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He Could See What No One Else Can: Grimm

When homicide investigator Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli) of the Portland Police Department learns he is descended from a line of “guardians” known as “Grimms”, he is charged with keeping balance between humanity and the mythological creatures of the world. These … Continue reading

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A Whisper Among Friends: The Winter Soldier

When the opportunity arose for me to go and watch the latest Marvel offering Captain America: The Winter Soldier, I leapt at the chance. Although each film from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is technically a stand-alone piece, each fits … Continue reading

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Fandom As: An Answer to the Question ‘Why?’

Oh Wanderers. This past fortnight has flown by and I once again find myself at the computer wondering what to write. Of course, everywhere I look there’s inspiration, but for this issue I want to explore something dear to all … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem: Dead Poets Society

Wanderers, we return with a review of a classic film: Dead Poets Society. Made in 1989, directed by Peter Weir, and starring Robin Williams in an early role, the film epitomises and caricatures the upper-class end of the 1950’s American … Continue reading

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Fandom As a Way of Connecting with Those You’re Close To

Wanderers, it’s been a while, but I’m so glad to be back. In my time away, I’ve had a lot of time to reflect on what fandom actually means to me, and the impact it has on my day-to-day life. … Continue reading

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Welcome to Level 7: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D

Oh Wanderers, when I saw the request for a review of Marvels’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ping into our inbox, I couldn’t help the little burst of excitement which zipped through me. Arguably created for the fans of The Avengers, Agents … Continue reading

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He’s the Hero Gotham Deserves, But Not the One It Needs: Batman – The Dark Knight

So here it is, the response to our request for a review of Batman from the-blog-of-blogyness on Tumblr. I’m only sorry it’s taken so long! Ok, so for my review of Batman I chose The Dark Knight. This is for … Continue reading

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The Suspension of Disbelief: Why Theatre is Still Relevant

Oh Wanderers, many of you will have experienced the joy of the theatre, and will probably think me silly for even entertaining the following question: Why is theatre still relevant in a world with films and TV programmes? For the … Continue reading

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Fandom as… Expression of Gender and Sexuality

“Fandom is female. Fandom is male. Fandom lets female play at being male. Fandom bends gender, straight, gay, prude, promiscuous… Fandom doesn’t care about norms or taboos or boundaries. Fandom cares too much about norms and taboos and boundaries…Fandom knows … Continue reading

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Conceal, Don’t Feel: Frozen

Oh Wanderers, Wanderers. I’ve been putting off writing this review, much to the Editor’s dismay, but I had to get past the over excitement. I saw Frozen last week, and I can’t get it off my mind. With beautiful animation, … Continue reading

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