She’s Got Nothing to Prove: Being a Woman in Fandom

This past weekend, I spent time with wonderful people at ConCarolinas 2019/Deep South Con 57. I did something I had never done before. I got emotional during a panel. The panel was “She’s Got Nothing to Prove” and I was one of several amazing women who participated. Being a female in fandom is a wonderful… Continue reading She’s Got Nothing to Prove: Being a Woman in Fandom

Slender Man Movie Review: False Advertising & Wasted Potential

The newest "Slender Man" (2018) movie was released last night. I don't normally write reviews unless I feel inspired to do so. Sometimes this is a good thing. In this case, it wasn't. I have been fascinated by the Slenderman (Slender Man?) phenomenon for quite a while. I'm not even talking about the subsequent crimes… Continue reading Slender Man Movie Review: False Advertising & Wasted Potential

“Lights Out” 2016 Review: Scares & Mental Illness

Tonight, I had the pleasure of seeing the movie, "Lights Out." I've been a horror movie buff since I was a kid. I love scary movies, especially paranormal ones about ghosts, demons, and other creatures that go bump in the night. I do like the slasher movies as well, but paranormal suspense has a special… Continue reading “Lights Out” 2016 Review: Scares & Mental Illness

Ghostbusters 2016: My Review

It seems that my thoughts on the latest "Ghostbusters" movie has been waited on with bated breath! I will also say that this is one of the rare times that I have made an effort to see a movie on opening weekend. I did this mainly for the fact that I didn't want to wait… Continue reading Ghostbusters 2016: My Review

Buffy Film vs. Buffy TV

After being an avid viewer of the television series in my high school days, I was excited to venture into this project of comparing “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” in it’s two very different elements of the television series and the film.  The show’s creator, Joss Whedon, wrote the film.  But Whedon was not pleased with… Continue reading Buffy Film vs. Buffy TV

My Thoughts on Julie Taymor’s The Tempest

I got a late Christmas gift.  After missing out on seeing Julie Taymor's The Tempest due to an extremely limited theatrical release, a dear friend of mine gifted the DVD for me for Christmas.  The anticipation of seeing this film has been building for well over a year now.  I enjoy film adaptations of Shakespeare… Continue reading My Thoughts on Julie Taymor’s The Tempest

A Farewell to Childhood

Tonight, I finally saw Toy Story 3.  I know...egads!  That movie has been in theaters and to DVD.  Why did I wait this long to finally see it?  Lack of time.  The usual excuse.  So, get your freak outs out of your system that I didn't see this movie sooner.  Because that's not what this… Continue reading A Farewell to Childhood