Category Archives: Movies

Watch “Almost Human” Instead

I don’t see many movies in the theatre anymore, mostly because there hasn’t been much that’s piqued my interest lately. But this week was my husband’s birthday and he wanted to see Chappie. I agreed so long as I could … Continue reading

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Everything I need know about Allusion I learned from “The Big Bang Theory”

Allusion is when a reference to something–a person, place, thing, or work of literature–is mentioned in a story. The idea is that people get what the reference means and the connection brings a deeper meaning to the reader’s experience. As an … Continue reading

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Abraham the Vampire Slayer? Review of “Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”

I had the opportunity to catch Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter on Space last night and I was surprisingly impressed. What I thought was going to be a campy movie turned out to be entertaining with amazing CGI. In case you … Continue reading

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How NOT to make a book trailer

For years I thought that if I were ever in a position to need a book trailer I’d be independently wealthy and could hire a professional to do it for me. Barring that, I’d use Flash. I have a basic … Continue reading

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