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“Thor: The Dark World” – Marvel’s CBM Crossroad

11 Nov

Thor: The Dark World, (or TTDW) is pleasing to most Comic book movie fan audiences. If you are keeping up with the CBM’s, you probably like Marvel entertainments crop of recent films. If you’re viewing is more incidental than committed then you may be solely be keeping up with general developments in contemporary action-adventure films. Marvel has a range of films characters and properties at other studios, and their main competition DC Comics hasn’t produced enough films to really stand out as a consistent challenger.  Still the recent “Dark Knight” trilogy and “Man of Steel” box office are raising expectations.  Making excellent use of CGI technology and production craft, clearly fan appreciation rivals the kind of fan reception that used to accompany Westerns in the mid 20th century.  If you think that means all things are rosy in comic book movie genre, despite some impressive consistencies in story telling, we want to encourage a more critical reception. Without venturing into spoiler territory, we will explore what we’re getting in these movies.

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Hollywood Celebrity Role Models

7 Mar

3rd. Article in our series Bringing Spirituality back to Hollywood

By Littlebells

Every child, teen, and adult has at least one person they look up to.   Some of the most popular role models are family members, friends, teachers or mentors, churchgoers, and celebrities.  For the most part, people have a personal connection or interaction with their role model.  However, when it comes to celebrities, it is their image, public representation, and usually financial status that attract our attention.

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