Pirates of the Caribbean: it just gets stranger and stranger

I know a lot of people who don’t really care for the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise as a whole. They thought the first one was fun and the 2nd and 3rd ones were convoluted pieces of crap. Therefore, I had a hard time finding someone who would see #4 with me. Luckily I have… Continue reading Pirates of the Caribbean: it just gets stranger and stranger

I prayed that Priest would be good…

It wasn’t. Wow. What a great way to kick off a review. More detail you ask? Well here ya go… To give you a little background, yes, Priest is most certainly a graphic novel adaption as so many sci-fi/fantasy films seem to be these days. It’s set in a world where apparently man and vampire have… Continue reading I prayed that Priest would be good…

Evolution of a Hero, Vol. 1

What? He’s a monster. Shut up. SAVE ME WES! If you’ve read my earlier post about Malcom Reynolds and Han Solo, you know that I have a spot in my heart for bad boys. Seriously, what girl doesn’t? But the thing is, with those characters you never get the full story of how they became… Continue reading Evolution of a Hero, Vol. 1

Something wicked this way comes

  Witches have had a pretty bad rap.  Throughout history they’ve been portrayed as ugly old hags bent on evil doing or using magic for profit.  The Stygian Witches personify this stereotype.  Three hideous crones sharing one eye and one tooth between them and practicing cannibalism (although how they managed to eat flesh with one… Continue reading Something wicked this way comes

Twitards Unite

A couple of years ago I got into a LiveJournal argument with a fellow poster’s friend (arguing online is the BEST) about whether or not Bella was just another sullen teenager and Edward was an abusive boyfriend.  She claimed Stephenie Meyer’s writing was bad for teenage girls because it is sexist, that Bella and Edward… Continue reading Twitards Unite