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Double Or Nothing by Craig Schaefer (Reviewed by Mihir Wanchoo)

Official Author Website Order Double Or Nothing HERE Read Fantasy Book Critic's review of The Long Way Down Read Fantasy Book Critic's review of The White Gold Score Read Fantasy Book Critic's review of Redemption Song Read Fantasy Book...Show More Summary

RE-REVIEW: The Price Of Faith by Rob J. Hayes (reviewed by Mihir Wanchoo)

Official Author WebsiteOrder The Price of Faith Over HERE (USA) & HERE (UK)Read Fantasy Book Critic's review of The Heresy WithinRead Fantasy Book Critic's review of The Colour Of VengeanceRead Fantasy Book Critic's review of Where Loyalties...Show More Summary

Colin Trevorrow Responds to 'Book of Henry's Negative Reviews

The reviews for Colin Trevorrow‘s new drama The Book of Henry were very negative and now the director is speaking out about the criticism of the film. “It’s a little heartbreaking, without getting too personal, and I think it’s just because it came to us as a bit of a shock,” the director said in [...]

The Sins of Book Reviewers

There is the critical sin of covetousness, which may cause the book critic to seek fame at the expense of the author whose work he exploits. The closely associated sin of envy leads to the denigration of the work of others for the hidden purpose of self-aggrandizement. Show More Summary

RE-REVIEW: The Heresy Within by Rob J. Hayes (Reviewed by Mihir Wanchoo)

Official Author WebsiteRead Fantasy Book Critic's review of The Heresy WithinOrder The Heresy Within Over HERE (USA) & HERE (UK) Read Fantasy Book Critic's review of Where Loyalties LieRead Fantasy Book Critic's review of It Takes AShow More Summary

Director Colin Trevorrow Is Pretty Sad About Those ‘Heartbreaking’ Book of Henry Reviews

Director Colin Trevorrow has really taken his lumps lately. His newest movie, The Book of Henry, is getting flayed by critics, and this has lead to the inevitable Internet speculation about whether or not he should even be allowed to direct Star Wars: Episode IX. Straight-talking fellow that he is, ... More »

Some Wikileaks Reading

Critical writings on Wikileaks always seem to stir the hornet’s nest around these parts. So, in that spirit, here’s Sue Halperin reviewing a new documentary on Julian Assange, Risk, in the New York Review of Books: Most egregious, perhaps, was Assange’s collaboration with Israel Shamir, an unapologetic anti-Semite and Putin ally to whom Assange handed over all […]

The Book of Henry Is About What?!? An Explanation.

This post contains spoilers for The Book of Henry, if “spoils” is a word that can be said to apply here. The Book of Henry is being trashed by critics—and it probably deserves it. But if you’re curious about the movie critics are calling...Show More Summary

Colin Trevorrow Asked Rian Johnson to Add Something to ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ That Will Pay Off in ‘Episode 9’

Director Colin Trevorrow’s latest film, The Book of Henry, spent the past few days being absolutely hammered by critics, sitting at 25% on Rotten Tomatoes at the time of this writing. But the director seems to be taking all of the negative...Show More Summary

Ian Malcolm’s Return in ‘Jurassic World 2’ Will Please Fans of the Original Novel

This weekend has not been kind to Colin Trevorrow, whose passion project The Book of Henry was lambasted by critics and put the goodwill surrounding him as the choice to direct Star Wars: Episode 9 at risk. But people still kinda liked...Show More Summary

The Castle Doctrine by Craig Schaefer (Reviewed by Mihir Wanchoo)

Official Author Website Order The Castle Doctrine HERE Read Fantasy Book Critic's review of The Long Way Down Read Fantasy Book Critic's review of The White Gold Score Read Fantasy Book Critic's review of Redemption Song Read Fantasy...Show More Summary

On the evolution of film commentary, the pull of critical tides and The Book of Henry.

Ain't It Cool's Eric "Quint" Vespe takes a look at the current state of film criticism and how it relates to the dog-piling on Colin Trevorrow's THE BOOK OF HENRY. Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. There's a lot of conspiracy theories about film critics. Show More Summary

Could The Book of Henry’s Critical Drubbing Really Affect Colin Trevorrow’s Star Wars Gig?

Considering how quickly Colin Trevorrow’s star has risen, it’s always a little bracing to remember that The Book of Henry, which comes out this week, is just his third film. His first was Safety Not Guaranteed, a movie that’s since become one of the more quietly influential releases of the ... More »

Capone reviews the flawed, slightly insane but undeniably interesting THE BOOK OF HENRY

Capone reviews the flawed, slightly insane but undeniably interesting THE BOOK OF HENRY Read the full article on AICN Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. More than one person has suggested that critics has their knives sharpened in...Show More Summary

Will Star Wars 9 Director Get Fired Over Scathing Book of Henry Reviews?

Critics hate Colin Trevorrow's new movie Book of Henry, but does that spell doom for his directorial gig on Star Wars: Episode XI?

The complicated, feminist history of Wonder Woman’s odd origin story

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In this great piece for Vulture, pop culture critic and Wonder Woman aficionado Angelica Jade Bastién digs into Diana’s Prince comic book origin story. Unlike Batman and Superman, whose backstories are both iconic and straightforward, Wonder Woman’s origin is a little weirder and a little less familiar to mass audiences. Show More Summary

IN WHICH I EXPLAIN WHY ACADEMICS THINK QUALITY LITERATURE MUST CONTAIN SOCIAL JUSTICE: Wondering why…

IN WHICH I EXPLAIN WHY ACADEMICS THINK QUALITY LITERATURE MUST CONTAIN SOCIAL JUSTICE: Wondering why professors and critics think that some books are great, while you find them sermons in progressivism?  Wonder no more.  In the Kingdom of the Blind Marxist. (He who can make up a victimhood story is king.)

The Best of bell hooks: Life, Writings, Quotes, and Books

An introduction to the life, books, and writings of feminist theorist, writer, and cultural critic, bell hooks. The post The Best of bell hooks: Life, Writings, Quotes, and Books appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Here’s What Critics Are Saying About the Utterly Bonkers The Book of Henry

The first reviews for Colin Trevorrow’s The Book of Henry are in, and they are brutal. The movie, which follows an extremely precocious kid (Jaeden Lieberher) and his his mother (Naomi Watts), is a genre-bending blend of family drama...Show More Summary

Second Sight

Teju Cole—novelist, essayist, photographer, and photography critic—has crafted a body of work marked by a stunning subterranean unity. Reading any one of his books is like stumbling upon the exposed tip of a massive underground landmass, one that he’s spent the better part of a decade mapping but the entirety of which he has yet to image. Show More Summary

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