The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab—Adaptability Review

There were several years where I had zero joy in reading, mostly caused from the forced nature of reading for school and the lack of knowing a good series to fall into. The two books that made me fall in love with reading again was V.E. Schwab's A Darker Shade of Magic and Emily St. …

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Invincible (2021, Season 1)—Review

With the massive amounts of comic book properties that have been getting adapted lately, it is always nice to get one that surprises and subverts the general audience's expectations. This year's comic adaptation to do that, is Amazon's first season of Invincible (2021- ), based on the Skybound/Image comic of the same name. By taking …

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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)—Review

The Marvel content during the pandemic has all been very good, but, other than WandaVision, neither the shows or Black Widow have reached the level of what I would consider top-tier MCU. That has officially changed. As a huge fan of comic book, wuxia, and Kurosawa films, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings …

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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021, Season 1)—Review

Editing Note: This was written two months ago, but is only now being published. If there is any weird/out of place statements involving timing, that is why. Marvel and Disney have done it again. With WandaVision's (2021) incredible success on Disney+ earlier this year, hopes were high for Marvel's future presence on the streaming service. …

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Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark—Adaptability Review

A show that I thoroughly enjoyed last year, even though I never wrote a review for it, was HBO's Lovecraft Country (2020) which was based on a book by the same name by Matt Ruff (2016). Part of what made that show so good is that it combined dark, Lovecraftian fantasy with history, and in …

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