It’s Ghostbusters Trailer Day!

I’ve been waiting, and waiting, and waiting for a Ghostbusters trailer and it’s hereeeeeeeeeee: It looks fantastic! Ghosts look fun, outfits look cool, and ghostbusting looks classic. I grew up loving the Ghostbusters movies and never could’ve imagined seeing a genderswap. So awesome. (If I have one issue though: why is the one woman of…

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Best Picture: Spotlight

I’m a bit of a Ruffalo-head. (Wait, is there a nickname for fans of Mark Ruffalo like the Chris Pine Pine-nuts?) Anyway! I like Mark Ruffalo. In movies & probably in real life… he just seems like a solid guy. (Into activism, cares about people, and also he was great in 13 Going on 30.)…

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

I never watched any of Star Wars as a kid, so I’m minimally invested in the movies, the overarching storylines, and the whole universe in general. (Honestly, I’m more of a Star Trek person, which probably isn’t surprising if you know about me & politics. We’re BFFs. I also really love Firefly and Battlestar Galactica) Still,…

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

I just realized there’s a hole in this blog’s depiction of me because I have only very slightly mentioned my love for Jane Austen before, so you should probably prepare yourself for some future time in which I explain how brilliant she was and try to convince you to read annotated versions of her books…

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Hi, I watched Jurassic World.

We had a delicious BBQ lunch today, so decided to do a snacks-only dinner (popcorn, M&Ms, & amazing jalapeno pretzels) and watch a movie tonight. We chose Jurassic World, because, well, we like big ol’ action movies and are of exactly the right age to have both loved Jurassic Park as kids. FYI: We rented it through…

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