My 2 Cents on Disney+’s Moon Knight

What’s new, everyone? Moon Knight, the first Marvel Cinematic Universe series to stream on Disney+ in 2022, has finally aired all six of its episodes after having premiered on March 30th. Inspired by the 2016 Moon Knight comic run written by Jeff Lemire and illustrated by Greg Smallwood, it starts off by revolving around mild-mannered Steven … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Disney+’s Moon Knight

My 2 Cents on See You Yesterday by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Thank you to NetGalley and Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing for providing me with an eARC in exchange for my honest review! What’s new, everyone? Over a year after my review for Rachel Lynn Solomon’s fake-dating and enemies-to-lovers contemporary romance The Ex Talk, she’s now releasing the YA (although it really should be categorized as New … Continue reading My 2 Cents on See You Yesterday by Rachel Lynn Solomon

My 2 Cents on Pixar’s Turning Red

What’s new, everyone? Directed by Domee Shi (Oscar-winning Pixar short Bao) in her feature directorial debut and written by Shi and Julia Cho, Turning Red, the latest movie to be released by Pixar, follows unabashedly dorky 13-year-old Meilin “Mei” Lee (played by Rosalie Chiang) in the year 2002 as she hangs out with her equally nerdy best … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Pixar’s Turning Red

My 2 Cents on The Club by Ellery Lloyd

Thank you to NetGalley and HarperCollins for giving me a copy of this eARC in exchange for my honest review! What’s new, everyone? Ellery Lloyd, the pseudonym for husband-and-wife writing team Collette Lyons and Paul Vlitos, has just published their newest thriller, The Club. It revolves around the Home Group, a global organization of deluxe celebrity … Continue reading My 2 Cents on The Club by Ellery Lloyd

2 Cents Critic Podcast – A Knight’s Tale | Directed by Brian Helgeland (with Shelby Schwieterman and Sam Frontera of The Rom Complex)

Tune in as Shelby Schwieterman and Sam Frontera (The Rom Complex) hang out on 2CC to cover the 2001 rock ‘n roll medieval sports adventure, A Knight’s Tale. They also chat about Nike product placement, the aural creativity of foley artists, and whether or not Rufus Sewell always plays villains (considering Arthur looked up The Man … Continue reading 2 Cents Critic Podcast – A Knight’s Tale | Directed by Brian Helgeland (with Shelby Schwieterman and Sam Frontera of The Rom Complex)

2 Cents Critic Podcast – Disney+’s The Book of Boba Fett | Created by Jon Favreau

Tune in for Arthur’s dissection of The Book of Boba Fett, the Disney+ Star Wars spinoff series that takes place after the events of Season 2 of The Mandalorian. For the first time ever, fabled bounty hunter Boba Fett is in the lead role as he—with the aid of assassin ally Fennec Shand—endeavors to take … Continue reading 2 Cents Critic Podcast – Disney+’s The Book of Boba Fett | Created by Jon Favreau

My 2 Cents on a Trio of Queer Contemporary Romance Novels

What’s new, everyone? Contemporary romances are slowly but surely becoming increasingly inclusive, particularly in regard to the rainbow 🏳️‍🌈. Of course, we still have major steps to take, like creating a rom-com that stars a trans lead. Nonetheless, I’m glad to keep reading more and more queer romances that are as enjoyable as their cishet counterparts. … Continue reading My 2 Cents on a Trio of Queer Contemporary Romance Novels

My 2 Cents on Steelstriker by Marie Lu

What’s new, everyone? If you’ve been following my reviews long enough, you know that one of my top reads of 2020 was Skyhunter by Marie Lu (Legend, The Kingdom of Back). With its eighteen-year-old heroine Talin Kanami devoting herself as a loyal Striker to her homeland of Mara’s mission of beating back the occupying regime of the … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Steelstriker by Marie Lu