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The Winter Soldier rewards repeat viewings by impressing more and more. That’s especially true as 11 years of storytelling come to a close.
It manages to heighten almost every part of the MCU it touches and is unrivalled in setting the tone for the Phase and a half that followed…
Jokerside’s occasional review sets can’t resist a game, not least the end of the Game of Thrones. The genre TV phenomenon of the 21st century set itself a steep challenge for its eighth season. Long removed from its ongoing prose source, was there any chance it could end the Game in a way that lived up to its previous highs?
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May is the Month of the Diamond Dogs!
This year marks 45 years since the release of the LP that morphed from David Bowie’s 1984 (George Orwell’s widow had little confidence in him) to an amorphous dystopian rock opera that bid goodbye to glam (Rebel Rebel) and said hello to Plastic Soul (Sweet Thing), while taking in a bit of proto-Spinal Tap for good measure: Diamond Dogs.
We’ll toast the Dogs – and Lodger which turns a spectatular 40 this month as well – with a voyage back through some of our tributes to the life and times of David Bowie!
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