Star Trek: Uhura.

How Pop Culture Reflects Real Life

I am not ashamed to admit I am a fan of pop culture. I love watching movies. I enjoy a good book. I am eager to spend hours, eyes locked … Continue reading How Pop Culture Reflects Real Life

John Carter (2012) Film: 10 Years Later

Andrew Stanton is a filmmaker I admire so much. He nailed it when he brought Finding Nemo to the big screen. He did it once more when he made a … Continue reading John Carter (2012) Film: 10 Years Later

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

Dear Chadwick

Dear Chadwick, Great shows like The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Family Matters, The Hughleys, Bernic Mac Show, Jamie Foxx, Martin, Static Shock, Power Rangers, and getting to see black … Continue reading Dear Chadwick

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

101 Dalmatians 2: Patch's London Adventure. Patch sits on the head of his idol, Bolt. Cruella stands behind them.

Straight Out of Home Video Podcast Episode: 101 Dalmatians 2: Patch’s London Adventure

Hope and Mack join Candace on the Straight Out of Home Video Podcast to talk about Disney’s 2003 animated sequel 101 Dalmatians 2: Patch’s London Adventure. While we didn’t like the … Continue reading Straight Out of Home Video Podcast Episode: 101 Dalmatians 2: Patch’s London Adventure

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

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

STRANGE NEW WORLDS: Cadet Uhura.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Children of the Comet Review

This review contains minor spoilers for Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Season 1 Episode 2, “Children of the Comet.” It’s Uhura’s time to shine! After appearing in three seasons of … Continue reading Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Children of the Comet Review

Zack Snyder's Justice League with Superman, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Batman, and Cyborg.

How Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021) Became A Reality

The story begins when Warner Brothers hired Zack Snyder to helm a Superman film. The last time we saw Superman was in 2006 with Brandon Routh as the titular hero. … Continue reading How Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021) Became A Reality

I Still Know What You Did Last Summer: Karla Wilson and Julie James sit together.

Final Girls Who Should Return for a Sequel

The recent releases of horror remakes and sequels like Halloween, Scream and Texas Chainsaw Massacre ushered in the re-emergence of iconic final girls like Laurie Strode, Sydney Prescott, Gale Weathers, and Sally Hardesty. Their respective returns … Continue reading Final Girls Who Should Return for a Sequel

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

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. The cast stands in front of the Enterprise.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds- Thoughts and Musings

Welcome to my informal review of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. I thought about writing something deep and well-articulated, but I have to be honest–I’m beyond excited to talk about … Continue reading Star Trek: Strange New Worlds- Thoughts and Musings

Star Wars: Darth Talon

Star Wars: Ladies of the Sith

The Star Wars franchise features some memorable (and terrifying) Sith Lords, from the acrobatic and menacing Darth Maul to the imposing and mechanical Darth Vader, his sinister master Darth Sidious … Continue reading Star Wars: Ladies of the Sith

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

vampire bat.

Ancient Vampires: Exploring the Cultural History of the Undead from Mesopotamia

The fear of the undead and ancient superstitions regarding the seemingly magical property of blood can be found in most cultures around the world. Early misconceptions over human body decomposition … Continue reading Ancient Vampires: Exploring the Cultural History of the Undead from Mesopotamia