The Umbrella Academy (Season 2)—Another Glorious Season of One of the Greatest Comic Book Shows of All-Time

One of the best Netflix shows that took the world by storm last year (2019 was a fantastic year to be a Netflix subscriber) was the first season of The Umbrella Academy, based on the Dark Horse comic book of the same name by Gerard Way. Filled with great quirky humor, lovable characters, and a …

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Artemis Fowl—A Foul Disgrace to Moviemaking and the Fantasy Genre

The popular YA book series from Eoin Colfer was one of my favorites growing up as it was a very different take on the fantasy genre than what the Harry Potter , The Lord of the Rings, and Inheritance Cycle series gave us. Artemis Fowl was inventive, funny, and an overall enjoyable book series that …

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Emma.: An Auspicious Rendition of a Dainty Comedy of Manners

Jane Austen has a vast catalogue of literature that is ripe for retelling in various medium, and one that we seem to keep gravitating towards is Emma (first published in 1815), her final novel to be published during her life. Back in the ‘90s, Hollywood seemed determined to throw the story of Emma at us …

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The Rhythm Section: A Film That Couldn’t Decide What Tempo to Follow

When you hear that the producers of the Bond films are adapting a well-regarded, female-led spy novel series for the big screen with none other than Blake Lively tapped to star, one can’t help but to get excited. Unfortunately, The Rhythm Section falls on the offbeat too many times and manages to disappoint audiences despite …

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