Can a Love Interest Be a Sidekick?

On the last episode of Words with Nerds (available here on iTunes and Podbean) we debated sidekicks and henchmen. One argument has continued in the Twitterverse between Craig and a legendary antagonist (Jar Jar Hater) who insists that love interests can, indeed, be sidekicks. The first example, I have to say, does not support the […]

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Happy Birthday, John Williams!

I don’t care what his detractors say, I don’t care that I can hear stunningly similar thematic treatments between Superman, Raiders of the Lost Ark and Return of the Jedi. When your body of work is nearly every noteworthy film score for several decades’ worth of film, it’s OK to have repetitive moments. Especially when […]

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