2017 · Blogging · Film · Music · Writing

Dunkirk (2017): A Review

*Spoilers* for the film will be indicated by an asterisk! The sea can burn. The human body will sink if one wills it to. The oddest thoughts went through my mind as I watched the film Dunkirk unfold. My boss saw the film on Thursday and when I came for work on Friday several of us engaged… Continue reading Dunkirk (2017): A Review

2016 · Fandoms · Film

May the Force Guide Carrie Fisher Home

I saw Rogue One before Christmas and I was underwhelmed. I had plans to write an in-depth piece evaluating the film – its highs (all of the minor characters and the vast scope of the Star Wars landscape) and lows (i.e. the fact that I could not bring myself to really care about the main… Continue reading May the Force Guide Carrie Fisher Home

2016 · About Me · Blogging · Fandoms · Film · Friendship

How To Break the Ice: What It Means To Be a Best Friend In the MCU

Do you remember elementary school, when the most important thing seemed to be who your friends were? And barring the existence of multiple friends, you at least had a best friend right? Well, if I was to ask you right now who your best friend is would you have a response? The truth is that… Continue reading How To Break the Ice: What It Means To Be a Best Friend In the MCU

2016 · Blogging · Film · Friendship

How (Not) to Enact a Civil War: A Break Up Guide from the Avengers (Part 1)

My adoration of Steven Grant Rogers started about four years ago when I watched Captain America: The First Avenger  with several of my girlfriends for my sixteenth birthday. From my previous blog posts you can probably figure out why I like Steve – he’s a good friend, he’s loyal, and supposedly bound by a duty to… Continue reading How (Not) to Enact a Civil War: A Break Up Guide from the Avengers (Part 1)

2015 · Blogging · Film · Writing

Fifty Shades of Curiosity and Controversy

Everyone is talking about it.  You know what I’m talking about – admit it.  The Fifty Shades Trilogy written by E.L. James has been making headlines ever since it experienced a spike in popularity around three years ago when its rights were bought by Vintage Books. Vintage, a subdivision of Random House, saw the books become a smash… Continue reading Fifty Shades of Curiosity and Controversy