Voyage of the Dawn Treader

The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Movie Review

I am shook. 10 years ago this film was released and 15 years ago, I got to see The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe; the book I read in 5th … Continue reading The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Movie Review

The Hunger Games 2012 Film Adaptation: 10 Years Later

I can’t believe that it’s been ten years since the film adaptation of The Hunger Games came out. Time sure does fly for a cultural phenomenon. My sister had been … Continue reading The Hunger Games 2012 Film Adaptation: 10 Years Later

SMALLVILLE: Tom Welling as Clark Kent. Clark is tied to a post in a field with an "S" painted on his chest.

Smallville Retrospective: What Makes the Series A Successful Superman Adaptation

I became aware of Smallville thanks to Teen Titans. Teen Titans had just ended its legendary run after five seasons on Cartoon Network. Not soon after, there was a tv promo for a Smallville episode featuring the … Continue reading Smallville Retrospective: What Makes the Series A Successful Superman Adaptation

Heartstopper: Nick and Charlie gaze lovingly at eachother.

What Makes A Successful Book Adaptation

I am sure many of you will agree that it feels good when you read and finish an amazing book. I equate that to Rocky Balboa reaching the steps of … Continue reading What Makes A Successful Book Adaptation

Inside of You podcast with Michael Rosembaum

A Closer Look at Pop Culture and Mental Health

To ease any confusion, I included a feature image of Michael Rosenbaum to shamelessly plug his podcast Inside of You with Michael Rosenbaum. Before I lose anyone, I have to … Continue reading A Closer Look at Pop Culture and Mental Health

STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS: Rebecca Romijn as Number One.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Ghosts of Illyria Review

This post contains minor spoilers for Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 1, Episode 3: “Ghosts of Illyria.” After 60 years, Number One (Rebecca Romijn) has an onscreen backstory! The … Continue reading Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Ghosts of Illyria Review

Clash of the Titans: Zeus, Hades, and an army of monsters on the poster.

Revisiting Remakes: Clash of the Titans (2010) Movie Review

Clash of the Titans might be my favorite remake since The Mummy. I remember watching the trailer for the 2010 film on repeat. It had a mix of hard rock to evoke … Continue reading Revisiting Remakes: Clash of the Titans (2010) Movie Review

The poster of the 2006 Christmas film, Unaccompanied Minors.

Unaccompanied Minors-15 Years Later

It’s Christmas in May! I am glad the CW hit show Everybody Hates Chris was around when Unaccompanied Minors released in December, 2006. I might not have cared about watching … Continue reading Unaccompanied Minors-15 Years Later

Emperor Kuzco striking a pose.

What Emperor Kuzco Has in Common With Thor…and Lightning McQueen?

It sounds a little far-fetched. It seems outlandish. How would an Incan emperor, a Norse demigod, and a hotshot racing superstar have anything in common except all of them being … Continue reading What Emperor Kuzco Has in Common With Thor…and Lightning McQueen?

Ted Lasso poster.

Bill Lawrence- A Television Maestro

I’ve followed the career of Bill Lawrence with great interest. It started with his hit NBC show Scrubs which ran on NBC (and later ABC) from 2001 to 2010. After Scrubs, I couldn’t … Continue reading Bill Lawrence- A Television Maestro

Marvel-Endgame

Marvel Theories and Lightbulbs Post-Endgame

After watching the Marvel movies countless times, you begin to realize certain moments you missed: easter eggs, fun facts, and more. But the best part is when certain characters you … Continue reading Marvel Theories and Lightbulbs Post-Endgame

Apple TV's Servant.

M. Night Shyamalan: An Unexpected Yet True Underdog

Over the past ten years, M. Night Shyamalan managed to make one of the worst-reviewed films in 2010 and collaborated with Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith for a … Continue reading M. Night Shyamalan: An Unexpected Yet True Underdog

Stranger Things Season 4 poster.

Stranger Things Season 4 Trailer Breakdown

What a treat it has been to see the cast of Stranger Things grow since the show debuted in 2016. The cast made waves in amazing projects outside Hawkins while … Continue reading Stranger Things Season 4 Trailer Breakdown

last airbender poster.

The Last Airbender Film Retrospective

On July 1, 2010, The Last Airbender burst into theaters. Over the years, I have brought up the film in conversation, and people’s eyes roll in either anger, sadness, disdain, disgust, evil … Continue reading The Last Airbender Film Retrospective

The large cast of Night at the Museum films.

Shawn Levy: A Captivating Creative

If the filmmaker bug was an energy drink or the energizer bunny, Shawn Levy, at a young age, was miraculously bitten by it and drank it all the way to … Continue reading Shawn Levy: A Captivating Creative

Hero Boy stands outside of the Polar Express.

The Polar Express- A Timeless Classic

Chris Van Allsburg is a literary genius. If I were to give a TED talk explaining who this author is, I might be successful in convincing the masses of this … Continue reading The Polar Express- A Timeless Classic

Buddy stands in front of a shop sign in the film Elf.

ELF Film Review- A Marvelous and Magical Christmas Tale

I believe I discovered this film when it was playing on television. I was blown away by Will Ferrell’s charm and the amount of Christmas cheer the film had to … Continue reading ELF Film Review- A Marvelous and Magical Christmas Tale

Film poster for Arthur Christmas.

Arthur Christmas Film Retrospective- Ancient Christmas Secrets Revealed

As a young child, I was not alone in believing the legend of Santa Claus. He was larger than life and exuded much joy and happiness. However, some of the … Continue reading Arthur Christmas Film Retrospective- Ancient Christmas Secrets Revealed

The cast of the Righteous Gemstones.

Danny McBride- A Comedic Mastermind

This comedic talent, whimsy, wackiness, and raunchiness of Danny McBride has delivered the goods for over 15 years. I could go on about how great he is in the voice-acting … Continue reading Danny McBride- A Comedic Mastermind

Paranormal Activity: An Immersive Experience

Paranormal Activity is unlike anything I have seen. During my first year in college, this film was all the rage. I remember seeing commercials of people reacting to this movie in … Continue reading Paranormal Activity: An Immersive Experience

The Mummy: A Successful Remake

I always wondered over the years if The Mummy was considered a pure horror film. The 1932 classic starring Boris Karloff was considered horror. Even my local library identifies the 1999 blockbuster … Continue reading The Mummy: A Successful Remake

The Conjuring: The Birth of a Cinematic Universe

I must confess I am late to the James Wan train–at least, in terms of his ties to the horror genre. I admired how he added something so special to … Continue reading The Conjuring: The Birth of a Cinematic Universe

Get Out: As Art Reflects Life

I have to tip my hat to Jordan Peele (Key and Peele), who starred in iconic comedic shows with an explosive fan base. But he has my eternal admiration for … Continue reading Get Out: As Art Reflects Life

Kevin Smith- A View Askewniverse Retrospective

I first became aware of Kevin Smith thanks to my love for the hit Canadian soap opera Degrassi: The Next Generation. He gave some great advice to a character, and … Continue reading Kevin Smith- A View Askewniverse Retrospective

Mickey and the gang square off against some of Disney's baddest villains.

Top Five Underrated Disney Songs

Ranking Disney songs is no easy task, especially when the competition includes “Circle of Life,” “Let it Go,” and “Part of Your World.” Music is a quintessential element of the … Continue reading Top Five Underrated Disney Songs

Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa in Ryan Coogler's 2018 film, Black Panther.

Ryan Coogler- A Cinematic Visionary

One of the prompts asked by the Ladies Night segment of the Collider Movie News on YouTube is one I’m quite fond of: Name someone who is changing the industry … Continue reading Ryan Coogler- A Cinematic Visionary

Terra Nova Season 1 poster.

Terra Nova- Ten Years Later

Terra Nova is a science fiction drama television series that premiered in September 2011 and ran for one season. The legendary Steven Spielberg was attached to this show, Falling Skies, … Continue reading Terra Nova- Ten Years Later

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Falling Skies- Ten Years Later

Believe it or not—Falling Skies, a post-apocalyptic television series created by Robert Rodat, is ten years old. The series paid homage to the great sci-fi works that came before while … Continue reading Falling Skies- Ten Years Later

Jon Favreau–The Architect of Wonder

It is one thing when you have successfully made a living as an actor. But to have the foresight to dip your toe into directing, producing, and writing, there is … Continue reading Jon Favreau–The Architect of Wonder

Teen Wolf: Ten Years Later

It always a nice thing when someone recommends a show to watch. Naturally, I am intrigued, but at the same time, I am not sure if the show is really … Continue reading Teen Wolf: Ten Years Later

10 Years Later: Transformers: Dark of the Moon

I say this a lot, but it honestly blows my mind that it’s been a decade since Transformers: Dark of the Moon arrived in theaters. When I watched the blockbuster … Continue reading 10 Years Later: Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Cowboys and Aliens- 10 Years Later

When a movie starring the woman from Tron Legacy and the O.C., the man who flew the Kessel run in less than 12 parsecs, and the man who likes his … Continue reading Cowboys and Aliens- 10 Years Later

The History of Vampires in Popular Culture

Contemporary vampire stories are fascinating because of their roots in real-world beliefs and the sheer amount of movies, television shows, novels, and other media featuring the creatures of the night. … Continue reading The History of Vampires in Popular Culture