There are superhero movies where the actions of the hero are never contested. Everything is sunshine and roses. The jokes land on the correct beats, the action is cut in exciting jumps, but there’s something missing. Patty Jenkin’s take on the leading lady of the DC Universe supplies what the super hero genre can lack: heart. Continue reading “Wonder Woman: A Hero For All”
Nostalgia is a powerful thing, and it got me bad.
A couple months ago I was going through my mom’s hard drive with all the family pictures on it, and stumbled across a folder full of scanned pictures taken of my maternal grandparents– from about the 1950’s to 2017. I also noticed a couple similarities between pictures they took in Ireland when they lived there/visited and the ones I took the last few times I was in Ireland. I thought I’d share those with the internet, since we all seem to love this sort of thing. I love Ireland, and having physical proof that we’ve all stood in the same places is kind of amazing. So, enjoy these pictures and make sure to call your grandparents today. Continue reading “Ireland Then and Now”
This morning, Warner Bros released the first Justice League trailer. I’ve watched it a few times now, and honestly, it looks fine. I don’t hate, but I don’t love it. I’m in between. Still excited for November 17 (the U.S. release date). I’ll probably try to go see it at midnight, but the trailer did not give me any new rush to see the movie.
If you haven’t seen the trailer, please watch it before you continue on as I will be going into **Spoiler** territory.
I didn’t know what I was getting myself in to when I ordered The Ocean at the end of the lane, but I was pleasantly surprised by how much I loved it. I’ve been told by friends/family for years now to read Neil Gaiman’s books, but never really found the time, nor want, to do it. I was a fool, and you are too if you haven’t read The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Continue reading “Book Review:The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman”
This morning Disney dropped the second trailer to the Star Wars anthology film, Rogue One. It touches on Jyn Erso’s backstory, and why she has been singled out by the Rebellion to go on this mission, to secure plans of the Empire’s new battle station/weapon: The Death Star. Continue reading “Star Wars: Rogue One Trailer 2 Thoughts and Feelings”