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Netflix Pick: Knights of Badassdom

So, I recently watched this little cult-y piece of nerdom on Netflix the other day. Knights of Badassdom is an (very obviously) independent film from B-movie director Joe Lynch. This movie is good and bad and good, in a bad way. The cast contains some surprisingly big names, including Summer Glau and Peter Dinklage.

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Two songs from upcoming Into the Woods released

I’m getting very excited for the Christmas day release of Into the Woods, the upcoming Disney musical. The other day I watched the recorded ’80’s Broadway version staring Bernadette Peters. At first a bit worried it might spoil the film, it actually made me that much more excited. Unlike some, I think this is a ...

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Star Wars, Jurassic World, and Pan Trailers

Some pretty exciting movie trailers have come out over the past couple weeks, along with many fake trailers. Having been a huge Peter Pan fan my whole life, dating back to the live action filmed Broadway production that I watched as a kid on a regular basis, I’m pretty much all over anything related to ...

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Short Story Pick: The Discovered Country

Ian R. MacLeod’s The Discovered Country takes place in Farside, a virtual afterlife for the wealthy.

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Saga: Volumes I-III

Last week I finished reading Volumes I-III of the Saga graphic novel series by Brian K. Vaughan and illustrated by Fiona Staples. It has been a while since I’ve read a graphic novel, but this series has inspired me to remember how great the storytelling can be.

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‘Homeland’ Season Four (spoilers (tiny ones))

I just watched the first episode of “Homeland” season four, or two part episode, The Drone Queen and Trylon and Perisphere, which count as the first two episodes. Hope that’s sufficiently confusing. I didn’t get into “Homeland” until this year (and when I did, I promptly watched the first three seasons in a span of about ...

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Short Story Pick: Immersion

Immersion, by Aliette De Bodard, won the 2012 Nebula Award and 2013 Locus Award for Best Short Story. Originally published in Clarkesworld Magazine, this short story is about the effects of technology on society.

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‘Black Sails’ Returns in January

The Starz original series “Black Sails” has set a January 24 release date for its second season.

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Favorite Movie Titles

As a sucker for words and adamant believer in judging a movie by its title (ditto books and pretty much everything else), I decided a good way to kick off this blog was to list my favorite film titles: 

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