Comfort Entertainment: Why 1997s ‘Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella’ is the best Cinderella

Hey! Hallie here! The 1997 version of ‘Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella’ just had its 25th anniversary and there’s no other production of ‘Cinderella’ I’d rather celebrate. This is absolutely my favorite ‘Cinderella’ adaptation of all time, and that includes the animated Disney film. The casting is amazing, not just because it’s so diverse but simplyContinue reading “Comfort Entertainment: Why 1997s ‘Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella’ is the best Cinderella”

Studio Ghibli: Important Themes in ‘Castle in the Sky’

Hey! Hallie here! A while back I did a post like this for my favorite Ghibli film, ‘Howl’s Moving Castle’. And I realized I could probably talk about Studio Ghibli films for the rest of my life without getting bored. So today I’m tackling my favorite underrated Studio Ghibli film, ‘Castle in the Sky’. ‘CastleContinue reading “Studio Ghibli: Important Themes in ‘Castle in the Sky’”

Sci-Fi: The Perfect Intro Episodes to the ‘Deep Space Nine’ Cast

Hey! Hallie here! Currently I’m going through some stressful changes in my life, and that usually means that I’m heavily relying on episodes of my favorite Star Trek series, ‘Deep Space Nine’, to get by. I always love talking about this series when I get the chance, but I’ve also been showing my sister thisContinue reading “Sci-Fi: The Perfect Intro Episodes to the ‘Deep Space Nine’ Cast”

Studio Ghibli: Why Do We All Love Howl So Much?

Hey! Hallie here! It doesn’t matter what fandom I’m in, I always inevitably stumble across some sort of ‘Howl’s Moving Castle’ reference. Whether it’s fan art of K-Pop idols as Howl or a quotation of his from the movie or book under a video, the amount of love Howl receives from everyone who’s ever encounteredContinue reading “Studio Ghibli: Why Do We All Love Howl So Much?”

Video Games: Games With Good Romance Options

Hey! Hallie here! It’s been a while since I’ve talked about gaming on this blog, but I love it so much that I really can’t stay away from it for long. This time around I’m speaking directly to the people who, like me, are hopeless romantics. I’m not going to lie, romance options seriously elevateContinue reading “Video Games: Games With Good Romance Options”

Sci-Fi: Uhura and the Most Influential Women in ‘Star Trek’

Hey! Hallie here! A few days ago we were all hit with the news that Nichelle Nichols had passed away. This news has been really difficult for her friends, family, fans, and all of those who took major inspiration from her work. The impact she had on the film industry, science, and the fight forContinue reading “Sci-Fi: Uhura and the Most Influential Women in ‘Star Trek’”

K-Pop: Hobipalooza

Hey! Hallie here! J-Hope’s slot at Lollapalooza has been one of the most highly anticipated performances of the summer. It’s the first time one of the members of BTS decided to take on an entire concert performance as a solo artist, and more importantly, the first time a Korean artist has headlined a US musicContinue reading “K-Pop: Hobipalooza”

Sci-Fi: ‘Star Trek’ Movies Ranked

Hey! Hallie here! I’ve talked about the J.J. Abrams films a few times on this blog, mostly because I love them, but I’ve never discussed the original ‘Star Trek’ movies here before. I recently sat down to watch all ten of them though, and now I have a lot of thoughts. So as every ‘StarContinue reading “Sci-Fi: ‘Star Trek’ Movies Ranked”

Sci-Fi and Superheroes: ‘Star Trek’ Comic-Con Announcements

Hey! Hallie here! Comic-Con is one of the largest events where a mass of geeks, regardless of fandom, come together to freak out about new content and nostalgic projects for an entire weekend. Everyone who’s lucky enough to get tickets can’t stop talking about how amazing it is to be there, and everyone who doesn’tContinue reading “Sci-Fi and Superheroes: ‘Star Trek’ Comic-Con Announcements”

Sci-Fi: Looking Back at J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Trek’ Movies

Hey! Hallie here! It’s pretty well known among Star Trek fans that the J.J. Abrams movies are quite a bit different from other Star Trek projects. Personally, I got into these movies before I started getting into regular Star Trek. That isn’t to say that these movies were my introduction to Trek. I’d seen variousContinue reading “Sci-Fi: Looking Back at J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Trek’ Movies”