My 2 Cents on Black Widow

What’s new, folks? For seven films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Scarlett Johansson has played Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, the Russian superspy who defected to S.H.I.E.L.D. and became a founding member of the superhero team known as the Avengers. However, none of those MCU entries featured her as the lead. Only until after she (spoilers) sacrificed … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Black Widow

My 2 Cents on The Tomorrow War

What’s new, folks? When summer saunters in, so does its posse of big and loud blockbusters—one of which this year is The Tomorrow War, the action sci-fi flick that Amazon Prime began streaming on July 2. Skydance Media and Paramount Studios originally had it set for a theatrical release, but the pandemic eventually forced them to … Continue reading My 2 Cents on The Tomorrow War

My 2 Cents on Pixar’s Luca

What’s new, folks? Six months have passed since Pixar’s Soul streamed on Disney+ on Christmas 2020, and hooboy, that half a year was simultaneously interminable and fleeting. Now we have Pixar’s 24th feature film, Luca, which released exclusively on Disney+ on June 18 (Toy Story 3 premiered on that very same date all the way back in 2010). Directed … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Pixar’s Luca

My 2 Cents on Five Queer Must-Reads for Young Adults

What’s new, folks? June is here, which means it’s also Pride Month! The publishing industry is continuing to prosper with more and more queer-centric books targeted at young adults. It’s vital to have these books around as enthralling stories that promote inclusion, compassion, and self-love to their growing readers. Here are five picks I recommend. … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Five Queer Must-Reads for Young Adults

My 2 Cents on Netflix’s Shadow and Bone

What’s new, folks? On April 23 Netflix dropped the eight-episode first season of Shadow and Bone, the series adaptation of the Grishaverse young adult fantasy novels launched by author Leigh Bardugo in 2012. For newcomers who are unfamiliar with these books, the Grishaverse currently consists of three series: the Grisha Trilogy, also known as the Shadow … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Netflix’s Shadow and Bone

My 2 Cents on The Falcon and The Winter Soldier

(WARNING: I’ll be heading into spoilery territory after I give my score) What’s new, folks? After knocking it out of the park with WandaVision, the first Marvel television series to stream on Disney+, the Marvel Cinematic Universe set a high standard to meet for the following series that premiered on March 19, The Falcon and The Winter … Continue reading My 2 Cents on The Falcon and The Winter Soldier