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THE VAMPIRE DIARIES RECAP AND REVIEW: “I’D LEAVE MY HAPPY HOME FOR YOU”

Legion contributor Dash Williams is recapping and reviewing The Vampire Diaries for us this season. Follow them on Twitter @DashKnowsAll! and follow her for gaming news at How Do I Jump? Follow on twitter at @hd1jump Closing in on the end of the season, this weeks I’d Leave My Happy Home for You takes the dangerous places we left everyone last...

VIKINGS REVIEWCAP #4: S03E04 “SCARRED”

Previously, on Vikings, fireside stories freaked Siggy out, the Seer’s got nothin’, Lagertha hooked up with King Ecbert, Athelstan did not hook up with Lady Judith but boy does she want him to, Kwenthrith the would be puppet princess of Mercia is all touchy grabby on everyone and also totally nuts, the Vikings lost one of their own and killed...

Review: Insurgent

Robert Schwentke’s Insurgent is a massively stupid movie. It’s the kind of sci-fi claptrap that disappears so deeply up its own mythology, that it begins to teeter into some sort of surrealist storytelling experiment rather than an actual story. I would compare it to Paul W.S. Anderson’s Resident Evil films, but with classier...

Review: Cinderella

From a feminist standpoint, Cinderella has always been a problematic story. Cinderella herself has always lacked, by necessity, any agency in her own story (a story that goes back to the 17th century). She is defined less by her actions and ability to rise above, as she is by her shining scrupulous goodness and endearing tenacity in the face of...

Review: Fifty Shades of Grey

Here in Los Angeles, deep in the recesses of West Hollywood, we have an adult supply superstore called The Pleasure Chest. If you need any exotic unction, article of translucent clothing, or piece of hardware even remotely collected to human sexual activity, they probably have it in stock. I have indeed been to The Pleasure Chest. The store is...