Category Archives: Television & Movies

Movie Review: “Star Trek Into Darkness”

Warning: This post contains massive spoilers from the beginning. When did actors become too talented for their movie roles? That question started to bother me soon after watching the latest Star Trek film, “Star Trek Into Darkness”. It wasn’t that … Continue reading

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The Heroic Epic in an Age of Television

Last night, after watching the recent trailer for The Hobbit, my mind wandered to the other fantasy epic that I really care about, Game of Thrones. It struck me that enjoying The Hobbit will require extricating myself from the mindset … Continue reading

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TV Review: Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 2 – “The Night Lands”

Last week’s season premiere of Game of Thrones was mostly reintroduction of key characters and concepts from season one, so I’ve held off on a review until this week’s episode. The premiere episode didn’t have a ton of “historical” material, … Continue reading

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TV Review: Game of Thrones, Season 1

Starting next week, I will be doing weekly reviews of the second season of the HBO series Game of Thrones. The show is based on George R.R. Martin’s written epic series A Song of Ice and Fire, which is not … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Was Robin Williams the Villain of Dead Poets Society?

Before you say anything, yes, I am aware that Dead Poets Society came out over twenty years ago, and yes, I am aware that it stars Robert Sean Leonard, who does not appear to have aged a day as Dr. … Continue reading

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