A few years ago, someone I know thought I should turn my blog site into a subscription site offering entertainment and book reviews, short stories, and more. However, I thought it was too much of a risk. This year with encouragement from additional people I know, I have chosen to find out if this idea […]
The 2014 film, Get on Up, takes an autobiographical look at the Godfather of Soul; James Brown starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Tate Taylor. Over the course of several years, I have seen documentaries on James Brown and several of his recorded concerts. As a result, I think Chadwick nails Brown’s voice and his […]
I kept watching Showtime’s Penny Dreadful first season and the finale felt strong and did not disappoint. The major questions get an answer and the one story line left continues into the second and third (last season). Spoiler if you have not seen the show the story line that continues belongs to Vanessa. Sir Malcolm […]
The world has changed and few humans live above ground instead they live below ground as burrow people. Thereas above ground the rest of the species have evolved and mutated into either giants or develop human like abilities/characteristics. One day as the humans’ world comes under attack and they flee, a girl Kipo gets caught in a rush of […]
Monsters at Work opens with a new monster, Tylor Tuskmon who has a similar build to Sulley and has a great scare ability. Just before he graduates university his instructor gives him a letter from Monsters Inc with a job offer. The only problem is between the letter going out and him arriving to work Monsters Inc has gone through […]
Throughout this film I kept smiling. Nothing could burst my bubble on how much Clarence Avant has done in his life and the number of people he impacts in the decades he been in music and film. In the late 1950s Avant was a manager at a New Jersey lounge when Joe Glaser (a jazz...
Fifteen years ago Trese came out as a graphic comic book series. This year it began its first season as an anime series on Netflix. The name of the series refers to a family who acts as go-between monsters and humans living in Manila. Diplomacy is preferable. However, if this does not work out magic,...
A volcano known as Katla has kept erupting for a year in the town of Vik. Many residents have left with only a few die-hard residents remaining. One of these residents Gríma lost her sister Ása on the night Katla began to erupt. She and the rest of the residents went looking for her sister but could not find Asa. Eventually only Gríma kept looking […]
The new Netflix series, Sweet Tooth, takes inspiration from the limited comic book series drawn and created by Jeff Lemire and published by DC Comic’s Vertigo imprint. This version is much lighter in tone than the comic book series. It is a good thing too because we already have several shows like The Walking Dead and movies […]
Students at Heritage High School have come together for two different commemoration ceremonies. During one of them, a few people enter wearing unicorn masks and immediately begin to shoot at those gathered. By the end of the rampage, four students are shot to death and many others injured. Special Investigations detective Rami David gets a […]
The last time I saw Stranger Things, Hooper left food in a box for Eleven hoping she would come out of hiding in the woods. I took my break waiting for season three and got happy last year when I saw a sneak peek of Hooper in Moscow. Until recently, I did not realize season...
Mark Bowman (Eric Andre’) is the head of a tech company who made Pal a female voiced artificial intelligence program available on all hi tech cell phones. It acts as the most helpful electronic source of information and entertainment which he and the rest of the world depend on. One day Mark decides to upgrade […]
The Batch travel by warp speed in their ship while Echo continues to make repairs while Tech works on a device to test and turn off their brain chips. Then suddenly the ship loses power and Tech orders the others to buckle in for a crash landing on a moon. While this happens Wrecker hits […]