In Which I Review “Silence,” the Book & the Film

Buckle up, ladies and gents! It's been a long time since I've been this passionate about a story, and I am here to tell you this one is a must-read, must-see.  Back in ye olden days (and by "ye olden days" I mean 2016) when the film Silence came out, a friend of mine told … Continue reading In Which I Review “Silence,” the Book & the Film

Thoughts on the Star Wars Saga (now that I’ve seen it all!)

I admit, I considered shelving this post for two reasons: 1) I feared it would seem trivial, talking about Star Wars while America loses its collective mind, and 2) while I adore Star Wars, its fandom isn't known for...ahem...tolerance...and I know what I say here may ruffle a few feathers regardless of how kindly and respectfully I try to … Continue reading Thoughts on the Star Wars Saga (now that I’ve seen it all!)

Tale As Old as a Galaxy Far Away (Star Wars Blogathon #2!)

If you told me five years ago that the one fictional romantic pairing I couldn't tolerate would become one of my favorites, and that I'd be writing scholarly articles on how they actually follow one of my favorite storytelling themes...I would've laughed in your face. Yet here I am. The year is 2020, this my second post … Continue reading Tale As Old as a Galaxy Far Away (Star Wars Blogathon #2!)