My Favorite Asian Dramas of 2018

Since the year is coming to the close, I thought I could do some posts on my favorites of the year. And today we are starting off with my favorite dramas from Asia (China and Korea mostly). These won't be in any order, because all of them are good for their own reasons. Without too … Continue reading My Favorite Asian Dramas of 2018

Movie Review: Bel Canto (2018)

I just got the book this movie is based on at the library and I thought I should watch/read both around the same time. I saw a trailer for this movie earlier this year, and it really intrigued me. I’ve also read some pretty positive reviews of the book from fellow bloggers. But, in this … Continue reading Movie Review: Bel Canto (2018)

Horror Movies Mini-Reviews, 2018

As part of my immersion into everything Halloween this month, I knew my Spooktober would not be complete without watching a few horror movies. And I kept a record of all them! So today I’m sharing with you a bunch of mini-reviews for horror movies I watched this month (mostly those released in 2018, though … Continue reading Horror Movies Mini-Reviews, 2018

TV Series Review: Riverdale

This series has been on my radar since it started airing at the beginning of 2017. And since the third season just started, I thought it would be the perfect time to binge-watch the first two seasons. There is one main reason I avoided this drama like wildfire and one reason I finally decided to … Continue reading TV Series Review: Riverdale

Why Make An Original Movie When You Could Make A Remake?

A few days ago, the new trailer for Mowgli was released, set to come out in October of this year. I happened upon the trailer a couple days ago and all I could think was, “Wait, didn’t they just make The Jungle Book a couple years ago?” And the answer is, yes, they did. The … Continue reading Why Make An Original Movie When You Could Make A Remake?

Movie Review: Tomb Raider

I recently had the opportunity to see the newest Lara Croft reboot movie: Tomb Raider. It was a mostly pleasurable experience. Let me give a warning that I am a huge fan of the rebooted video games, both Tomb Raider (2013) and Rise of the Tomb Raider (2015), though I was never a fan of … Continue reading Movie Review: Tomb Raider

Movie Review: Murder on the Orient Express

This will not be my usual book review because I just saw a new movie out in theaters and had such strong opinions about it I just had to review it. Growing up, one of my favorite authors was Agatha Christie. And my second book that I read by her (after Death on the Nile) … Continue reading Movie Review: Murder on the Orient Express

Top 11 Korean Dramas

I watch a lot of Korean dramas—probably more than what is good for my health. I talked about this briefly in my American vs. Korean Dramas blog post. So today, instead of my usual Top Nines about books, history, or writing, I am doing something a bit different. A good friend of mine recently asked … Continue reading Top 11 Korean Dramas

Top 9 Literary Web Series

In recent years, there has a boom in series on the web. Whether they are on Netflix, Amazon Prime, or Youtube, small production series are taking over the web. Among these web series are those known as literary web series—modern renditions of classic novels and plays. Usually, the length is short (somewhere between four to … Continue reading Top 9 Literary Web Series