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$5 Bin Film School: David Fincher

Ever look around your living room and think, “I have too many movies”? No? Well, I do, and that’s what this blog series is all about. $5 Bin Film School is my attempt to work through the bargain bin/Half Price Books discount DVDs and Blus that I have accrued over the years. Some posts will be composed […]

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In Stephen King’s ‘The Outsider,’ the light’s winning — barely

In Stephen King’s latest, “The Outsider,” out now, a police detective and a forensic private investigator track down a shapeshifting boogeyman who likes to frame people for sadistic crimes. A local baseball coach is accused of violently assaulting and murdering a young boy. There’s equal proof of both that he definitely wasn’t at the crime […]

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Searching for forgiveness and redemption in ‘L.A. Noire’

“Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless!” — Ecclesiastes 1:2 “What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.” — Ecclesiastes 1:9 In Rockstar Games’ 2011 hit “L.A. Noire,” you are Cole Phelps, a former Marine, WWII Pacific Theater vet and current detective with the Los Angeles Police Department. The […]

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