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Make The Version You Imagined: Episode 1: Blood Dolls

Now a new series. If you’re like me, you build up an idea of a movie in your mind before you see it, based on pop culture osmosis, what you’ve seen, what you’ve heard, and, back in the day, the tape box when you’re wandering the aisles of the video store looking at the...

My Simpsons Finale

Series finales, am I right? They can be a defining point, something people remember about the show as a whole. And when they’re good, they can be really good. Like, the best episodes of television ever good. Even when they’re controversial, they’re memorable, and people keep on talking. It can be hard to wrap...