I considered myself a bit late to the party when I finally made it out to see Thor: Ragnarok tonight, but the packed theater proved me wrong. Could the turnout have been affected by excitement over the recent Avengers: Infinity War trailer, or was Ragnarok just that good of a movie? (Spoiler alert: I believe […]
I was moved to return to this blog after an excruciatingly-long absence after reading a very thought-provoking article over at ScreenRant about the latest Star Wars movie, Rogue One. SPOILERS IN BOTH THE SCREENRANT ARTICLE AND IN THE POST BELOW. In Rogue One, which ends barely minutes before the events of A New Hope, we […]
You know the phrase, “if only I’d known then what I know now”? Well, I can honestly say that watching The Force Awakens is like rediscovering A New Hope all over again.
Yesterday was the big Hollywood premiere of a little movie called Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Tomorrow night, my family and I will be partaking of the Big Deal at its first local showing, in IMAX 3D. My husband, fanboy that he is, bought our family tickets approximately five minutes after they were available for […]
I deliberately waited until today to post about the newest Star Wars trailer, mostly because I figured I was just getting caught up in the tidal wave of nostalgia that everyone else is flailing in. (Well, that, and it’s kind of fun to watch my husband completely fanboy over this!) So I watched it again […]
If you’ve ever been around kids for an extended period of time, you’ve probably read them a story or two. Some are completely benign–almost saccharin-sweet–while others are…less so. But only in the realm of children’s books can kids (and perhaps their loving adults) face off against the big bad monsters and come out on top. […]