Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Followers (Part I)

copyright 2012 by Katherine Gilks “Why are you still following me?” The man’s voice was a mixture of frustration and amusement, and he kept himself from looking back toward the woman walking behind him.  He was quite confident that she … Continue reading

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From District 4….Finnick Odair!

Good news: Finnick Odair has been cast for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire!  And he is British! [The bad news is that the film is still fourteen months away…] Seeing the above headline on IMDB, I immediately investigated further.  Imagine … Continue reading

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Spiderman, Footloose, and Psycho — Retelling Remakes

(Well, with the passing of the London 2012 Olympics, one can get one’s rear end off the couch and back into the computer chair!) Movie remakes are generally met with mixed emotions. The first is usually surprise or scepticism: why … Continue reading

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