AmaltheaElanor
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Jul 31
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Not really. But my point is to talk about the main X-Men films and their directors, rather than the standalones.

Jul 31
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I actually feel like one of the reasons why DoFP is so good is that it brought some of the best collaborative minds to the process - as the screenplay was written by Singer, Goldman, Vaughn, and Kingberg. And with Singer producing First Class and Vaughn directing, again I feel like it’s the best of both worlds. Read more

Jul 31
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To everyone questioning why Fox kept hiring Singer for these movies, my memory is that Singer was wooed away by Warner Bros because of the success of the first two films films (WB were trying to reboot after Batman and Robin and hired on Singer and Nolan) and Singer took all his writers with him (plus James Marsden - Read more

Jul 30
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I have long felt that Coulson was that cool, but strict, dad, and May the terrifying, but you know she has good intentions, mom.

Jul 30
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And how long was WoT originally supposed to be? Like six books? And it bloated to 14? And he had already started writing prequels before he died. And there’s been posthumous publication of at least one other project he had on the side. I think in his own way, he was getting burned out.
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Jul 30
2

And starting with Book 7, the books became increasingly superfluous, bogged down in too many characters and too many storylines that further distracted from the main story. Read more

Jul 29
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I really am genuinely curious as to this affliction, the same one that appears to have gripped GRR Martin, Patrick Rothfuss, and Robert Jordan back in the day, in equal measure. Read more

Jul 29
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Brandon Sanderson writes like a maniac. Even if he stalls in Stormlight Archives it’ll be because he’s working like mad on three other series. He’s more than earned the benefit of the doubt.

Jul 10
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I had a lot of questions raised over the course of the game about what was going on with Cloud and Sephiroth, and came to accept the fact that the game wasn’t going to answer any of them. It is holding things in place while saving a lot of major story beats for the next games. So it might help to know that almost Read more

Jul 10
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I love the scene from ‘In the Cards’ when he’s toadying up to Kai Winn and insisting that they’re very much alike - so she grabs his ear and says: “No. We are nothing alike. Nothing at all.”

Jul 10
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It’s interesting to me that this is your reaction, because I was going to hop on here to say the exact opposite: that I really enjoyed it because I found it accessible as a newbie. Read more