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  • LA BASTARDA
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    A young woman chooses to be her true self rather than conform in Equatorial Guinea. Okomo is an orphan. Her mother died during childbirth, and no one will tell the teenager who her father is. She lives with her maternal grandparents, both of whom are eager for her to get married. The only member […]

  • BOBBY ETHER AND THE JADE ACADEMY
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Tragedy propels Bobby Ether into a tangled web of conspiracy and lies. After a violent earthquake wakes 16-year-old Bobby up in the middle of the night, he learns that the nightmare he’d been having was true: His parents really were in a violent car crash. What happens next is straight out […]

  • STAR WARS BATTLE CRIES
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    To choruses of electronic roars, shrieks, and gabbles, licensed aliens take on licensed beasts. Along with brief introductions and fighting-skills rating charts, Hidalgo supplies perfunctory scenarios for matchups between a Wookiee and a Sarlacc, a Tusken raider and a tauntaun, and three other […]