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Putting Faces to Our Nightmares

You may not know their names by heart but you know their performances. They give life to those fantastical characters essential to their genres. They both haunt you and charm you, for you cannot but watch them work, even if their visage makes you quail (or squeal because they’re adorable! I mean, right??).

Here are a handful of my favorite creature actors, and the roles they’ve embodied. Cheers to them all and their dedicated hours in makeup, prosthetics, and CGI execution.  Continue reading Putting Faces to Our Nightmares

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Review: Et Tu, Koba?

Warning: Spoilers follow.

I just got back from seeing Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and honestly, I didn’t expect to enjoy it as much as it did. I’m not going to make a full, “official” review of it here–simply because there are plenty of reviews out there already, and also because there’s a lot I wouldn’t remember, and therefore would be unable to do it justice.

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