Katniss Everdeen: The Symbol of Rebellion

Caution! This post includes spoilers from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Jennifer Lawrence is the face of The Hunger Games and is undoubtedly one of the most popular actresses in the world at this moment in time. She’s loved by all and so far it seems that she can do no wrong. As an advocate for… Read More

“We are not things” in Mad Max

Mad Max: Fury Road is being heralded as the best movie this year everywhere you turn. Some people are even saying it’s the best action movie in the last 20 years, or the best since Alien. I enjoyed, for the most part, the original Mad Max movies with one glaring exception. It was sometime during… Read More

Review: Justice League Throne of Atlantis

I watched DC’s Justice League Throne of Atlantis recently and felt compelled to share my experience with you. Overall, I would watch this movie again for the entertainment value, but I think it’s important that some of the movie’s problematic areas are addressed. To date, this is the lowest score I’ve given anything using the Scale of Inclusivity on… Read More

Dragonflight Dreams for the Holidays

If you are an Anne McCaffrey fan like myself you were floating on air the day you found out that Warner Bros. would be making a Dragonflight movie, and you were winking in out from between when the screenwriter was confirmed! The flame to complete my original paperback collection of the Dragonriders of Pern series was… Read More

Divergent ≥ Hunger Games

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m a little bit late to the party. I haven’t read Veronica Roth’s Divergent series and I only just watched Divergent on Blu-ray last weekend. Did I mention I also haven’t seen Mockingjay yet? But I’m sure no Divergent fan will be surprised to hear me say this:… Read More

Why I Re-Watch Firefly: It’s Shiny

I know it’s out-of-date, I know the show has been finished since before I graduated. But I know, too, the bitterness will never end. So here it is in a neat little package, why I still re-watch Firefly. 1. It’s shiny. 2. Joss Whedon is awesome. 3. Psychopathic, super intelligent, weapon wielding young woman? Um,… Read More