‘Hidden Figures’: Film Review

I don’t watch a lot of “based on a true story” movies. In fact, most of the movies I watch are firmly rooted in sci-fi, fantasy and comic books. They couldn’t be any further from true. And it’s even rarer that I’ll really love a movie that doesn’t fall into these categories. But I’d heard great things about Hidden Figures, and as a woman in science and technology myself, I felt like this was a film I couldn’t miss… Continue reading ‘Hidden Figures’: Film Review

‘Doctor Strange’ Spoiler-Free Review

As soon as they cast Benedict Cumberbatch in the role of Stephen Strange, we all knew Marvel couldn’t go far wrong with this one. Put one of the world’s most beloved actors in a comic book adaptation from one of the world’s most beloved comic book publishers, and you’ve already built a strong foundation for a winner. But the film didn’t coast on this knowledge. … Continue reading ‘Doctor Strange’ Spoiler-Free Review

2015: My Geek Culture Highlights

“Nerd life is so much better than regular life.” -John Green Between grown men crying at the opening credits of the new Star Wars movie and Marvel stepping up their plans for wold domination, 2015 has to be one of the geekiest years yet. In this blog post, I’m going to tell you about some of my favourite geeky moments and memories from this last … Continue reading 2015: My Geek Culture Highlights