Ashley Pauls

A blog of ice and fire: Thoughts on Game of Thrones season 8 (spoilers!)+

After four months of gasping, cheering, and yelling at the TV, my journey through Game of Thrones came to an...

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A blog of ice and fire: Thoughts on Game of Thrones season 7 (spoilers!)+

The first six seasons of Game of Thrones were a slow-burn build-up, full of simmering tension, constantly shifting alliances, and...

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A blog of ice and fire: Thoughts on Game of Thrones season 6 (spoilers!)+

Jon Snow lives! I feel like I don’t even need to put a spoiler tag on that particular revelation, because...

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A blog of ice and fire: Thoughts on Game of Thrones seasons 4 & 5+

I’m still mad about the infamous “red wedding,” but nevertheless, my first-time viewing of Game of Thrones continues with seasons...

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Quick review: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ offers summer popcorn movie fun+

I don’t know what it was about that first trailer for “Hobbs & Shaw,” the latest in the Fast and...

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Movie review: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ returns to Tinseltown’s golden age+

Up until about five years ago, I’d never seen a Quentin Tarantino film. Other films fans would lovingly give me...

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A blog of ice and fire: Thoughts on Game of Thrones seasons 2 & 3+

“If you think this has a happy ending, you haven’t been paying attention.” If there’s one bit of dialogue you...

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Cash-grab rehash or creative re-imagining? Thoughts on the Disney live action remakes+

While not all of Disney’s live action remakes of their animated classics have been a hit with critics, they do...

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Movie review: Is ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ a worthy follow-up to ‘Endgame’?+

“Avengers: Endgame” is, admittedly, a tough act to follow. How do you continue the franchise after an epic, three-hour film...

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Learning to let go: Quick movie reviews for ‘Yesterday’ and ‘Toy Story 4’+

How do you let go of a dream that you’ve been holding onto for so long that it’s become a...

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