The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang—Adaptability Review

If you have read my reviews for Mulan (2020), Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021), or my blurb about Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) in my "15 International Films on Netflix to Watch While In Quarantine" article from early 2020, you would know that I absolutely adore Chinese fantasy. By far my …

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The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021)—Review

The Conjuring franchise is one of the best horror franchises being produced right now. The Conjuring (2013), The Conjuring 2 (2016), Annabelle Creation (2017), and Annabelle Comes Home (2019) are all fantastic that have cemented their place as some of the best franchise-horror films ever made. Up until this year, the only times this franchise …

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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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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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