February Wrap-Up: Books, Films and Mad Men

Featuring reviews of books by John Scalzi and Maggie Stiefvater, along with my thoughts on The Shape of Water and The Post. Plus, a hint of Mad Men. Continue reading February Wrap-Up: Books, Films and Mad Men

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Why the new ‘Star Wars’ films can never match the originals – and why that’s ok

I’ll probably never have the same feelings for ‘The Last Jedi’ as I do for ‘The Empire Strikes Back’. But maybe someone else will. Continue reading Why the new ‘Star Wars’ films can never match the originals – and why that’s ok

‘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