American Pastoral is an Emotional Evisceration

Release Date: October 21, 2016 Cast: Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning Director: Ewan McGregor Studio: LakeShore Entertainment Distributor: Lionsgate Genre: Drama Review Spoilers: Medium IMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia American Pastoral is “a radically, ordinary story.” Or so the poster claims. This film, the directing debut of Obi-Wan himself, who […]

Ouija: Origin Of Evil… Well, Like THIS Evil, Not All Evil

Release Date: October 21, 2016 Cast: Lulu Wilson, Annalise Basso, Elizabeth Reaser, Henry Thomas, Doug Jones Director: Mike Flanagan Studio: Allspark Pictures, Blumhouse Productions, Hasbro Studios, Platinum Dunes, Intrepid Pictures Distributor: Universal Genre(s): Horror Review Spoilers: Medium (heh heh) IMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia If Hasbro doesn’t make their boards outta creepy old wood to look like the one […]

The Vampire Diaries Retrospective

Well, folks, this is it. After 7 seasons of vampy-witchy-Original-heretic-Newcomer-traveller-Anchor-werewolf-doppelganger ridiculousness, at long last, everything is finally ending. Oh, how far we’ve come from the story of Elena Gilbert, the girl who just lost her parents and discovered the hot, new kid in school is supernatural. Seriously though. This show has gotten so […]

NYCC 2016: Diversity in the Old West & Magical World Building with ‘Kingsway West’ writer Greg Pak

One of my favorite things that I learned during this interview was that the diversity of Greg Pak’s characters in Kingsway West is very much grounded in reality – something that I’m not sure ever occurred to me before he explained how it’s not shown in more traditional western depictions. We […]

Book Tour: DJ MacHale is Back with ‘The Curse of the Boggin’ – the 1st Book in His New “The Library” Series [Giveaway]

Growing up, DJ MacHale’s Pendragon series was one of my absolute favorite book series around. I was crazy for those books. The characters, world-building, and story were all phenomenal — and those books had a huge impact on my childhood love of reading. DJ MacHale had a huge impact on my […]