Category Archives: Movies

August 25

Dungeons & Dragons Live from PAX

Every year at PAX West, RPG fans crowd into a room to watch people play Dungeons & Dragons – as per tradition. Dungeon Master Chris Perkins is known for taking his victims, errr…I mean adventurers, on crazy journeys, keeping the players and viewers entertained and enthralled. But, this year is special! Because now, even if […]

July 15

Ghostbusters Is The Movie Of The Summer

The fact that Hollywood was producing a Ghostbusters reboot has been driving film fans and the internet in general wild for over a year now. In part, this is because director Paul Fieg and Co. made the bold and progressive decision to recast the main roles with comic actresses. It’s also in part because the […]

August 26

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

By: Meg Humphrey THIS DOES CONTAIN SOME SPOILERS!! I remember blowing through the first three Mission: Impossible movies before Ghost Protocol came out. They were alright – it was nice to see the famous scenes within context – but I didn’t have a strong desire to keep up with the franchise. Ghost Protocol changed that. […]

August 21

5 Fandom Friday: Crossovers I Needed Yesterday

By: Meg Humphrey Like all fangirls growing up, I have often thought of what would happen if so-and-so ended up in this-and-that show and what drama would ensue. Growing older, my crossover ideas have gotten a little less romantic, but no less obsessive! Here are my favorite from past and present. Alien vs. Predator vs. […]

August 05

Paul Rudd is the (Ant) Man!

By: Meg Humphrey I loved Ant-Man all the way down to its teeny tiny pieces. I’ve been seeing things like “Ant-Man is Phase 2’s Hulk” and yes, it did pull in smaller box office numbers than more recent Marvel movies, and yes, the villain is basically an evil version of Ant-Man, but honestly I think […]

July 27

My Favorite Changes in the Harry Potter Movies

By: Meg Humphrey I recently binge watched the Harry Potter movies before embarking on my boyfriend’s first journey to the written world of Hogwarts (he had seen the movies, but hasn’t read the books). Here are my happy-face thoughts about what the movies made their own. Neville gave Harry the gillyweed for the second Triwizard […]

July 20

What the Harry Potter Movies Shouldn’t Have Changed

By: Meg Humphrey I recently binge watched the Harry Potter movies before embarking on my boyfriend’s first journey to the written world of Hogwarts (he had seen the movies, but hasn’t read the books). Here are my frowny-face thoughts about what the movies passed over. Dudley never thanked Harry. A recurring theme in Harry Potter […]