Movie Review – The Jungle Book

Live-action versions of their classic animated features is a thing for Disney right now, and the next one is The Jungle Book.  Yeah, I know it’s technically adapted from the Kipling book but make no mistake the classic animated version is the inspiration here.  Thankfully, it’s a really good adaptation. The first thing that stands… Continue reading Movie Review – The Jungle Book

Kid Movie Reviews – Hugo

I KNEW this would happen.  I bought a copy of Hugo the other day, and we watched it.  My son (the stick-in-the-mud who wouldn’t go see it with me in the theater) loved it.  I love it.  The visuals are amazing, the story wonderful, and the casting perfect.  I can’t wait to see Asa Butterfield… Continue reading Kid Movie Reviews – Hugo

Friday Finds – LOTR and Star Wars

Hey, it’s been a while.  Vacations, children, car shopping, attending Sabres games in the press box, all take a toll on my time.  Onto the posts! The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim First Impressions – Oh yeah, this has a lot to do with the lack of regular content too. Skyrim Stories – The Shakiest Swordarm… Continue reading Friday Finds – LOTR and Star Wars

Ender’s Game News – Ben Kingsley and Hollywood Whitewashing

Some notes:  This post has some plot details of Ender’s Game: The Book, so if you haven’t read it (and WHY NOT) read the rest of this at your own risk. I hesitate to even write this, as Orson Scott Card’s books were a pretty fundamental part of my childhood, after I read my brother’s… Continue reading Ender’s Game News – Ben Kingsley and Hollywood Whitewashing