You’re here for the science, I’m here for the fiction

Whatever happened to suspension of disbelief? Every time I load YouTube, I see that there’s a new video from the Nerdist explaining the science behind science fiction and fantasy films and TV shows. CinemaSins, best known for their “Everything Wrong With” series, does comedic criticism of movies which focuses on the quality of movies while… Continue reading You’re here for the science, I’m here for the fiction

5 (and a half) of My Favorite Game of Thrones Scenes

SPOILERS UP TO THE END OF SEASON 6 Everyone knows the best scenes in Game of Thrones; Ned’s execution, the Red Wedding, Tyrion’s trial, Tyrion’s confrontation with his father, the White Walkers attack at Hardhome. But these scenes aren’t everything in the show. The show has softer moments, not everything is a trial by combat or a… Continue reading 5 (and a half) of My Favorite Game of Thrones Scenes

Intertextuality: The Empire Strikes Back and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

This post will have spoilers for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. It will also have spoilers for The Empire Strikes Back, but I know that you’ve seen that movie because literally everyone has. The Marvel Cinematic Universe films exist in Disney’s pantheon of intellectual properties alongside the Star Wars franchise. In that way, these movies are linked together.… Continue reading Intertextuality: The Empire Strikes Back and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2