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Wolverine and Historical Accuracy

Famous movie critic Roger Ebert has a bone to pick with the history behind X-Men Origins: Wolverine, a Fox movie that came out in theaters last weekend, and which is a story about the origins of the Marvel superhero Logan/Wolverine … Continue reading

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Scott Reiniger, Prince of Ghor

In today’s completely random note of trivia, it turns out that Scott Reiniger, a minor horror film actor best known for his role as the ill-fated police officer in the 1978 zombie cult film Dawn of the Dead (and who … Continue reading

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Taras Bulba and Euphorias of Hatred

Taras Bulba is a Russian classic, based on Ukrainian folk mythology, written by the famous writer Nikolai Golga. It is a brutal, quasi-historical tale about a bloody Cossack revolt in the Ukraine fighting against invading forces from Poland. When the … Continue reading

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