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Andy Poole

Some say that the pen is mightier than the sword, but Andy Poole brandishes both. He lives in Raleigh, NC where he writes fantasy stories from a second-story room doubling as a library and Medieval armory. His writing style is inspired from influences as varied as Victorian Gothic literature and 80s thrillers like Miami Vice. When he's not building new worlds or saving our own, he likes to interact with his followers through Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/andypoolethewriter and Twitter at @andypoolewriter. You can also reach him at by email at [email protected]

Lego Assembles New “The Lego Batman Movie” Content and Inspires Fans to “Build Something Batman”

 “The Lego Batman Movie” swooped  into theaters everywhere, but there’s more content for Bat-fans to enjoy after the credits. Lego posted a series of online mini-movies that connect characters from “The Lego Batman Movie” to related Lego products. Each video tells a brief story about each Lego set related to the movie, often ending with a twist representing the creativity ...

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“The Lego Batman Movie” Builds Witty Commentary on Superheroes

When Batman showed up as a mini-figure in “The Lego Movie” three years ago, he was easily “the most talented, most interesting, and most extraordinary person” in the movie. Now he returns to the Lego universe in “The Lego Batman Movie” and delivers a performance so metal that even Ozzy Osbourne will would have second thoughts about biting him. “The ...

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New Indiana Jones Animated Movie a Must-See!

Indiana Jones Animated Movie

New Adventure, Travel-Sized It’s time to dust off your whip and fedora, because Indiana Jones is back for another adventure!  No, I’m not talking about Indy 5; I’m talking about “The Adventures of Indiana Jones,” an animated movie by Patrick Schoenmaker. And because it has everything fans want, it’s a must-see! The globe-trotting hero embarks on a quest to find another ...

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Supervillains Steal the Spotlight in DC’s “Suicide Squad”

  The Avengers. The Justice League. Sometimes, situations get so bad that it takes more than one superhero to deal with them. And then there are times when the government is desperate enough to employ the very villains the heroes fought and caught in the first place—justified, of course, by “regulating” them.    This is the premise of “Suicide Squad,” ...

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Master and Padawan: New Hope through Mentoring

“Pass on What You Have Learned”   You don’t have to go to a galaxy far, far, away to find Jedi Masters mentoring their Padawans. Ann has built such a relationship with Avery in the state of North Carolina. Their bond stands out for two reasons: First, Ann is Avery’s mentor mom, and second, Avery isn’t nearly as excited about ...

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How Your Guardian VidAngel Is Changing How We Watch Movies

Internet technology has come a long way in every sphere of life, including how we watch TV. Television show die-hards once gathered across cyberspace to discuss the latest nail-biting episode of their favorite shows. Now they can binge-watch entire seasons at a time through streaming services, ranging from subscription plans to video on demand (VOD). The rise of streaming posed ...

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Motives and Means Mar Morals in “Batman V Superman”

  “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” ~ Abraham Lincoln An alien ship hovers over the city. People panic, trapped in traffic and office buildings. Many try to run, jostling into each other before the threat from the sky unloads a deadly payload. One hero can stop the ...

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Indiana Jones 5: Disney gets cracking on new adventure

  The rumors are real: Harrison Ford will once more don the iconic fedora as Indiana Jones for a fifth screen adventure, according to an official announcement by Disney Tuesday. As Disney disinterred their plans for the new film, the public discovered that Ford will be joined by director Stephen Spielberg and producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall. Fans can ...

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Rebooted Conspiracies: Review of the X-Files Revival So Far

  After a fourteen-year hiatus, “The X-Files” have been reopened for a special six-episode event on Fox, kicking off with a two-night special premier. Agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) are back investigating paranormal phenomena for the FBI, only this time their cases are more clandestine than before—the Files themselves are missing, and their assignments are ...

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The Highwayman Comes Riding in “Beyond the Mask”

The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees. The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas. The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor, And the highwayman came riding— Riding—riding— The highwayman came riding, up to the old inn-door. He’d a French cocked-hat on his forehead, a bunch of lace at his ...

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