never blog series…goes west: ‘Young Guns’ (1988)+

So far I’ve really enjoyed all four Westerns I’ve watched for this blog series (actually five if you count the...

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Better Late than Never blog series…goes west: ‘The Quick and the Dead’ (1995)+

When it comes to Westerns, I’ve learned that the magic word for me is “revisionist.” “Revisionist Westerns” are a subgenre...

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Better Late than Never blog series…goes west: A tale of two Westerns – comparing the 1969 and 2010 versions of ‘True Grit’+

I’m pretty sure that I’ve already confessed on my blog at some point that I’m not the biggest fan of...

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Better Late than Never blog series…goes west: ‘Tombstone’ (1993)+

In some ways, the Western genre is just as much about fantasy as it is about history. Classic Westerns present...

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