Reviews, Writing

Fan Fiction that Transcends Fandom

I've written about fan fiction before, so you all know how I feel about it (what? you mean you haven't read the entire backlog of this blog? What, do you have a life or something? How rude), but to sum up: fan fiction is great. It's an excellent way to interact with a story that you… Continue reading Fan Fiction that Transcends Fandom

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

Characters, Television

Doctor Who & the Awful Companions

Okay, people, I know the Hunger Games movie just came out and everyone's all excited and posting about it, BUT! Something else big happened this past week in the world of sci-fi nerds, which I think deserves a bit of a nod and, in true Whoosh fashion, excessively critical over-analysis. What happened, you ask? Well,… Continue reading Doctor Who & the Awful Companions

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)