Category Archives: TV and Movies

Things We Can Learn from Fictional Villains for the New Year

Things We Can Learn from Fictional Villains for the New Year

Reading Time: 5 minutesAll images by Lisa Kay Tate Let’s face it, as much as we all have our favorite fictional heroes and superheroes, who inspire us with their strength (physical and intellectual), their ability to fight for what it right and just, even while battling their own emotional demons, we all really love watching… Read More

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Jedi Master Princess General Leia in ‘The Last Jedi’: The Feminist Hero We Deserve

Jedi Master Princess General Leia in ‘The Last Jedi’: The Feminist Hero We Deserve

Reading Time: 5 minutes Leia in The Last Jedi represents more than a powerful female character; she represents all my aspirations as a teacher and human. After watching The Force Awakens, I feverishly penned a thank you to Carrie Fisher. As a geek woman, I can never thank Ms. Fisher for everything she gave all of us… Read More

The Force Is Strong with Our ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Giveaway!

The Force Is Strong with Our ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Giveaway!

Reading Time: 1 minuteFunko IMAX Giveaway Image: IMAX Unless you’ve been living in a galaxy with no internet, you know that the latest installment of the Star Wars franchise has a major release this week with Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The sequel to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it’s the most anticipated movie of… Read More

9 Things Parents Should Know About ‘The Grand Tour’ Season 2

9 Things Parents Should Know About ‘The Grand Tour’ Season 2

Reading Time: 5 minutesJames May, Jeremy Clarkson, and Richard Hammond star in ‘The Grand Tour.’ Image © Amazon The Grand Tour officially began its second season December 8, with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May at the helm. Although the spirit of the show remains the same, there are plenty of changes from its… Read More

Reel-to-Reel: Origin Horror Movies

Reel-to-Reel: Origin Horror Movies

Let’s talk origin stories. Specifically origin movies within the horror genre. Every so often a franchise is born—or reborn. Recently, I noticed an influx of origin stories for both new and classic horror franchises building up in my movie queue. The biggest issue I have with origin movies is the failure to expand upon the… Read More