Comic Book Movie Rewatch: The Shadow

I'm still going through movies adapted from comic books, though I'm starting to run a little low on available titles. This post is about the 1994 movie The Shadow. The Shadow IMDb Rating: 6.1/10 Rotten Tomatoes critics: 36% Rotten Tomatoes audience: 44% My Rating: 6/10 I remember really liking this movie when I was a … Continue reading Comic Book Movie Rewatch: The Shadow

I Recently Finished Reading: Grimalkin The Witch Assassin

This book was a nice change of pace from the rest of the series. Instead of focusing on Tom, Alice, or John Gregory, the story is told from the perspective of former enemy Grimalkin. We learn more of her history, motivations, and abilities. The primary characters from the rest of the series barely even make … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Grimalkin The Witch Assassin

Comic Book Movie Rewatch: The Wolverine Trilogy

I'm still going through movies adapted from comic books, though I'm starting to run a little low on available titles. This post is about the 2009┬ámovie X-Men Origins: Wolverine, 2013's The Wolverine (Extended cut), and 2017's Logan. X-Men Origins: Wolverine IMDb Rating: 6.7/10 Rotten Tomatoes critics: 38% Rotten Tomatoes audience: 59% My Rating: 4/10 This … Continue reading Comic Book Movie Rewatch: The Wolverine Trilogy

I’m Stuck in a Rut and Need some Help

O here's the deal. I'm getting a little tired of my media. While I usually post just about comic book movies or books I've been reading, those aren't the only types of media I consume. I've been watching a few sitcoms recently (going back through Frasier and Modern Family), I listen to music, I'll browse … Continue reading I’m Stuck in a Rut and Need some Help

Genre vs. Literary Fiction

I took a large number of literature and creative writing classes in college, and one of the problems that I often ran into was that I was a genre writer/reader, while all of my professors were literary writers/readers. I was never directly criticized for preferring genre fiction, but I also felt like those professors didn't … Continue reading Genre vs. Literary Fiction

I Recently Finished Reading: The Calculating Stars

As winner of the 2019 Hugo for best novel, this book jumped to the top of my queue. My wife was really excited as she's a big fan of Mary Robinette Kowal, but this was my first time reading a book by the author. The book starts with a bang. Literally. The first scene is … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: The Calculating Stars