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Observations on a Shot: UP

Up is the archetypal story of boy-meets-girl/boy-gets-girl/boy-loses-girl/boy-gets-girl-back but with a final act twist that accompanies the already non-formulaic retelling. Instead of a feature length also-ran romantic comedy, the film gives us the first three parts of the archetype in a short montage at the beginning of the film, illuminating the deep, real-world love shared between Ellie and Carl that can only stem from the ups and downs (both incidentally and intrinsically metaphorical) of a marriage nurtured for many anniversaries.

Everything Is Canon: Star Wars: Doctor Aphra

In this episode of "Everything is Canon", Steve is joined by author Sarah Kuhn as they discuss her brand-new audio drama "Star Wars: Doctor...