Moving straight from The Fall to The Night Eternal in my one-woman book club, I didn’t have to wait long to get an ending to Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s The Strain trilogy. Thoughts? It may not be Salem’s Lot, but it’s good enough. “Good enough.”Read more "Off The Shelf: Review of The Night Eternal (The Strain Book 3)"
Into The Woods is an entertaining and fun musical that feels like it just missed being something truly great.Read more "Film Review: Into the Woods (2014)"
There is no question that Louis Zamperini, the inspiration for the film Unbroken, lived through a long list of crazy experiences that would break most people. To put it simply, he is an inspiration; an inspiration with a story that deserves to be told. But even the craziest life doesn’t make the best movie when it […]Read more "Film Review: Unbroken"
In a previous post I may have mentioned being pretty excited for the adaptation of The Strain from book to TV. Did I watch it? No… But I did read the sequel! That’s gotta count for something…Read more "Off the Shelf: Review of The Fall (The Strain Book 2)"
Peter Jackson brings his Hobbit trilogy to a close with The Battle of the Five Armies, and it is the hardest to call a singular film in this new trilogy.Read more "Dissecting The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies"
Zero Motivation is a subversive look at the prestigious Israeli Military and a funny tale of female friendship.Read more "Film Review: Zero Motivation"
Ana Lily Amirpour’s A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is a promising feature debut, full of style, amazing music and an inspired take on the vampire genre.Read more "Film Review: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night"