I know there is a large portion of the Star Wars fandom that views this movie as one of the worst films ever made, they spout that large portions of it are unneccessary, that certain characters were added as 'diversity' hires, male characters are pushed to the background or made to look weak, etc, etc, … Continue reading The Last Jedi: My Look at a Divisive Star Wars Film
Last weekend my son and I had the afternoon to ourselves. So we cuddled up on the couch, grabbed some snacks, and sat down to watch the first movie I ever remembered seeing in the theater: Return of the Jedi. My little guy is about the same age I was when I first watched this … Continue reading Return of the Jedi: Sharing it With my Son
Three episodes in and I'm still enjoying the series. The two leads continue to be solid, and we are finally starting to get a sniff of what Mr Wednesday might actually be planning. Gods and supernatural beings continue to be introduced(some more graphically than others), and I'm getting more and more curious as to how … Continue reading American Gods: Episode 3
I enjoyed the first episode, so I decided to watch the second as well. It opens in the cargo hold of a slave ship, with a slave praying to his God, Anansi, to save him. Anansi, portrayed by Orlando Jones shows up and quickly riles up the slaves and has them kill their captors and … Continue reading American Gods Episode 2
I'll start by saying I loved the book. It is one of my favourite reads by Neil Gaiman. As such, I was pretty excited to see this adaptation. By the way, if you haven't read the book, do so, it's damn good. The show has had a fair amount of buzz, from the negativity surrounding … Continue reading American Gods: How the First Episode Stands up.
I'll start with a warning: There will be spoilers ahead, so if you haven't watched the episode, consider yourself warned. I've been looking forward to this episode since they released the mid-season trailer and we got that brief shot of Obi-Wan ready for a fight. He has been one of my favourite characters for years, … Continue reading The Return of my Favourite Jedi: my thoughts on Star Wars Rebels Twin Suns
Behold! My first attempt at a book review! I recently picked up the latest Terry Brooks offering in the long running Shannara series(seriously, the first book was written before I was born) from the library. I'm conflicted with the series. It's been a long time since one of the books really 'wowed' me, yet they've … Continue reading A Look at the Latest Shannara Novel