X-Men: Apocalypse and the Team of Heroes Trope

It’s been a long while since I’ve sat down to read a comic book from cover to cover. I mostly reach for novels and magazines for my recreational reading, well, more like I reach for my Kindle, but you catch my drift. But, as a child I devoured comics. If I wasn’t reading Tolkien or Rowling, I had a superhero-centered comic book in my hands, … Continue reading X-Men: Apocalypse and the Team of Heroes Trope

Rappaport’s Law and Segregation in the Magical U.S.

In 1790, the magical community in North America experienced something we’ve read in No-Maj history books since childhood, but have yet to officially hear about in Rowling’s Harry Potter universe. A complete segregation of individuals due to prejudice and hatred. In the Potter books and films, we are introduced to the concept of “mudbloods”, a witch or wizard born from both magical and non-magical parents. Mixed … Continue reading Rappaport’s Law and Segregation in the Magical U.S.

BBC Three Regenerates to Online Streaming

Last night, BBC Three said goodbye to your TV screen and hello to it’s new platform exclusively online. BBC Three‘s audience remains in the 16-24 year old range, and as we have seen from streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime, young people shifted from live television to online streaming long ago. The new service promises old favorites, as well as new programming including the … Continue reading BBC Three Regenerates to Online Streaming

Where Rory leads, they will follow

News has finally broken regarding Rory Gilmore, the series revival, and her trio of love interests from her years in school. And if it isn’t the best news, yet… According to Entertainment Weekly via TVLine, Jared, Milo, AND Matt will all be returning for Amy Sherman-Palladino’s Netflix reboot of her most popular show. Whether you’re team Dean, Jess, or Logan, this is big news for … Continue reading Where Rory leads, they will follow

Moffat Steps Down as ‘Who’ Showrunner

BBC America revealed today that beloved yet controversial Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat will release his reins as executive producer and lead writer for the series after the completion of it’s 10th season. Chris Chibnall of Broadchurch fame will take over the popular sci-fi adventure series, and Moffat has full faith that Chibnall is the right fit. “It took a lot of gin and tonic to talk … Continue reading Moffat Steps Down as ‘Who’ Showrunner

Supergirl: Similar Concept, Brave New Hero

“From the creators of…” is a well-known phrase in marketing. It’s similar to a friend saying, “If you liked this, then you are going to love this!” That’s how it all started with CBS’s Supergirl and me. I was already impressed with the creators’ past work, so I was definitely on board to see what they cooked up for Kara. Supergirl stars Melissa Benoist  as Kara … Continue reading Supergirl: Similar Concept, Brave New Hero

More Narnia On the Way

Don’t expect to see another wardrobe, but the Chronicles of Narnia series is in fact experiencing a reboot according to Collider’s interview with producer Mark Gordon. Instead of starting from scratch, the series will move on to the next story in the line of books by beloved author C.S. Lewis, The Silver Chair, but will not star any of the actors who portrayed the title … Continue reading More Narnia On the Way

Five Reasons ‘The Office’ is Still the Best

The foundation of Netflix is not it’s original entertainment, though it’s certainly making headway these past few years, but it’s ability to so easily tap into our nostalgia centers and spring forth beloved shows and movies that have stood the test of time. A fantastic example of this is their continued streaming of every single episode of the 2000’s TV classic, The Office. I couldn’t … Continue reading Five Reasons ‘The Office’ is Still the Best

Back to the Wizarding World with Fantastic Beasts

Though we as muggles (no-maj folk) may not expect to encounter doxies, crups, or nargles in our daily lives, there is an obvious desire for the magical and the mysterious as even after seven books and eight films, fans still crave more from J.K. Rowling and her team of storytellers. Thus the film adaptation of a popular pseudo magical textbook was born, and on Tuesday we … Continue reading Back to the Wizarding World with Fantastic Beasts

First Look at ‘Star Trek Beyond’

This week in movie trailers begins with our first look at the new generation of Star Trek without J. J. Abrams. Though we don’t see much  of the plot (except for THE ENTERPRISE BEING DESTROYED), the film looks to be carrying on the look and feel of it’s prequels, with an action-packed trailer set to the Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” as a throwback to young Kirk … Continue reading First Look at ‘Star Trek Beyond’