Category «reviews»

Review: Blade Runner 2049

My Review of Blade Runner 2049 My summary: A dystopian future where replicants (built humans) are retired by Blade Runners in order to keep the population under control. Why I watched this movie: It was new and rather shiny. I liked the idea of it. What I knew going in: Andriods being hunted down an …

Review: The Shape of Water

My Review of The Shape of Water My summary: A mute janitor at meets and falls in love with a captured fish man. Why I watched this movie: My friends suggested we go see it because it was playing at the Lyric (a local historical movie theater) and because one of those friends lurves Guillermo …

Review: The Fifth Season

My Review of The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin My summary: In a world where some people (called oroenes) can control the earth but are reviled for it, we follow three characters: A child, shunned by her parents and sent to the Fulcrum to learn to control her powers. A young woman is sent by …

Review: The Last Jedi

This review has spoilers. It’s been a month since I saw the movie, but I never got around to putting up this review, so we’re probably outside the time when I need to warn about spoilers, but here it is all the same. I loved this movie. I thought it was entertaining and well-written. Did …

Review: Oathbringer

Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson My basic summary: In a world plagued by regular hurricane-like storms and made mostly of stone, our intrepid heroes (Established in the first two books) continue on their path to try and reform the Knights Radiant. This book focuses on Dalinar and his purposely hidden back-story as he leads the charge …