Comic Book vs. Movie – Bloodshot

When you see a trailer for a movie based on a book, how do you react? I usually have one of three possible responses. If the movie is based on a book I loved, my reaction will either be, "I can't wait to see that!" or "Oh no! They're going to ruin it!" But when…

The Scarlet Pimpernel

With yesterday marking the beginning of National Poetry Month, I thought it would be appropriate to start out the month of April by re-watching a movie that I knew contained a little bit of poetry...The Scarlet Pimpernel. "They seek him here. They seek him there. Those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in Heaven? Or…

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past month and have no idea what is currently going on in the world, you've probably thought about the Coronavirus at least once today. Covid-19 is frequently being brought to our attention through news and social media outlets, socially distant interactions with friends and relatives, and…

Happy Venom-tine’s Day!

Happy Venom-tine's Day everyone! Today has been a wonderful celebration of my favorite Marvel Comics symbiote. My celebration officially began early this morning with a cup of hot chocolate and a fantastic Venom story. Venom: Lethal Protector, by James R. Tuck, is a novelization of a comic book story originally released in six parts (created…

Comic Book vs. Movie – Snowpiercer

While my personal policy is to read books prior to seeing the movie adaptation, there are times when that isn't always possible. This often happens to me because a friend or family member invites me out to see a movie before I've had a chance to read (or finish reading) the book. But sometimes, I…

Knives Out

This afternoon, I finally had the opportunity to see Knives Out at the movie theater. I'm a huge fan of mysteries (in the form of books, films, and television shows), so I was really looking forward to seeing this movie...and had been since the release of the trailer earlier this year. Knives Out is about…