…rally

When a world is as convincing, intricate, and engrossing as the magical world of Harry Potter and his wizarding community, it can be a challenge to remember that one woman created it. Of course, since those books laid the groundwork, many creative minds have touched and shaped the wizarding world, but at its heart still…

…Climb Aboard

Kenneth Branagh’s “Murder on the Orient Express” harkens back to a simpler time. A time when train travel was elegant, extravagant, and in style. A time when the journey was just as important as the destination. A time when a murder made headlines and shocked the world. And finally, a time when ensemble casts meant…

…come about

Ahoy, movie lovers! This week we’re bringing ye not one, but two summer blockbusters for y’ argh enjoyment. So, sit back, relax, and let me tell ye the tale of the swashbuckling movie franchise that lost its way…

…find your way

“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There  by Lewis Carroll By now you’ve likely seen the many, many reviews decrying “Alice Through the Looking Glass” (and of course one of its stars, but I’ll be putting those scandalous headlines aside for this review)…

…take a moment

Once upon a time, there was a not too small, but not too big fandom that loved all things by Stephen Sondheim. This fandom had many different opinions and many different favorites, but the most widely beloved among them was a show called “Into the Woods.” Children of all ages loved this musical treasure. Its…

…Transcend

Apologies for the misleading title, but this post will not be a review of Johnny Depp’s latest box office flop. After last summer’s upsetting “Lone Ranger”, the previous summer’s “Dark Shadows”, and the summer before that’s Pirates 4, I’ve begun to lose faith in Mr. Depp’s script-picking abilities. So in order to fill the gap…