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Jason Streitfeld
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The Last Jedi: Character Arcs, Part 1
If it's a choice between plot and character, I'll always go for character. I can forgive enormous plot holes if the characters are compelling. Sometimes characters need to change, sometimes they don't. If they're only dealing with external conflicts, they c...
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Coco, The Book of Life: What's the Difference?
If you've seen  Coco  and The Book of Life , you've surely noticed some of the similarities. At the very least, they are both animated musicals set in Mexico on the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos). On top of that, they both feature a guitar-wielding protag...
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The Neon Gatsby
This post contains spoilers for the film, The Neon Demon. Hollywood excels at masking the shallow as profound. It is fitting, then, that a film offering a profound critique of Hollywood is widely seen as shallow. The film is Nicolas Winding Refn’s  The Neon...
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Cory Booker And That Big Pharma/Canadian Drug Issue
Cory Booker has been getting a lot of heat for being one of a dozen Democrats to vote against a recently proposed ACA amendment that would support greater US importation of prescription drugs from Canada. Since the amendment in question has Bernie Sanders' ...
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The Neon Gatsby
This post contains spoilers for the film, The Neon Demon. Hollywood excels at masking the shallow as profound. It is fitting, then, that a film offering a profound critique of Hollywood is widely seen as shallow. The film is Nicholas Winding Refn’s  The Neo...
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In a new video , filmmaker Michael Cooke taps into all the anger, frustration and disappointment that Sanders' supporters are feeling in the wake of the Democratic Party's primary voting process. His main contention is, "We don't know who won the Democratic...
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Clinton Has Won According To Bernie's Own Rules
Clinton won New Jersey by over 60 percent of the vote. This is the fourteenth contest she has won by 60 or more percent of the vote. Why is that a significant number? Because Bernie says anyone who has won by that margin should also get the superdelegates,...
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Will Bernie Follow His Own Rule?
Bernie has argued that superdelegates should follow the will of the voters in states and territories which have been won by very large margins.  In other words, if a candidate has won "60 or 70 percent" of the vote, he says, then the superdelegates from tha...
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Bernie's (False?) Promise
Whenever Bernie is asked about the possibility of losing the nomination, he says exactly the same thing: He promises to do whatever is in his power to make sure Trump is not elected President.  Isn't that odd? And isn't it odd that nobody is calling him out...
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