Movies

Gothel and Maleficent: A Study in Contrasts

I recently watched both Tangled* and Maleficent* for the first time, and I was absolutely enchanted by both! Tangled is a feat of pure Disney magic, easily one of the best "Disney Princess" movies I've ever seen, and hilarious to boot. As for Maleficent... talk about a powerful film that turned an old and, quite frankly, two-dimensional story on its head! The… Continue reading Gothel and Maleficent: A Study in Contrasts

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Two Tags For a Scatterbrained Weekend

I've been so mentally busy these past two weeks with studying the publishing process for Lionhearted, I reached this weekend with very little to blog about! Thankfully both Amelie of the Swordmaiden of the King and Emily of The Altogether Unexpected each sent me a tag about a month ago, so I'm gonna do them both in one… Continue reading Two Tags For a Scatterbrained Weekend

Movies, Television

Summertime Mini-Reviews in 100 Words or Less

A year ago I did 6 Movie Reviews in 100 Words or Less. Today, amid preparations for our annual "deep housecleaning" and continuing the long, hard slog of finishing Lionhearted 4.0 (finally hit the halfway point, thank goodness), I'm once again setting for myself this fun little summertime challenge! Here are four mini-reviews for you in 100… Continue reading Summertime Mini-Reviews in 100 Words or Less

Movies, Television, The Fangirl Life

The Fantastical and Felicitous Fictional Character Blog Tag

Emily of the delightful blog The Altogether Unexpected included me in this fun tag! It's been a while since I got to really fangirl on this blog (and I get to do it again next time for my Ultimate Doctor Who Recap Post, yippee!). I'm so excited about finally getting around to answering her questions! (This… Continue reading The Fantastical and Felicitous Fictional Character Blog Tag

Life Updates, The Uncategorized Void

The Five Things Tag

I've been keeping this tag for one of those weeks where I'm too busy to blog, soooooooo...after a week of Camp NaNoWriMo, shopping, visits from friends, and a nasty cold, here ya go 😉 Five things you’ll find in my bag: ONE: A notebook (a writer must never be without her notebook, which is precisely… Continue reading The Five Things Tag

Movies

Movie Review: “Captain Marvel”

CAPTAIN MARVEL. How can I describe the absolute beauty, hilarity, power, and preciousness of this film? I laughed, I clapped, I cheered, I even got a little emotional at one point. It was WONDERFUL. Vers is a Kree warrior who finds herself caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle between her people and the… Continue reading Movie Review: “Captain Marvel”

Movies

Movie Review: The Martian

It's quite appropriate that my family and I re-watched The Martian this weekend, since NASA's latest exploratory machine, InSight, landed on Mars on November 26th! I'm really excited about InSight, especially since it sent back some absolutely gorgeous pictures of the Martian landscape. (And yes, I do try to keep up with space exploration stuff. Apparently NASA… Continue reading Movie Review: The Martian