Posts Categorized: Reviews

May 13
Movie Review: Army of Darkness (1993)

Movie Review: Army of Darkness (1993)

Movies, Reviews 2

Note: This is another Old Movie Review, written for a class and posted here so it wouldn’t rot away on my external hard drive. Enjoy! In October of 2008, I attended the Dallas Sci-Fi Expo/Star Wars Fan Day. Bruce Campbell was the special guest, and while walking the convention floor,… Read more »

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May 11
Movie Review: Cry-Baby (1991)

Movie Review: Cry-Baby (1991)

Movies, Reviews 3

A brief note: I wrote this review as well as one for Army of Darkness for a course on cult films that I took in the spring semester. I thought, why let them go to waste? So it’s time for Old Movie Reviews! In the eighteen years between the release… Read more »

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May 07
Review: Shadow Bound by Erin Kellison

Review: Shadow Bound by Erin Kellison

Books, Reviews 2 ★★★★½

  If this book isn’t on your wishlist yet, it needs to be. Go ahead, add it now. I’ll wait. Shadow Bound is Kellison’s debut novel, and it is one hell of a debut. The story is richly imagined, fast-paced, and engrossing, and the characters are well-developed and utterly believable…. Read more »

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Apr 28
Review: Mouse Guard by David Petersen

Review: Mouse Guard by David Petersen

Comics, Reviews 1

Mouse Guard by David Petersen Buy it now: at your local comic shop or bookstore. Description: Life is hard for mice. Predators lurk outside the safety of town and the war with the weasels is still a recent memory. The Mouse Guard are a group of brave and adventurous mice… Read more »

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Apr 12
Review: Tsunami Blue by Gayle Ann Williams

Review: Tsunami Blue by Gayle Ann Williams

Books, Reviews 5 ★★½

Gayle Ann Williams’s debut novel is an entertaining read, but it unfortunately suffers from stilted characterization and a weak ending. I have to confess, I bounced back and forth between liking Blue, the main character, and being completely irritated by her. On one hand, she was raised by her Runner… Read more »

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Apr 10
Review: Sebastian by Anne Bishop

Review: Sebastian by Anne Bishop

Books, Reviews 2 ★★★★★

Strangeness Abounds lent me her copies of Sebastian and Belladonna after we had trawled a bookstore looking for good fantasy. I’d tried to read the first book in Anne Bishop’s Black Jewels series several years ago and couldn’t get into it, so I was a little wary of the Ephemera… Read more »

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