Chilled out

For those of us of a certain age, Sabrina Spellman has always been Melissa Joan Hart’s incessantly perky and upbeat version from the 1990s TV show “Sabrina the Teenage Witch”. However, the new Netflix series “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” is based on the recent (2014 to present) “Chilling Adventures of… Read more

Fan service

I have just finished reading “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” to my youngest daughter, which was a lot of fun. And yes, my Dolores Umbridge voice is awesome. 🙂 At the recommendation (insistence) of a friend, I have since dipped a toe into the sometimes interesting (and… Read more

Giant killer

I Kill Giants is an odd little film (based on the comic of the same name) about Barbara (Madison Wolfe), who has created a fantasy world inspired by her love of Dungeons & Dragons and the career of former baseball pitcher, Harry Coveleski—which is an apparently strange combination. She believes… Read more

Richard was right

I first played Warcraft back in the day when it was a top-down strategy game, rather than the first-person, online behemoth it became later on. I even played the very first version, pitting my little orc and human minions against my dastardly enemies. Warcraft: Orcs & Humans was the best… Read more

Going solo

As always, I’m a bit late to the party, but this week I finally went to see Solo: A Star Wars Story. Based on the fairly average (and sometimes gleefully negative) media coverage I wasn’t expecting much, but it was… pretty good, actually. Alden Ehrenreich was a decent Han Solo,… Read more