In Pursuit of “The Next Right Thing”

The following does NOT contain spoilers for the yet-to-be-released Frozen 2, but does make predictions about the film's plot and reveals the lyrics of one pivotal song. Hey there. It’s been a minute. Yes, here we are again, another year nearly over, another resolution to blog more all but thwarted entirely. I thought I’d help … Continue reading In Pursuit of “The Next Right Thing”

How Thor, Forky, and a Murder Book Taught Me Valuable Lessons in Self-Love

The following contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame, but does NOT contain spoilers beyond anything that has already appeared in trailers or publicity for Toy Story 4. Viewer discretion is advised. ...sorry, I've just always really wanted to say that! It’s been awhile since writing one of these blog posts, because despite knowing what I wanted to say, I didn’t … Continue reading How Thor, Forky, and a Murder Book Taught Me Valuable Lessons in Self-Love

Project J-Curve – The Best Solo Valentine’s Day I’ve Ever Had

I should start by clarifying the title -- I've only ever had solo Valentine's Days, as I've been single every single ruddy one of them. However, this was the only Valentine's Day where I haven't been painfully aware of my single status and made self-care a priority. This also serves to elaborate on my previous Project J-Curve … Continue reading Project J-Curve – The Best Solo Valentine’s Day I’ve Ever Had

I Found the Original Pirates 5 Script and…Wow.

Well, no surprise here, but I am back on the same Pirates of the Caribbean research excavation that I just can't seem to quit. --sue me, I'm a nerd. It's been over a year since Dead Men Tell No Tales was released, but recently, pirate lore and historical details have proven a necessary re-entry into my life because of … Continue reading I Found the Original Pirates 5 Script and…Wow.

Shark Week? Try Shark Semicentury.

Buh-duh. Buh-duh. Ba-duh-duh-duh-duh-duh. We’ve all heard that intense, driving two-note score that John Williams wrote for Jaws in 1975, and have subsequently held our breath as we watch the camera push through water along the ocean floor, driving steadily upwards towards flailing limbs just waiting to be chomped by what lies beneath. The only thing … Continue reading Shark Week? Try Shark Semicentury.

Janet Van Dyne is the Best Avenger – Fight Me.

Spoiler Free! Hello and welcome to my TED talk. When Ant-Man was first released in 2015, I immediately took a liking to the character of Hope van Dyne, played by Evangeline Lilly. Seeing as my other standout favorite lady boss in the MCU is Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders), I figured that I simply had a propensity to … Continue reading Janet Van Dyne is the Best Avenger – Fight Me.

Welcome to the Infinity War Support Group – ALL THE SPOILERS.

Spoilers Spoilers Spoilers, my people! Do not proceed if you haven't yet seen Avengers: Infinity War, for I will be talking about every last thing.  Last warning. We good? Okay. Let's go. Holy crap, guys. If you're reading this, you made it through the emotional trauma that is Avengers: Infinity War, so firstly, congratulations. Second, I'm sorry for literally all … Continue reading Welcome to the Infinity War Support Group – ALL THE SPOILERS.

10 Things I Learned from Completing the MCU Challenge

It seems like every year, I need a movie to annoy you all about. Last year was undoubtedly Pirates 5 (sorry again, especially as that was...um...the word “garbage fire” comes to mind), this year, it’s Avengers: Infinity War. But this one's just a little different, I think. Especially as that it is, as it has … Continue reading 10 Things I Learned from Completing the MCU Challenge

The Inevitable Jack Davenport Appreciation Post

Well, this was bound to happen at some point. It may as well happen now. Whenever I am asked/freely spout to anyone who will humor me about my favorite actors, I begin by listing off the well-known stars: Hugh Jackman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Farrell, Chris Pratt... Always, the final name on the list is Jack … Continue reading The Inevitable Jack Davenport Appreciation Post

Miss Jones and I: How a Rom-Com Sets the Tone for My New Year

I have been struggling for awhile to figure out what would be my first blog of 2018, especially as I proved a complete failure at maintaining a consistent writing schedule in 2017 -- my profuse apologies in disappointing my hearty readership of two people! In all sincerity, this blog has, as I've stated before, only … Continue reading Miss Jones and I: How a Rom-Com Sets the Tone for My New Year