So, there are so many beautifully symbolic moments in The Last Jedi that I want to just gush about at length. We can start with the scene where Luke milks the thing on the island and drinks directly from the bottle looking at Rey, which definitely sets up that her adult has been talking to… Read More Geek Girls Rules! #434 – Caution: Extreme Geeking about Symbolism in the Last Jedi
Saw The Last Jedi last night. And I would like to start this review with a measured and mature response to the film’s critics. Ahem. Now that I’ve gotten that out of the way. I really enjoyed it. I thought it was great. I thought it did a fantastic job of building tension and suspense.… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #430 – Review: The Last Jedi
So, I finally saw Spider-Man Homecoming the other night. Yeah, I was hesitant. I keep waiting for Marvel to really let me down, but the quality of their films mostly seems to be going up. Civil War wasn’t great, but they did pretty well with the material they had. Anyway, I was utterly charmed by… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #426 – Review: Spider-Man Homecoming
Finally saw Thor: Ragnarok (or as Tumblr calls it, “What happens when Galadriel takes the One True Ring) after work on Friday. After phenomenally irritating day that culminated in being two buses behind a bus crash that blocked up the road, then running ten minutes through the rain in a pencil skirt to meet the… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #424 – Review: Thor-Ragnarok
Right. So I was starting another intense post, and then decided I needed a break from all the angry. So you’re going to get something else that makes me happy. I fucking love conspiracy and paranormal podcasts. I grew up surrounded by books filled with real ghost stories, UFOs, Bigfoot sightings, past lives, and other… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #422 – Brief Happiness Break.
Let’s get the disclaimer out of the way: I’ve been running Blue Rose demos at local conventions and comic shops since October. I agreed to run the demos never having played the game before, and spent a week or so studying the book and rules to get myself up to speed. I like it a… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #416 – Review: Blue Rose RPG
Ok. I was wrong. Utterly, completely and wonderfully wrong. Gal Gadot was absolutely wonderful as Wonder Woman. See, I can admit when I was wrong. I finally got to see Wonder Woman today, and it was everything I have been looking for in a female led superhero film since I was five. My tattooed, pierced,… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #378 – Review: Wonder Woman