Note: This is a review of the first two volumes of Harrow County: Countless Haints & Twice Told.
Harrow County is an unusual coming of age story where Emmy discovers that she is actually the child of a witch and that witch embodies her being. Well, that’s certainly a curveball. Emmy strives to go against her nature and use her witch powers for good instead of evil. The series hits high-gear when Emmy discovers that she has a sister named Kammi that has the same set of powers but, shocker, uses them for evil. Continue reading Harrow County
…in the end, Arrival is alien movie that isn’t about invasion or war. While we get a deluge of films like War of the Worlds and Independence Day, they are just as likely to come in peace, seeking to communicate with us. And surely attempting to communicate and understand aliens is a far more intriguing and complex concept than trying to kill them. Continue reading Arrival (2016)
The year 2015 was rough for me and I didn’t get to many movies in 2015. Therefore, I decided to double back this year and catch up with all the 2015 films I didn’t see and put together this list. As I always do, I consider a film a 2015 release if it became available to me in 2015. I came up with 20 titles, so it was a great year. Continue reading Top 20 Films of 2015
Social media taken to the point where every interaction is built around getting a rating. I like this idea because it gets to our unhealthy obsession with our presence on social media. How many likes, favorites, retweets and comments we get. And it creates this horrific artificiality where everyone projects this view of life being amazing and everything being pristine when so much of it isn’t. Continue reading Black Mirror Season 3