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On The Battle of the Five Armies

The Battle of the Five Armies, the third film in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy, doesn’t make a lot of sense to me. I’m a weird half-fan of Tolkien. I went through “the phase” as a kid, and then I checked out … Continue reading

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Kissing and Tugging in Middle Earth

In Shadow of Mordor you take control of Powerful Manfoot, a stealthy stabman. In the much-lambasted tutorial of the game, you sneak up on your wife and give her a big smooch as your tutorial to a system that will be used … Continue reading

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