The Marvel/Disney Partnership | The Science of Adaptation

In 2009, media empire Disney added another number to its repertoire – Marvel Comics and everything that came with them. This was a logical purchase – Marvel, coming off of the success of Iron Man and already laying the seeds for 2012’s massively successful The Avengers, it only made sense that one of the biggest names in Hollywood wanted… Continue reading The Marvel/Disney Partnership | The Science of Adaptation

Intertextuality: Princess Bride and Pirates of the Caribbean

Hi everyone! A few announcements for my dedicated fans who have been wondering about my infrequent posts! (Perhaps about ten of you XD) I’ve been rather busy lately, so I haven’t been able to dedicate quite as much time to this blog. I missed last month’s Captain’s Log, but have been posting to twitter a little… Continue reading Intertextuality: Princess Bride and Pirates of the Caribbean

Captain’s Log: September 2016

Star Trek 50th Anniversary Hooray! 50 years ago this month, the first episode of Star Trek aired! Since I’ve only seen a few movies here and there, I’ve never been crazy-passionate about the franchise, but I adore movies like The Wrath of Khan and Star Trek (2009). Each great sci fi franchise has an overarching theme, and… Continue reading Captain’s Log: September 2016

To Infinity and Beyond: My love for Toy Story

At long last, I’m writing about Toy Story! people see my post about Harry Potter post and say “Why don’t you write about Harry Potter more?” And all I’ve been saying is “Why can’t I write about Toy Story more?” Toy Story, for many people of my age, was a crucial part of childhood. It’s no stretch of the truth to… Continue reading To Infinity and Beyond: My love for Toy Story