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What is Bathos (Or the Anticlimax)?

Bathos is a rhetorical device that involves an abrupt and often ludicrous transition from a lofty or serious subject or tone to a commonplace or trivial one. It is often used intentionally by…

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What You Need to Know Before Watching Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

As a spin-off and prequel to the adrenaline-fueled Mad Max: Fury Road, the action-packed Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga – set to release in U.S. theaters on May 24th – offers a deeper exploration of…

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Why Does Hollywood Produce So Many Sequels?

You're seeing a movie in the theater and the trailers begin. After a little while, you begin to notice a pattern. Every single preview is for a sequel, spinoff, or remake. It's something…

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Nine Reasons Why Nostalgia is Keeping the ‘90s and 2000s Genre Alive

Nostalgia serves as a potent tool in filmmaking, eliciting powerful emotional responses from audiences and enhancing their engagement with the story. The word is a combination of two Greek words:…

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Deus Ex Machina – It’s More Common Than You Think

Deus ex machina – or “God from the machine” in Latin – is a plot device used in literature and film whereby a seemingly impossible situation is miraculously solved in a convenient,…

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Why More People Should Be Talking About “Young Royals”

"Young Royals," a Swedish series running from 2021-2024 on Netflix, offers viewers a compelling blend of drama, romance, and social commentary, making it a captivating watch for audiences…

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Honoring Andre Braugher from ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’

The world lost a radiant and singular talent with the passing of 61-year-old actor, Andre Braugher, who played Captain Holt on the beloved sitcom, Brooklyn Nine-Nine. We at The Take wish to…

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Answering All Your Questions About The Joker Sequel

Joker: Folie à Deux is an upcoming American musical thriller film, with a release date of October 4, 2024. We're here to give you all the info out there about the newest installment in the…

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Everything To Know About The Mean Girls Movie Musical

The upcoming Mean Girls musical movie, set for release on January 12, 2024, is an adaptation of the Broadway musical, which itself was derived from the 2004 film of the same name. The official…

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Top Eight Hanukkah Films for Eight Nights of Lights

The Festival of Lights is upon us! This Hanukkah, we want to shout out some of our favorite films and TV specials that celebrate the holiday and Jewish identity.

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Bridgerton Season 3: A Comprehensive Guide

The eagerly anticipated Season 3 of "Bridgerton" is set to captivate audiences in a unique two-part release. Part 1 premieres on May 16, followed by Part 2 on June 13. The third season…

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What You Should Know About The Rehearsal

Oftentimes, people feel unprepared when it comes to dealing with whatever life throws at them. They probably wish they could rehearse various scenarios that could happen so that they could walk…

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