Problem is, there is no preferred frame of reference. If you have two planets in otherwise empty space moving at constant speed with relation to each other and both have a time machine, which one would have to compensate for the motion? No way to tell.

But our only models for (possible) reverse time travel are all… » 10/31/14 11:46am Yesterday 11:46am

Bob Ager is one of my favorite film analysts. Few critics can so seamlessly, and obsessively, blend the insightful with the cray cray.

Was The Overlook Hotel designed to be deliberately paradoxical and disorienting? Yes. It's pretty clear that Kubrick used visual language to portray that element of King's story.

Is the… » 10/28/14 11:56am Tuesday 11:56am

Jack meets Tyler on a plane, not making shadow puppets on the beach.

Arya Stark as Tywin Lannister's cub bearer.

Frodo leaves for Rivendell at most weeks, not years, after Bilbo disappears and gets there without running into Tom Bombadil.

No mention of Sonny's girlfriend's gynecological problems in Godfather II.

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