Category Archives: Dyads

Rom Com

Netflix original film The Perfect Date dropped April 12, 2019.

#ThePerfectDate reportedly garnered 48 million unique views in its first four weeks.

rottentomatoes: 69%

metacritic: N/A

imdb: 5.9


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The Apocalypse

Amazon original miniseries Good Omens dropped May 31, 2019.

#GoodOmens is based on literature of the same name.

rottentomatoes: 82%

metacritic: 66

imdb: 8.4


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Race Relations

Universal Pictures original drama Green Book nabbed Best Picture last week at the Oscars.

#GreenBook is based on real events.

rottentomatoes: 79%

metacritic: 69

imdb: 8.3

golden globes: 3 wins

SAG awards: 1 win

oscars: 3 wins


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Missing Persons

HBO original crime drama True Detective drops S3E3 tonight.

#TrueDetective has not yet been renewed for a fourth season.

rottentomatoes: 86%

metacritic: 87

imdb: 9.0

***SPOILERS AHEAD***



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Deductive Inquisition

BBC/PBS Masterpiece mystery mini-series #Sherlock drops s4e2 The Lying Detective tonight.

#Sherlock has been renewed for a fifth season.

Rottentomatoes: 85%

Metacritic: 85

IMDb: 9.2

Emmys: 9 wins

***SPOILERS AHEAD***




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Idiosyncractic Coven

WB/Netflix comedy-drama Gilmore Girls premiered its 8th season / revival mini-series last week after a short hiatus.

Rottentomatoes: 88%

Metacritic: 81

IMDb: 8.4

Emmys: 1 win

***Spoilers Ahead***




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Quad Dragoons

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X-Men Apocalypse premieres in a month and will feature the titular character along with his ‘four horsemen’.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragoon


Bryan Singer will be relenting from the X-Men franchise for a short period as his next contractual project is an adaptation of Jules Verne‘s classic novel: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.


Apocalypse a.k.a. ‘En Sabah Nur’ is a ruthless incarnation of Darwinism, simply seeking to augment or enforce natural selection and remove those who are weak, unnecessary, or those who are slowly but surely destroying their own planet.

Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

War (artisan?), Famine (guardian?), Pestilence (rational?), Death (idealist?)

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Corporeal Clash

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Critically acclaimed new Wall Street drama Billions aired its penultimate episode tonight on Showtime and Paul Giamatti is all but locked for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

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From the guys who brought you Rounders, Billions is a fictional depiction of some of the subversive tactics Wall-Street powerhouse players utilize to get an edge on the competition: and the legal repercussions.

metacritic : 69%

rottentomatoes : 72%

***SPOILERS AHEAD***

***Showtime is now available exclusively online for a thirty day free trial on Hulu.  Check it out here.***

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The New Mills

They had to be discrete. Tongues will wag. For their idea is a slow idea, not well accepted in the world even today.  Their slow idea on the human element, Hu, analogously called latent heat in physics and chemistry, generated a lot of heat by others, full of sound and fury at the time, for these other people vigorously opposed the idea: On Liberty – moral|economic. It wasn’t the fast idea at the time:  the conventional wisdom of Victorian, Anglican, England: the idea of nationalised merchantilismtariffed moral, economic, political, and social trade: locally culture restricted and centralized regulated trade of ideas and things: Oh Britannia.

The New Mills: John Stuart Mill and Harriet Taylor Mill

Green ideas sleep furiously: latent heat

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On Being an Individual of.

“It’s always consciousness — of

I can see and hear him very distinctly now in my consciousness, even though he is gone.

My father had said it to me, on quite of few times, and it’s full impact has finally come home

Because of another person, who I was barely conscious of … most of my life.  And I never met the man.

But James and Sharon know him.    There is the two degrees of physical separation.

But the abstract connections are deeper.

It is called the Gestalt.

For my father and Nathaniel Branden had at least two things in common…

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