Movie Review

‘All Creatures Great and Small’ truly is some of the best TV right now

I know I’ve blogged before about the new adaptation of All Creatures Great and Small currently airing on PBS Masterpiece (at least twice, in fact). But this truly is one of the best series on TV right now, and if you haven’t checked it out yet, I highly, highly recommend

Growing pains? Checking in on our favorite franchises

There’s been a special tradition missing from my holiday season schedule the last couple of years: going to the theater to watch a new Star Wars movie. I’d gotten used to the release of a new Star Wars movie every year around Christmastime, and for whatever reason, I felt the

My 10 most anticipated geek stories of 2023

1. Dune: Part 2 There’s no competition for my most anticipated movie of 2023: it’s Dune: Part 2, the follow-up to Denis Villeneuve’s masterpiece 2021 adaptation of the first part of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi classic. I’ve managed to remain (mostly) unspoiled about the events that take place in the latter

My top 10 favorite geek stories of 2022

When I was putting together my “best of the year” list for 2022, I had to chuckle because at least half of the items that ended up being my favorites were either A) not even on my radar at the start of the year or B) a movie or TV

TV review: ‘Wednesday’ series is a creepy, kooky delight

Although I can recognize the classic Addams Family theme song the second I hear those iconic finger snaps, I don’t have a lot of other familiarity with the franchise, beyond knowing a few character names from pop culture references.  Initially, Netflix’s new spinoff series about Addams Family daughter Wednesday wasn’t

Revisiting ‘Willow’ and exploring the new Disney+ sequel series

I was a bit surprised when I first heard that Lucasfilm would be releasing a big-budget miniseries sequel to the 1980s fantasy adventure film Willow. While ’80s nostalgia is definitely having a moment (thanks to hits like Stranger Things), I don’t feel Willow had the same cultural staying power as

Movie review: ‘Enola Holmes 2’ is a delightful sequel

The first Enola Holmes movie — featuring the younger sister of famous literary detective Sherlock Holmes — premiered in the midst of the nightmare of a year that was 2020, in a world still upended by the COVID pandemic when theatrical film releases were few and far between.  Enola Holmes

TV review: ‘House of the Dragon’ one of my favorite geek stories this year

The first season of House of the Dragon ended on a maddening cliffhanger this past Sunday, with a devastating tragedy that will surely send shockwaves across the land of Westeros and plunge the realm into an infamous civil war known in George R.R. Martin’s writings as the “Dance of the

Four things I loved most about MCU special ‘Werewolf by Night’

Before I sat down to watch the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s hour-long Werewolf by Night special on Disney+, I knew absolutely nothing about it. However, it didn’t take me long to realize that I really liked what I was seeing.  The special combines the MCU with a classic monster movie/horror vibe,

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