‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Is Entertaining – Nothing More, Nothing Less – Review

In a world that is still trying to put its pieces back together 10 years after the Battle of the Breach, former Jaeger pilot Jake Pentecost (John Boyega) is just trying to live life to the fullest, far away from the shadow of his pilot father, Stacker Pentecost (Idris Elba) and sister, Mako (Rinko Kikuchi). … Continue reading ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Is Entertaining – Nothing More, Nothing Less – Review

‘Black Lightning’ S1 Ep.9: ‘The Book of Little Black Lies’ Review

After the emotions of last week’s confession from Gambi and Jennifer’s discovery of her own powers, the Pierce family is trying to get back to some semblance of normal. Jennifer is freaking out about her powers until Anissa tells her the truth about everything which leads to an even bigger tantrum. She’s mad at Jeff … Continue reading ‘Black Lightning’ S1 Ep.9: ‘The Book of Little Black Lies’ Review

Calling All Geeks! Ready Player One Challenge Brings All the Nerds to the Yard.

Arriving at Hollywood and Vine, a popular and busy intersection in Hollywood, CA on an unseasonably cool afternoon. I am greeted by the stacks.  The stacks are the slums of the dystopian future from the Ready Player One universe. Think the projects meets trailer park on steroids.  The stacks fit oddly within the hustle and bustle of Hollywood’s … Continue reading Calling All Geeks! Ready Player One Challenge Brings All the Nerds to the Yard.

‘On My Block’ – A Glimpse at Growing Up in Inner City LA: Spoiler Free Review

Netflix’s new series, created by Lauren Iungerich, Eddie Gonzalez, and Jeremy Haft, brings us an ensemble cast of fresh, young faces and engaging characters. The show is a coming-of-age comedy (though at times reads more like a dramedy) starring Monse (Sierra Capri), Cesar (Diego Tinoco), Ruby (Jason Genao), Jamal (Brett Gray), and Olivia (Ronni Hawk), … Continue reading ‘On My Block’ – A Glimpse at Growing Up in Inner City LA: Spoiler Free Review

‘Black Lightning’ S1 Ep.8: ‘The Book of Revelations’ Review

After last week’s surprising death of Lady Eve, Jeff, with Anissa’s help, is out to prove his innocence. We open with Jeff training Anissa, cut with news interviews of citizens vilifying Black Lightning for Lady Eve’s murder. He’s not quite Oliver tough, but he’s not Barry supportive either. Jeff’s style is somewhere in the middle, … Continue reading ‘Black Lightning’ S1 Ep.8: ‘The Book of Revelations’ Review

‘A Wrinkle In Time’ Combines Adventure and Important Messages for the Entire Family – Review

I will preface this review by admitting that I went into this film completely blind. Although I knew of Madeleine L'Engle's classic novel beforehand, I've never read it. So, I didn't quite know what to expect other than my own thoughts based on what I'd witnessed within the trailers. When I did finally get to … Continue reading ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ Combines Adventure and Important Messages for the Entire Family – Review

‘Black Lightning’ S1 Ep.7: ‘Equinox: The Book of Fate’ Review

This week’s episode opens with Lynn treating Anissa after her fight with Black Lightning. Considering her feelings about Black Lightning, it’s not surprising that Lynn isn’t happy about Anissa wanting to be a vigilante. Anissa completely disregards Lynn’s concerns and is a little childish here. It’s not a good look for her. Upstairs in the … Continue reading ‘Black Lightning’ S1 Ep.7: ‘Equinox: The Book of Fate’ Review

Legends of Tomorrow S3 Ep. 13 ‘No Country for Old Dads’ Review

On this week’s episode of Legends, we shift focus to our antagonists Damien and his daughter Nora Darhk, as we learn about their bond and how much they love each other even though they’re bent on world domination. Spoilers Ahead Last episode Ray was captured by the Darhk‘ and now he’s their prisoner, although we … Continue reading Legends of Tomorrow S3 Ep. 13 ‘No Country for Old Dads’ Review