The Cleveland Heights LGBTQ Sci-Fi and Fantasy Role Playing Club – Doug Henderson

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"Ben stood in the basement and called upstairs, 'Mom, have you seen my dice bag up there?'" Phew, that's a title and a half! And really, the second part could have just been 'D&D group', although that might have put a few people off the book, I suppose. However, having 'discovered' D&D myself for the … Continue reading The Cleveland Heights LGBTQ Sci-Fi and Fantasy Role Playing Club – Doug Henderson

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon – Tan Dun (2000)

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A year after Chinese wire-fighting first made it to American big screens in a big way (in The Matrix), the Western cinema viewing world was wowed with something it hadn't really encountered before. Familiar martial arts movies had been the kind that starred Bruce Lee or Jackie Chan, high on the action and testosterone, with … Continue reading Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon – Tan Dun (2000)

Yesterday (2019)

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When the entire world suffers a mysterious power outage, Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is unfortunate enough to get hit by a bus. As he recovers, he slowly starts to realise that somehow the world has forgotten various, every day things: certain brands don't exist any more, certain ideas. But, most excitingly for a struggling musician … Continue reading Yesterday (2019)

Tolkien (2019)

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It seems crazy that there hasn't been a biopic of John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, almost certainly the most famous fantasy author of the 20th Century (if not all time, but only because these young folk have no sense of history ;)). Then again, his life wasn't the most gripping of sagas - his 'jam' (as … Continue reading Tolkien (2019)