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“Edge of Tomorrow” Review

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It is easy to deride the state of the modern blockbuster. Sometimes it feels like we have been overwhelmed by Transformers, Marvel and their clones, remakes, reboots, reimaginings, adaptations, and recreations. Each of… Continue reading

Best of Netflix: “Mud” (2012)

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Some of the best films out there are the ones you just can’t watch casually. They are almost a task to watch because of their gravity, and when you reach the end, they weigh heavily… Continue reading

Gary’s Pokemon Training Tips: How to Be the Very Best Like No One Ever Was (Even More)

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Hey boys and girls. Gary Oak the super Boss man is here and back in business. I’ve been busy lately being awesome, most recently via a mountain conquest with my fellow awesome pals… Continue reading

Who is Jon Snow’s Mum? The R + L = J Theory Explained for Show-Watchers

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This is about as spoilery as spoilery can get. For those of you who only watch the show, these are some major book spoilers. What I’m going to reveal comes from the Song… Continue reading

Critics Be Damned: In Defense of “The Fault in Our Stars”

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Note: This article contains spoilers for the film The Fault in Our Stars, so read only if you don’t mind and/or have already seen it. One of the annoying things about writing movie… Continue reading

“The Fault in Our Stars” Movie Review

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Somewhere along the winding road of my early twenties, I found a YouTube channel called vlogbrothers. It’s description: “Raising nerdy to the power of awesome.” Using vlogbrothers, two exceptionally nerdy brothers, Hank and John, post nerdy selfie… Continue reading

“August: Osage County” Movie Review

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For some reason the only time I even heard of August: Osage County was when awards season was upon us. Maybe I don’t watch enough TV and missed the trailers. Maybe it’s just… Continue reading

Troy’s Top 10 Fictional Fast Food Restaurants

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When a movie or television show wants to set one of their scenes at a fast food restaurant they have two choices: arrange a shoot with an established fast food chain and possibly… Continue reading

Snippets Podcast: Corey and Liam Tackle “Godzilla”

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Corey and Liam carved out some time recently to chat over all the best aspects of the smashing box office success by Gareth Edwards: Godzilla. If you’d like to, take a look at… Continue reading

“A Million Ways to Die in the West” Movie Review

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A Million Ways to Die in the West is Seth MacFarlane‘s next step in feature-length films after the moderate success of Ted. MacFarlane is most widely known for his work as the principle… Continue reading

“X-Men: Days of Future Past” Revitalizes the Franchise with the Best Installment Yet

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Director Bryan Singer and 20th Century Fox have attempted to reconcile six film’s worth of X-Men material into one ambitious story that combines all the best elements — and all of the cast —… Continue reading

Podcast: Liam and Corey Discuss the “Interstellar” Trailer

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Mankind was born on Earth. It was never meant to die here. Here at Snippets, we are huge fans of Christopher Nolan’s work — especially Liam. The Prestige, Inception, and especially the Batman Trilogy.… Continue reading

Beer Review: Narragansett Del’s Shandy

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“Hi neighbor!” Back in late February, beer lovers from around New England held their breath in amazement when Stephen Muzrall broke ground in the RI shandy game with the following Tweet: @Gansettbeer to… Continue reading

“Godzilla” Reigns with Artistic Restraint Over Indulgence

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I was utterly bewildered during my background research for this movie when I found that everybody pretty much unequivocally hated that 1998 lizard-esque Godzilla vs. New York City movie. I was 9 years… Continue reading

Lifehacks: How to Get Lots of Freebies For Your Birthday

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If you’re looking to have the best birthday ever, then you’ve come to the right place. Look no further: CLICK HERE Alright, alright. In all seriousness, when your birthday rolls around it is… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “How to Be a Man”

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What is the most important thing a father can teach his son? How to be a man. Mark McCarthy (Gavin McInnes), a former comedian, has just discovered that he is dying. Not wanting… Continue reading

How to Make a Wonder Woman Movie (As Told by a Dude)

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“We need one!” “The world is not ready for one!” “It cannot be done right!” There has been a lot written about the prospect of a Wonder Woman movie; a lot, possibly too… Continue reading

Fox Picks up Batman Prequel Show: “Gotham”

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The 2014 pilot season is upon us and Fox has started it off with a bang. Gotham just hit the top of everyone’s list for the most anticipated pilot of the year. In this… Continue reading

Fast Food Review: Arby’s Smokehouse Brisket Sandwich

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I’ve admittedly never been a huge fan of Arby’s. Most of their menu is just roast beef sandwiches, and I have a hard time justifying buying too many of those when I can easily… Continue reading

Great Chemistry Can’t Save the Day in Poorly Scripted “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2, much like its predecessor, is a colorful comic book movie that stands apart from the recent slew of common hyper-realist superhero films, but not necessarily in a good way.… Continue reading

Let’s Talk About That Scene from “Game of Thrones”

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SPOILERS Last year I went through great efforts to do the weekly episode recaps for Game of Thrones. This season I have to struggle with a stolen borrowed HBO Go account just to keep up with… Continue reading

“12 Years a Slave” Review

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A black slave is called to the master’s house just before sunset. It has been a long day’s work. The slave, Platt, engineered a new means to transport logs via the swampy river… Continue reading

“Muppets Most…” Disappointing

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There was a time I never thought I’d utter “Muppet” and “disappointment” in the same sentence. I’m remiss to say that day has finally come. Since last Saturday, I’ve been mired in a… Continue reading

Reactions to the Final “X-Men: Days of Future Past” Trailer

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X-Men: First Class was one of those peculiar movies that’s mind-numbingly awesome while you’re watching it, but as soon as you leave your seat it becomes utterly forgettable. There were a lot of… Continue reading

Ric’s Netflix Picks: “Mean Girls”

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Are you a lady between the ages of 19 and 31? Chances are, you love Mean Girls. Sixteen-year-old Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) has just started public school for the first time and wants… Continue reading