Tomb Raider hits movie theaters tomorrow, and reviews are scattered. A measly 49% on Rotten Tomatoes, but Variety writes, “you walk out feeling honestly entertained.” Which begs the decades old question: Can video games make good films? The easy answer: yeah, they should. The story and characters are already there. Fans are addicted to these games. […]Read More Tomb Raider – The Gamble on Game Adaptations
For Margaret Atwood fans, The Handmaid’s Tale is a work of genius. If you took a Women’s Studies course in high school or college, you probably read it. If you grew up in the 80s and 90s, you probably read it. It’s almost sacrilegious to touch and try to adapt, and oh, Hollywood tried, poorly. Hollywood […]Read More The Handmaid’s Tale – Offred
Thursday night was the premiere of Queen of the South on USA Network, although you may have thought this show had already been on for a while due to all the publicity and hype. Or because it was – on Telemundo as a wildly successful telenovela La Reina del Sur. USA Network decided to adapt […]Read More Queen of the South
Here we will review the book and movie of Me Before You. We keep spoilers to a minimum, but some basic plot points are shared. Rebecca’s thoughts are in blue and Chris’s in red. I have to admit: the trailer for the movie adaptation of JoJo Moyes’ Me Before You kind of turned me off. I hadn’t read the […]Read More Me Before You Review!
Are you ready for a summer full of awesome novels and entertainment? You should be. Between June and July a number of books are hitting the silver and small screens. There’s still time lounge on the beach with one of these best sellers in hand before they premiere. First up, we’ll be reviewing the movie […]Read More The Book List – What to Read Before You Watch
Katherine McNamara has been acting professionally in television, film, and on stage for over five years. Her credits include Maze Runner: The Scorch Trails and The Fosters. She currently stars as the fiery redhead Clary in Freeform’s new hit TV series Shadowhunters, based off the New York Times best-selling series The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra […]Read More Exclusive Interview with Shadowhunter’s Katherine McNamara
I’m going to talk now about Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the film version of which opened this past weekend. But first—super quick—let’s talk about the destruction of the library of Alexandria. Wait, don’t go. There’s a point, I promise. So legend has it that the infamous Library of Alexandria in Egypt was accidentally burned […]Read More Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (AKA: Get Over Yourself)