from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Mythology Any of Odin's handmaidens who conducted the souls of the slain to Valhalla.
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- n. Alternative spelling of valkyrie.
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- n. (Norse mythology) one of the maidens of Odin who chose heroes to be slain in battle and conducted them to Valhalla
I really have to say that I think "Valkyrie" is not under attack because of Bryan Singer's involvement, but because of Cruise's.
Without a doubt one of the big mysteries of the holiday movie season is whether Bryan Singer and Tom Cruise will be able to deliver a compelling thriller in "Valkyrie" despite all the baggage that the film has accumulated with all its mini-controversies.
Valkyrie is scheduled to hit theaters on December 26th 2008.
I have no idea if Valkyrie is any good, but I don't trust people reviewing Tom Cruise because he has been treated so unfairly the last few years.
A recent article at the NYTimes laid out what a high-stakes bet Valkyrie is for MGM Studios:
I realise Valkyrie is trying to stop Hitler, I just have
I think any failure for Valkyrie is on the hands of Singer.
Apparently there is an ever-growing battle against Valkyrie from a number of critics or other industry gossip reporters.
A recent article from Fox News 'Roger Friedman claims that Valkyrie is a set up for not only failure, but ridicule.
Valkyrie is the story of German hero Klaus Von Stauffenberg, the man who tried to kill Hitler, and, uh … failed miserably.
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