The Jurassic Park franchise is one of my favourite film series of all time and, like all serious fans, I have my own theories about aspects of some of the film. Today I will list 5 of my favourite theories about the Jurassic Park franchise, none of these theories are actually mine, I didn’t come up with them and I’ve heard them before, but I hope to explain them in more detail than ever before.
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Your childhood years are supposed to be the best of your life. You don’t have to worry about any adult concerns like bills, relationships, the ever present threat of nuclear annihilation, jobs etc, instead children are meant to be carefree and happy. Well, for the most part. I’m sure I speak for many of you when I say that there were some parts of my childhood that were downright terrifying. Whether they be TV shows aimed at my age group or something totally inappropriate I stumbled upon one night, these are the top ten works of fiction that scared me as a child and have continued to linger with me to this day.
After Channel Awesome’s initial statement responding to the 70 something page google doc accusing the site’s management of all manner of things from general incompetance, to mysoginy, to allegations of sexual abuse, there was an outpouring of anger from commentators and the Channel Awesome fanbase. It was clear that this halfhearted apology was not enough. In this post I will outline what happened after that, the last few days events have turned the Channel Awesome scandal into something much darker. I would advise you to read the first part of this story which discusses the original Google Doc and Channel Awesome’s first response.
Recently there has been a great deal of controversy surrounding the managerial practices of Channel Awesome, a website which specializes in video reviews and has been the home site of many popular internet reviewers including Doug Walker (Nostalgia Critic), Lindsay Ellis (Nostalgia Chick) Lewis Lovhaug (Linkara), Alisson Pregler (Obscurus Lupa) and many more. In the past few days I have seen a whole host of videos talking about the controversy and feel that as a onetime supporter of Channel Awesome, and a continued fan of many of its contributor’s works, that I would briefly discuss the controversy and give my opinion on what will likely happen next.
As with most of my generation, I am a massive Harry Potter fan. I struggle to think of another work of fiction that has had quite such a large impact on my life and I’m sure many people my age feel the same. The themes were great, the world was interesting and the characters were likable. However, there has always been something of a rift in the fanbase over one key character and two legendary actors. Richard Harris played Dumbledore until his death in 2002, meaning the role needed to be recast and the actor chosen was Michael Gambon, and while both men are excellent actors, there is some debate over which was the better portrayal. I’m going to weigh in on the argument and provide, what I believe, is the true answer of which actor gave us the best Dumbledore.
Double Acts have always been present in the tradition of British comedy and are now lauded as being as important to the genre as the stand-up or the sitcom. However, I’ve noticed a very interesting trend in Double acts that I want to discuss here today. Is there something that the truly great double acts have in common that others don’t? I think there is.