Month: March 2017

Spotlight On: The Bone Witch

Spotlight On: The Bone Witch

Back in December I was browsing through my NetGalley emails (as book reviewers are known to do) and came across one with a book cover that was just beautiful: Then I saw the comparison description: Memoirs of a Geisha meets The Name of the Wind.  But the teaser quote really sealed the deal: “Let me […]

March 7, 2017
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Now Watching: Logan

Now Watching: Logan

Logan: The Superhero Movie You Didn’t Know You Wanted  The year is 2029 and Logan (Hugh Jackman) and Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart) seem to be living off the grid and barely getting by. From all appearances, the mutant/human detente is over and the tipping point wasn’t in mutants’ favor. This is a world without mutants […]

March 2, 2017
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Now Watching: Get Out

Now Watching: Get Out

Imma just put this out there, Jordan Peele’s directorial debut got me all kinds of f*cked up… Get Out starts with a satirical take on highly recognizable situation to lull you into a false sense of smugness; comfortable that you know exactly what this film has in store. And like all good horror movies, before […]

March 1, 2017
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Now Borrowing: The Ballad of..

Now Borrowing: The Ballad of Black Tom

Overall Review: The Ballad of Black Tom is slick and striking in its simplicity. Charles Thomas Tester’s story starts as a deceptively short jaunt along the edges of the magical underworld resting somewhere just beyond our field of vision. In few words, Victor La Valle breathes life into the Jazzy 1920s giving us a glimpse at the […]

March 1, 2017
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5 Episodes In: Taboo

5 Episodes In: Taboo

Taboo caught my attention the old fashion (but atypical for me) way: a TV promo. It looked to be chocked full of the mystical, the disturbed and maybe, just maybe (if we’re lucky) utter mayhem. Now, I freely admit that I am absurdly enamored with Tom Hardy; after watching him rise inexplicably from what appeared to […]

March 1, 2017
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