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Suspension Of Disbelief: Skyrim

So, a year after people with money to spend bought the game I took advantage of the January sales and bought The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, which happened to come with a T-shirt, a tie-in novel, a few cards of concept art, and a CD with the soundtrack and some …

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Suspension of Disbelief: WWW Trilogy

What would happen if an alternate universe was discovered where the Neanderthals replaced Humans? What if extremely technologically advanced alien visitors told us that there is incontrovertible proof that something like a god existed in the universe? What if everyone suddenly blacked out for 90 seconds and saw their futures …

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Suspension of Disbelief: Rise of the Guardians

Did you ever hear of a movie where Jack Frost, Santa, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman and a very sassy Easter Bunny team up to fight the forces of evil? Because that movie is Rise of the Guardians, and it is delightful!

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Suspension of Disbelief: The Hobbit

A couple of weeks ago, in preparation for the release of this movie, I watched the extended version of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. That actually may have been a bad idea… Don’t go into this movie expecting to see LOTR, because I did and it made me massively …

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Suspension of Disbelief: The Night Circus

I have a soft spot for circuses. I think it has something to do with my obsession with elephants. I also love magic. Witches are always my favorite characters and people who can do “magic” (like at parties) completely captivate me. This book, The Night Circus, immediately appealed to me. …

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Suspension of Disbelief: Once Upon a Time

I like a good fantasy. Especially if it involves swashbuckling sword fights. And curses. And dragons. There isn’t a lot of good fantasy on television. At least the television I have access to. That’s why I was intrigued when ABC premiered Once Upon a Time last year. Title: Once Upon …

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Suspension of Disbelief: Skyfall

Suspension of Disbelief is a weekly feature, in which we review movies, books, TV shows, and other popular culture for the skeptical teen. Title: Skyfall Director: Sam Mendes Starring: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Naomie Harris, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes Despite (or maybe because of) growing up Bond-obsessed father, I never …

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Suspension of Disbelief: Wreck it Ralph

How exciting… Sitting there watching previews during another movie and you see pac-man ghosts, Robotnik and Bowser all coming together for a new movie. Wreck it Ralph quickly became one of my top “must see”s of the year. Name: Wreck it Ralph Director: Rich Moore (a Disney film) Voices: Sarah …

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