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Weekly update: I don’t think he was medieval scholar

Greetings, Gothamites!

It’s been a busy week in pop culture for me with the release of Godzilla II and the TV adaptation of Joe Hill’s NOS4A2. I also managed to finish up season 11 of RuPaul’s Drag Race and season three of Santa Clarita Diet while squeezing in Oculus. Not too shabby, in my humble opinion.  Continue reading Weekly update: I don’t think he was medieval scholar

Weekly update: Teen Titans, go! 

Greetings, Gothamites!

Happy February! I saw this tweet late last month and it speaks to me on a deep level.

This week I’ve started watching both season three of True Detective and the limited series I Am the Night. They both seem quite promising at episodes two and one respectively. I’m looking forward to continuing on with them and will update you on them as I finish them. Continue reading Weekly update: Teen Titans, go! 

RuPaul’s Drag Race: Season Eight

Review by CJ

Judges:
RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Ross Matthews, Carson Kressley 

Contestants:
Acid Betty, Bob the Drag Queen, Chi Chi DeVayne, Cynthia Lee Fontaine, Dax ExclamationPoint, Derrick Barry, Kim Chi, Laila McQueen, Naomi Smalls, Naysha Lopez, Robbie Turner, Thorgy Thor

Guest judges/special guests:
Bebe Zahara Benet, Tyra Sanchez, Raja, Sharon Needles, Chad Michaels, Jinkx Monsoon, Violet Chachki, Raven, Shannel, Morgan McMichaels, Latrice Royale, Nicole Richie, Mathu Andersen, Lucian Piane, Jamal Sims, Ester Dean, Ab Soto, Faith Evans, Tasha Smith, Debbie Harry, Chris Stein, Gigi Hadid, Chanel Iman, Marc Jacobs, Todrick Hall, Thomas Roberts, Vivica A. Fox, Amy Sedaris, David Sedaris, Bianca Del Rio, Carol Channing, Margaret Cho, Nancy Grace, Lena Headey

Running time:
41-61 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
10

 

Twelve queens to compete for the title of America’s Next Drag Superstar and $100,000 by competing in an assortment of challenges and runway looks that test their skills in the art of drag.

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
David Yates

Starring:
Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol, Dan Fogler, Jude Law, Johnny Depp, Zoë Kravitz, Ezra Miller, Claudia Kim

Running time:
134 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Harry Potter series, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

 

As the dark wizard Grindelwald (Depp) rallies his followers, it falls to Newt Scamander (Redmayne) and his comrades to protect the wizard and muggle worlds.

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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Bryan Singer

Starring:
Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joe Mazzello, Lucy Boynton

Other notable appearances:
Aidan Gillen, Allen Leech, Tom Hollander, Mike Myers, Aaron McCusker

Running time:
134 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Greatest Showman, The Doors, Rock of Ages

 

The story of rock legends Freddie Mercury (Malek), Brian May (Lee), Roger Taylor (Hardy) and John Deacon (Mazzello) — four men who came together to change the face of rock and roll forever.

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The Outsider by Stephen King (2018)

Review by CJ

Page count:
561 pages

ISBN:
9781501180989 

 

When an 11-year-old boy is horrifically murdered, all of the evidence points to the small town’s Little League coach, Terry Maitland.

It is only after Terry is publicly arrested that strong evidence is discovered that also proves his innocence.

With solid evidence indicating that Maitland both is and isn’t the murderer, it is up to a small group of officials and concerned citizens to uncover the truth — no matter how bizarre it may seem.

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