Category Archives: Reviews

Special Hallowe’en Episode!

Special Hallowe’en Episode! MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 12, Episode 6 (Sir. Sir? Sir!) (I will eventually get to the first five Season 12 episodes.) For the first time, Murdoch Mysteries decided to produce a special, standalone Hallowe’en episode. This naturally confused … Continue reading

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How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) Having finally watched How to Train Your Dragon earlier this summer, I got around to watching How to Train Your Dragon 2 this past week. It was a great story and I look … Continue reading

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Stardust (2007)

Stardust (2007) There is something to be said for deciding to create a ‘2.0’ version of a story when adapting a novel to film. While all films technically do this, the creators of Stardust openly opted to create new characters, … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor”

Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor As proof that breakout characters and franchise spinoffs are not unique to our current superhero era, William Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor is a comedic spinoff from his history plays. He wrote this … Continue reading

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The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)

The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) Ever wondered how you might react if suddenly thrown into the midst of a spy caper, not knowing who to trust, and relying solely on your quick reaction time and your knowledge of spy … Continue reading

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Christopher Robin (2018)

Christopher Robin (2018) As a long-time fan of the Winnie-the-Pooh franchise, I was thrilled to see that Disney was making a live-action film that explored the idea of what might have happened to Christopher Robin after he grew up. To … Continue reading

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) At long last (after having the film on my shelf for a year and a half), I finally worked up the courage to watch Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them! Now, … Continue reading

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