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Since the very beginning, my view on movies has been clear, snarky, and detailed. Keep reading for the Movie Reviews, they are here in all their glory. You’ll also find new and upcoming book announcements as I get back into my publication schedule. And I’ll tell you all about the struggles of life, love, and loss when I get around to it.

Latest Posts

Wonder Woman 1984

Wonder Woman 1984 was hammered from multiple fronts, causing it to flounder at the box office, like so many of its brethren in 2020 and 2021. Announced to be premiering day and date on HBOMAX, it caused a firestorm in Hollywood as experts and insiders tried to comprehend the new landscape of movie releases. Nobody…

Mary Queen of Scots

When Reign came out, I was ready and waiting each week for every new installment of the four-season-long television show that chronicled the life of Mary Stuart, from her arrival in France to her fateful end. However, I’ve always been a sucker for a big-budget film production, and the year after Reign ended, Mary Queen…

Mamma Mafia

Toni Colette is an actress whose repertoire I was unfamiliar with until the last few years. This, despite the fact that I have seen Shaft and XXX: The Return of Xander Cage. It was Hereditary and Knives Out that brought her firmly to my attention, but thus far, my favorite performance of hers has to…

Vampire Academy (A Tale of Two Adaptations)

Vampire Academy is an interesting beast. It’s been adapted for film and television as of last year, as well. Unfortunately, both failed to make it past the very first entry, despite the latter attempt taking several liberties, which, admittedly, made it an interesting world to see. The film, released in 2014, more or less adapted…


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