I spent Memorial Day weekend at MomoCon, a geek convention for gaming, anime, animation, and comics in Atlanta. MomoCon has grown considerably in just over ten years, with over 30,000 attendees this year. In terms of panels, guests, and vendors, this con in comparable to Atlanta’s Dragon Con, which takes place each year over Labor Day weekend. … More Atlanta’s MomoCon 2017
With this weekend’s release of Guardian’s of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the summer movie season is officially underway (ignore the fact that the solstice isn’t until June). This summer brings a number of highly anticipated films, including a female-lead superhero movie along with some sequels, remakes, and originals. Here are trailers for the films I’m most … More Summer Movie Trailers 2017
*All the spoilers ahead* A couple weeks ago Starz’s Black Sails came to an end after four seasons. The show was set up as a prequel to Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, but incorporated many historical figures and famous pirates into the show along with politics from the British government as the pirates fight to maintain control of Nassau. … More Review: Black Sails Series Finale
I’m stealing this idea from the many other bloggers who have posted their “Dream Loot Crate”. I’ve been receiving the Loot Crate subscription box since January. Loot Crate is geared toward nerdy fandom with different themes every month. I reviewed January’s “Origins” themed crate here. I’ve been enjoying receiving the boxes, it’s like Christmas every … More My “Sky” Themed Dream Loot Crate
I have recently become a Sailor Moon fan- as in, the past few months. I’m not sure what took me so long to get on board with the series. There are a lot of people in my circle who love- LOVE- Sailor Moon, but I have always had reservations. I guess, I saw the school girl … More Finding Sailor Moon: A Binge-Watching Story
If I had to chose a personal favorite among Hayao Miyazaki’s films, it would probably be Howl’s Moving Castle. In fact, it’s a personal all-time favorite film. This was the first Miyazaki film that I saw, freshman year of college, and watching Howl’s, a door opened and I couldn’t consume Miyazaki’s works fast enough. Rewatching it a few … More Miyazaki Rewatch: Howl’s Moving Castle
This month I received my first Loot Crate, which is also my first subscription box. I did some research around the internet, trying to decide on a subscription box geared toward my nerdy interests and Loot Crate was high on many lists. After receiving January’s “Origins” themed crate, I’m pretty happy with my investment.
Avoiding the cold weather over the weekend, I decided they best way to spend a Sunday indoors was to watch some of my favorite anime classics. Kiki’s was the first DVD I popped in and realized that it had been years since I’ve watched many Miyazaki films. Rewatching these movies is a new experience and, I’ve found, … More Miyazaki Rewatch: Kiki’s Delivery Service