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Comic Reviews

Turtles in Time #2

Originally written for Flickering Myth. Not caught up yet? Here’s my review for Turtles in Time #1 “The Turtles’ journey through time continues, and the next stop is Feudal Japan! The Turtles will meet some […]

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2014

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Fantastic special effects and a strong story can’t always be found together. 2011’s catchily titled Rise of the Planet of Apes managed this and became an unexpectedly great film. Each character’s motivation was clear, James […]

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2014

How to Train Your Dragon 2

My brain needed a night’s sleep to make the connection and allow me to figure out what HTTYD2 reminded me of. But this morning it clicked. The Empire Strikes Back. That’s a rather lofty comparison […]

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2014

Under the Skin in 100 Words

Under the Skin shares many similarities with a film I enjoyed immensely last year, Only God Forgives. A talented, attractive star in the main role, lingering shots and sparse dialogue. Yet although it has a […]

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Comic Reviews

TMNT #36

Originally written for Flickering Myth If you’re not all caught up yet, check out my review for TMNT #35, which will make some of following review make more sense! “Leonardo and Splinter plan for the coming […]

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2014

The Purge

As I get older I find that certain themes have a more profound effect on me. How far would I go to protect those I care about? Would I even be able to fight? If […]

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2014

Her

Though Theodore Twombly can craft wonderfully poignant letters in his job as a writer, in his personal life he is deeply troubled following the breakdown of his marriage. Feeling lonely he purchases a newly developed artificially intelligent Operating System voiced […]