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Liz’s Hot Takes: Movies Should Be Fun, A Han Solo Story

Solo didn’t suck. In fact, I think it was a good movie. I tried to keep things vague and the spoilers mild, but read at your own risk.

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Festivus 2016: Some Minor Grievances

2016 was an absolute garbage fire of a year on a big picture level and the most mixed of bags at best on a personal level, so I naturally have plenty of ammo for my Airing of Grievances.

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NewtCast: Episode 9

I may not have written much this week, but that doesn’t mean I wasn’t busy! I joined NewtCast this week to talk Fantastic Beasts. Check it out here if you’re ready to listen to movie (and screenplay!) spoilers. Prepare to listen to me gush about Jacob Kowalski, who may very well have become my new favorite J.K. Rowling character!

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Fantastic Beasts and How to Escape with Them

I’m on the older edge of the Harry Potter generation. I didn’t pick up the series until the spring of 2000. I was in my freshman year of high school, Goblet of Fire was going to come out that summer, and I wanted to see what the hype was all about. By Christmas, I owned […]

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My Comic Con Journey: Day 2

As Marina and I were talking back to the car last night, she gave this article a far better summary than I ever could. “You just had the most Comic Con day ever.” At least, that’s how I remember it. I had several beers at a NorCal/Long Beach Funky Quaffles (a team I would totally include […]

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My Comic Con Journey: Preview Night and Day 1

Three years ago, quidditch was only on my radar because I had sighted a Silicon Valley Skrewts practice from the perch of my lifeguard’s chair at the El Camino YMCA. Eventually I’d begin my time at San Jose State and catch a glimpse of quidditch hoops at club day while looking for the Portuguese Club […]

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Liz’s Hot Takes: Ghostbusters

Okay, before you read any further: go see Ghostbusters. Go see it right now. It’s not even that this blog post is super-spoilery, though there are some spoilers. It’s less of a review of the film and more of a collection of my reactions before I go to bed and lose my fangirl zeal. We all […]

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