I finally got to watch The Witch on January second, and it was fantastic. A lot of research and care went into this film. The costumes, the dialect, the word choice, everything was spot on. The only criticism the Best Girlfriend in the World could come up with was that they didn’t use tallow candles, they… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #351 – Review: The Witch
I wanted this movie to be great and it was! So, we went this past weekend. The theater was packed. Hidden Figures is the story of the African American “Computers” at NASA in the 60s who did the equations for the various missions, including John Glenn’s mission on the Atlas rocket. The movie focuses on… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #350 – Review: Hidden Figures
Went and saw Rogue One New Year’s Eve, and I really enjoyed it. The story and pacing were excellent. I really enjoyed Jin’s character. Diego Luna keeping his accent was masterful, and also the sheer diversity of the cast was a breath of fresh air. Danielle gave you the super intense technical review. I’m here… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #349 – Review: Rogue One and In Memoriam Carrie Fisher
First blog post of the new year! Woot! Let’s hope 2017 sucks less than it’s predecessor. I think think I’ve talked about my particular fussiness with horror before. Needs to be well written, supernatural, and I need to not have it all figured out by chapter 2. I’m not saying you can’t use established horror… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #348 – Review: Cherry Hill by James A. Moore
I am a lifelong fan of horror, in particular supernatural horror. I grew up watching Monster Movies, Hammer and IP films on TV in the afternoons after mom’s soap operas, weekend afternoons, and late night on the weekends. I also read every ghost story, haunting tale or spooky book I could get my hands… Read More Geek Girls Rule #347 – Horror Fandom has a Serious Sexism Problem
Many feminist bloggers, geek or otherwise, have already spilled an absurd amount of ink on the topic of the “Missing Stair.” You know, that person (usually, but not always, a guy) with no boundaries who aggressively hits on every person of their preferred gender, is at the least verbally abusive and may escalate to physical… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #346 – Screw the Missing Stair, and Screw the Enablers, too.
So, I have a Patreon for this now, to help take care of hosting fees and all that. PLUS, if I get to the $100 a month level, I will start doing a video-cast/youtube channel called Mickey Counts Down, which will be 15 or 20 minutes of me doing a ranked list of things that… Read More Newsflash: Patreon