My 2 Cents on Mr. Lemoncello’s All-Star Breakout Game

There is plenty of fantabulous fun to be had in Mr. Lemoncello's All-Star Breakout Game, the fourth entry in the Mr. Lemoncello series by Chris Grabenstein (The Island of Dr. Libris, coauthor of I, Funny with James Patterson). Kyle Keeley, a boy who eats, sleeps, and breathes board games, and his friends enter the All-Star … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Mr. Lemoncello’s All-Star Breakout Game

My 2 Cents on Frasier

Frasier, which I religiously watch to this day, is one of the greatest, smartest, most emotionally compelling sitcoms ever. Created and produced by David Angell, David Lee, and Peter Casey, the Cheers spinoff revolves around pompous psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane (Kelsey Grammer), who moves all the way from Boston to his hometown of Seattle, Washington … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Frasier

My 2 Cents on Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu, while slow at times, is a boisterous, Pokémon-packed ride intertwined with a surprisingly enthralling mystery—and this is very likely the first quality entry in the videogame movie genre. Detective Pikachu, directed by Rob Letterman (Shark Tale, Goosebumps), is based on the 2016 3DS game of the same name, and it is the … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

My 2 Cents on Avengers: Endgame (SPOILER-FREE)

SPOILER-FREE REVIEW (although you really should just go see the movie) Unless you've been living in a cave for the past year, you know that Thanos (Josh Brolin, No Country for Old Men, Sicario), the primary antagonist of Marvel Studios's Avengers: Infinity War, collected six Infinity Stones, added them to his Gauntlet, and used a snap … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Avengers: Endgame (SPOILER-FREE)

My 2 Cents on Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America

Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America by Jeff Ryan, published in hardcover in 2011 and then paperback in 2012 with a bonus chapter, is a necessity for any gamer, being a stimulating, cleverly written book that takes you on a journey through the enthralling tales and trivia facts behind the multibillion-dollar video game publisher Nintendo. … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America

My 2 Cents on Ralph Breaks the Internet

Amid all the flashy spoofing of the Internet, Ralph Breaks the Internet grounds its storyline with remarkably profound themes about friendship. (SPOILER-FREE REVIEW) Directed by Rich Moore (Zootopia, Wreck-It Ralph) and Phil Johnston (screenwriter of said movies), Ralph Breaks the Internet, the 2018 offering from Walt Disney Animation Studios and the sequel to 2012's Wreck-It … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Ralph Breaks the Internet

My 2 Cents on gen:LOCK – Episode 8, “Identity Crisis”

(SPOILER ALERT: This is a full breakdown review for "Identity Crisis") "Identity Crisis" is the eighth episode of Rooster Teeth's mecha anime web series, gen:LOCK, released on March 9th, and lasts almost thirty-two minutes. A climactic battle interwoven with the recruits and their emotional bonds, the show's core theme of identity, and the vast swaths … Continue reading My 2 Cents on gen:LOCK – Episode 8, “Identity Crisis”