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Monthly Archive: November, 2013

“About Time” Review

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I will keep this brief. There isn’t precisely a lot to say on Richard Curtis‘s latest effort, About Time. That isn’t due to lack of substance or quality, but because it is just such… Continue reading

Additional Thoughts on The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

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I wanted to take a moment to jot down a few thoughts as an addendum to Snippets’ official review of Catching Fire from Tim Combatti. I wanted to write on why it works so well.… Continue reading

“Ender’s Game” Review

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Ender’s Game is an unfilmable novel as it stands. Firstly it follows a six year old boy genius as he is warped into a military leader by unethical teachers. Secondly the novel takes place… Continue reading

“Hunger Games: Catching Fire” Review

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Let me preface this review with the fact that I am a huge fan of the Hunger Games series. I started the first book when I caught word the movies were going into… Continue reading

Mobile Gaming: Geronimo! “Doctor Who: Legacy” is Fantastic and Brilliant

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Timed nearly perfectly to coincide with the widely viewed “Day of the Doctor” 50th anniversary special, the wickedly entertaining video game Doctor Who: Legacy was made available today for iOS and Android devices, developed by… Continue reading

Must Watch Thanksgiving Episodes of All Your Favorite Shows

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With the delicious holiday just days away here is a list of great Thanksgiving episodes to get you in the mood. Some of them are even on Netflix. Friends Every season Friends put… Continue reading

More Reactions to “The Day of the Doctor”

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Warning: Doctor Who “The Day of the Doctor” episode spoilers below! (You know what River says.) I was a little worried about all the fanfare surrounding last Saturday’s Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special.… Continue reading

Doctor Who: Corey’s Reactions to “The Day of the Doctor”

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Warning: Spoilers for the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special Below “Great men are forged in fire. It is the privilege of lesser men to light the flame.” Coming off a week long bender… Continue reading

Liam’s Reactions to “The Day of the Doctor”

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The Day of the Doctor appropriately celebrates 50 years of collected history while looking to the future, and it looks bright. My immediate reaction to the special episode is best summed up with one… Continue reading

Erik’s Reactions to “The Day of the Doctor”

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The 50th Anniversary special promised so much to the loyal fans of Doctor Who: the first appearance of David Tennant in the role since 2010, the inclusion of first class actor John Hurt… Continue reading

Ric’s Reactions to “The Day of The Doctor”

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Warning: Spoilers for the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special Below “Everybody lives, Rose! Just this once – everybody lives!” Wow! First off, I have to say that I really enjoyed The Day of… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: Preparing for “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (Pt. 2)

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Welcome to Part II of Snippet Studios’ preparation for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug! Today we will be looking at the darkly charismatic Richard Armitage. His two performances discussed below prove that… Continue reading

Snack Review: Wavy Lay’s Potato Chips Dipped In Milk Chocolate

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There are certain innovations that blow your mind when you think about the creativity of the individual responsible for its introduction. Then there are creations that leave you wondering why they took so… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: Preparing for “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (Pt. 1)

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All of us here at Snippet Studios are very excited for the release of the second installment of The Hobbit trilogy: The Desolation of Smaug. Ever wonder what Martin Freeman worked on before wielding… Continue reading

“Thor: The Dark World” Review

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Coming off the success of The Avengers, Marvel’s Phase Two began earlier this year with Iron Man 3, which was a great return to the character we’ve loved since the first Iron Man… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “Olympus Has Fallen”

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When was the last time a foreign power attacked the White House? 1814. Secret Service agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) is one of President Benjamin Asher’s (Aaron Eckhart) most trusted protectors. When an… Continue reading

“Enough Said” Movie Review

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When you think about coming of age stories (“bildungsroman”), you probably think about formative summers or teenagers bumbling about trying to “find themselves” and fall in love. You probably think of films like The… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “Rogue Trader”

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How much money do you need to bankrupt a bank? About 800 million pounds. No one knows this better than Nick Leeson (Ewan McGregor). Based on true events, Rogue Trader is the story… Continue reading

“Thor: The Dark World” – What You Need to Know

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This Friday marks the premier of Thor: The Dark World, and judging from the trailers and information pertaining to the film, it looks to be like Godfather II or Empire Strikes Back in… Continue reading

Burger King Grills Up the Big Mac Slayer: Big Mac vs. the “Big King”

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“Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles and onions on a sesame seed bun!” This jingle first hit the airwaves in the 1970’s and has been dancing around the minds of fast-food… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “Coupling”

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Things get complicated when you date your friends. What about your friends’ friends? Steve (Jack Davenport) is determined to break up with his girlfriend, Jane (Gina Bellman), no matter how difficult she makes… Continue reading

McDonald’s Updates its Value Menu: Higher Prices, Same Great Taste

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In 2002 McDonald’s revolutionized the fast food industry when it launched the Dollar Menu on a national scale. The Dollar Menu – available for both the breakfast and lunch/dinner crowds – allowed McDonald’s customers… Continue reading