Rant

It’s Okay to Not Like Fan Fiction

Quite a while back, I wrote a post called In Defense of Fan Fiction, where I basically just got upset at authors who don't think people should write fan fiction of their work. I stand by that post 100%; this one is not in opposition to it, but rather in conjunction. Because lately, I've seen… Continue reading It’s Okay to Not Like Fan Fiction

Rant

Why Regional Releases are Stupid

Yesterday, I had the outrageous good fortune of being able to attend SIFF's screening of Danny Boyle's Frankenstein, starring Jonny Lee Miller and Benedict Cumberbatch. It was superb beyond belief. I could gush about it for pages, but that would ruin it for you, and you really ought to go see it yourself, so I… Continue reading Why Regional Releases are Stupid

Movies, Reviews

Why Sherlock is Brilliant (and Elementary Worries Me)

I don't know how many of you know this (probably most of you), but I, like, really like Sherlock. The BBC show. I mean, I'm a fan of the original canon, too, but BBC's Sherlock pretty much owns my heart and soul at the moment. I haven't felt this strongly about a TV show since Firefly, so.… Continue reading Why Sherlock is Brilliant (and Elementary Worries Me)

Movies, Reviews

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (no spoilers!)

Man, this thing is dusty. Hello again. Let's just move on, shall we? Last week, I went to see Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy with my boyfriend and several of his friends. I'll just come out here and admit straight-up that its main attraction for me was the fact that Benedict Cumberbatch is in it. Because.… Continue reading Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (no spoilers!)