Category Archives: Review

July 25

New Jedi Order: an Overview

By: Meg Humphrey   I recently finished my first read through of the New Jedi Order. New Jedi Order is a nineteen book long series within the Star Wars Legends Universe (formerly known as the Expanded Universe) that takes place between twenty-five and twenty-nine years after the Battle of Yavin. I had read the first […]

July 14

Shoujo Manga Maniacs: Strobe Edge

By: Meg Humphrey The manga Strobe Edge by Sakisaka Io was a really refreshing take on the often told story of first loves. Ninako is a high school girl that has never experienced love before. Her friends tell her that her childhood friendship with the boy, Daiki (who is, in fact, in love with Ninako) […]

July 11

Job Hunters: A Kickstarter Success Ready for Your Viewing Pleasure

By: Terra Clarke Olsen As many of you know, I’m a big fan of Kickstarter. I love the crowdfunding process and the projects/products that come to fruition because of the generosity of like-minded people. So it’s always exciting to come across success stories, even if I wasn’t “in the know” early on. Job Hunters, a […]

July 09

One Wild Ride: Snowpiercer

By: Meg Humphrey Spoiler Free! Korean director Bong Joon Ho has already carved a name for himself for niche American audiences with hits like Mother and The Host. Snowpiercer is his English language debut that fans have been dying to see since it was completed and released internationally in 2013. Based on the French graphic […]

June 23

Looking Fly: How to Train Your Dragon 2

By: Meg Humphrey Warning: minor spoilers ahead (not plot, but character details)   A better title to this movie would be “How to Make Grown Adults Cry 2.” Thankfully, I am an expert at wiping away tears underneath two pairs of glasses, so the level of emotional outpouring was welcomed.   Let me be honest […]

June 20

Moon Power!

By: Meg Humphrey Sailor Moon wasn’t my first taste of anime (it was Ranma ½, if you’re curious), but looking back I think it might have been the most important one. I was lucky enough to be able to watch all five seasons in their original Japanese with subtitles due to being in an anime […]

June 06

Under the Skin: An Intense & Unnerving Sci-Fi Film

By: Jen Richards Jonathan Glazer’s latest film, Under the Skin, is one that invokes strong feelings. Based loosely on the book by Michel Faber, and starring Scarlett Johansson, it is a creepy, close up look at what it is like for a being not of this world to experience it. Glazer has been compared to both […]