Since I subscribed to HBO Max for other content, I decided to watch the 20th-anniversary special film for Harry Potter. After having been away from the fandom for a while, here is what it was like to return to Hogwarts.Continue reading
With an influx of musicals becoming movies recently, I decided I wanted to take the films that I’ve seen and rank them.Continue reading
A stage recording of the pre-Broadway musical about the life of Princess Diana has come to Netflix and I gave it a watch and have some thoughts to share.Continue reading
I finally sat myself down to watch the film adaptation of the musical In The Heights and need to share my thoughts.Continue reading
I have seen a few different movie tags lately and found some that focused on choosing films to fit prompts. I decided to adapt this in my own way so here is the 30 movies tag!Continue reading
Mental health and movies have a tempestuous relationship. Often times depictions are very inaccurate or stereotyped. But there are some films worth watching that portray mental health accurately and respectfully.
The Half of It is a new coming-of-age movie on Netflix about an introverted girl who helps a football player write love letters to his crush and the love story goes awry.
Many Broadway classics have made their way to the silver screen. And there are some films in particular that I think all Broadway fans should see.
Disney is quite the master of animated films, no doubt about that. But there are some excellent movies from other studios that I want to love on today.
Knives Out is a new film from Rian Johnson about the mystery of a novelist’s death and the many motives of the people in his life. An inquisitive detective is anonymously hired to join the case which leads to a complex mystery full of secrets and comedy.
Among all of the originals coming from Disney+ is One Day at Disney. In this documentary, we get to explore different areas of the Walt Disney Company by the people who make the magic and what one day in their lives is like. Me being a big nerd for this side of Disney, I had to watch it and will share my thoughts with you.
About a year ago I did the TV Show Tag and I was wondering why there wasn’t a movie version as far as I knew. Well, that changes today! Continue reading
There are some amazing movie soundtracks out there, so for today’s 30 Day Geek Out Challenge, I’m sharing my favorite movie soundtrack. Continue reading
We’ve reached double digits for the 30 Day Geek Out Challenge and I’m sharing my favorite movie of all time! Continue reading
With tomorrow being Independent Bookstore Day, I wanted to celebrate books a little today. And while many times when a book gets a film adaptation it is not the best ever, there are exceptions. And you may enjoy an adaptation more than everyone else does, and that is ok too. So here are my favorite book-to-movie adaptations. Continue reading
When you are prepping for a Disney vacation, it’s always fun to get in a magical mood prior to your trip. And you may be planning a trip where it’s someones, whether a child or adult, first time to the parks. Watching the films that inspire so much of the parks is a great way to get into the mood for Disney magic. So for me as a Californian, I specifically thought of the films that would be best to watch before a trip to Disneyland Resort. Continue reading
I am not a huge fan of horror movies. I actually tend to avoid them at all costs and if I do get stuck watching one, I look up the entire plot so I can’t be surprised. So if you’re like me, you’ll probably not want to watch a horror movie this Halloween. And I have a list just for that. Continue reading
My paternal grandmother is turning 90 years old this month, so it got me thinking about some of my favorite grandmas throughout fiction. I think I have found a pretty great set of matriarchs for different reasons. Continue reading
There has been some great Harry Potter fan work made from so many different people around the world. From fan films to comics to even a musical, there is so much to fill your Potter-y needs. And there are some few that I love and want to share. Continue reading
That’s right, Underrated is back! This is one of my favorite series as I get to give some love to characters that are generally left forgotten. I was thinking of Disney, and how there are some great and lovable sidekicks that we never talk about. So here are a few that I think should get some more love. Continue reading
This is a spoiler-free review
Excitement in the Wizarding World fandom has been caused by the release of a fan film called Voldemort: Origins of the Heir. The unofficial film is available to watch for free, so I decided to take an hour and watch this re-telling of the history of Voldemort. Continue reading
One of the very few times I actually watch movies, particularly at home, is the holidays. And although there are hundreds of Christmas movies, the geeky the better. So here are some of the geekier holiday movies you can watch this season. Continue reading
This is a spoiler free review, as the best part of a murder mystery is the whodunnit.
While everyone was out watching Thor or waiting for Justice League, I went and saw the latest representation of the Queen of Crimes best-selling novel, Murder on the Orient Express. As someone who knows the story pretty well and resides with one of Christie’s biggest fans, I went in skeptical and critical. However, all was not as I assumed. Continue reading
As usual, I am very late to seeing things when they come out. I heard about Kubo and the Two Strings by a now former coworker when it came out summer 2016, but just recently watched it on Netflix. But, a review is still helpful whenever it comes out, so here is mine.
Spoiling: the plague of geeks and fans. It only takes one little remark to ruin something for someone, or a lot of people. But is there a point where spoiling becomes okay? I decided to do some research and find out.
Have you ever wanted to feel like you are in the movie? Like you are the star? If yes, then Hardcore Henry is the movie for you.
I am going to keep this as spoiler free as possible, but shall warn you anyway.
I saw Deadpool last night, and I really did not know all that much about it going in. I was expecting very brash humor and a little vulgarity, based on all of the marketing, but wow, I did not expect what I got. Continue reading
When it comes to Disney, the princesses take the forefront of the fame. But there is one leading lady that is actually way better than all the princesses, and she is the queen of Atlantis, Kida.
2015 was a very exciting year for geek culture, but now it is coming to an end. So what’s next?
2015 has had many ups and downs when it comes to geek culture, including movies, TV, games, and more, so I thought I would share my thoughts on the bests and worsts of the year.
Truly a man of much wisdom, Dumbledore has spoken some of the greatest quotes in the Harry Potter series. And in honor of the headmaster, I would like to list some of my favorite quotes of his.
Official looks into the upcoming Potter World prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them have been released, and while we’ve seen the actors, we have yet to see any beasts. With that being said, here is my wishlist for what beasts I want them to include in the film.
This is certainly not a new topic at all, heck even Buzzfeed has done it. But as an avid Harry Potter fan, we spend much of our time discussing what could have or should have been with the movies. Now, while some stuff can slide, other stuff seemed crazy to cut from the final films. So here are my top 5 scenes from the books that should have been in the movies. Spoilers ahead.
I do not willingly or enjoy watching horror movies. I have had many a friend try to get me to watch various levels of horror movie, and I’ve hated all of it. So, if you are like me, you don’t want to watch scary movies on halloween. I have curated a list of awesome movies that are great for halloween that involves no scares. So let’s begin!
This is a brief analysis of how women are represented in varying superhero universes, particularly female superheroes.
The Gamechangers is the story of the fastest selling video game ever, and it’s whirlwind of controversy on its release. Continue reading
Moana is the latest leading lady to join the ranks of Disney, and major information was announced at D23, Disney’s giant convention.
At this year’s San Diego Comic Con, a group of fantastic and kick ass women came together for a panel to discuss their roles as powerful women both in character and out.