Five Reasons to get excited about Amazon Prime’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel premiered on Amazon Prime as a single episode during their pilot season in March of this year. Rachel Brosnahan (House of Cards) plays Midge Maisel, a New York housewife during the 1950’s, who becomes a stand-up comedienne after her husband leaves her, a struggling comic himself. The show was picked up … More Five Reasons to get excited about Amazon Prime’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

The Ways I love Each Adapted Elizabeth Bennet

Elizabeth Bennet- not only does she have the best forename in existence (I might be biased), she is also one of the most beloved heroines of classic literature. Somehow Elizabeth has stood against time as an adored protagonist and as she continues to be adapted in various media forms (comics, webseries, movies), I never tire of her. … More The Ways I love Each Adapted Elizabeth Bennet

Westworld Episode One: “The Original” Review

I had forgotten that Westworld was premiering on HBO, but randomly managed to catch it Sunday night, a pleasant surprise to wrap the weekend. All I could really remember from the trailer was sci-fi and animatronics, or something like that. What I got was a more complex question about the realities we live in and … More Westworld Episode One: “The Original” Review

Japan Welcomes the 2020 Olympics with Mario and Other Characters

As the Rio Olympic games came to an end last night during the closing ceremonies, the torch was passed from Brazil to Japan. Tokyo will host the 2020 Olympic games and they are already getting us hyped. Japan’s video for their upcoming Olympics gave spotlight to Hello Kitty, Pac Man, and Mario. We also learned that … More Japan Welcomes the 2020 Olympics with Mario and Other Characters

Stranger Things: Kickin’ it old school and keepin’ it weird

There’s a consensus about Stranger Things that everyone reviewing the show on the internet has somehow magically come to: a Spielberg/Stephen King, 80’s homage to genre entertainment. It’s a decent description for the show, but a bit of a generalization. There are a number of tropes pulled from 80’s movies: bikes, bike lights, forests, flashlights, guys in … More Stranger Things: Kickin’ it old school and keepin’ it weird

Vikings Season Three Finale

Spoilers ahead. All of them. The season three finale of History Channel’s Vikings premiered last Thursday with The Dead. In this final episode we found some closure to the Paris invasion, though much is still left hanging, and Ragnar Lothbrok died, but turned out to be fooling everyone, or at least everyone important besides his son.