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Guest Post: Divergent vs The Hunger Games by Elizabeth Eckhart

We have a guest post at Monkey Poop today. Writer Elizabeth Eckhart compares two book to film YA dystopias, The Hunger Games and Divergent. Take it away, Elizabeth. Comparing Divergent to The Hunger Games by Elizabeth Eckhart Since the release … Continue reading

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Ambiguous Endings: Brilliant or Lazy?

Due to the nature of this blogpost, there will be spoilers for The Giver and for Inception (the movie). So consider yourself forewarned. I recently saw Inception for the second time and it made me think again about ambiguous endings. … Continue reading

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Mega Shark versus Giant Octopus

My husband and I happened to catch this so-horrible-it’s-awesome movie on Syfy this weekend. Our favorite part was when the (very poorly animated) giant shark jumped out of the water to chomp down on a plane. Yes, that’s right, an … Continue reading

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