“Zootopia” Review with Stixen Stones

Stixen’s Spoiler-Free Review Disney has finally stepped up their game with this family friendly discussion about racism, oppression and stereotypes. This story and it’s protagonists will draw you in and keep you enthralled. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll be at the edge of your seat. *Beware! Spoilers lurk below this point!*

10 Cloverfield Lane Review with Stixen Stones

Stixen’s Spoiler-Free Review A young, formidable woman is abducted by a possible psychopath and a handsome hick and is forced to live with them in an underground bunker due to an apparent attack on the world above. However, not everything may be as it appears. Above the surface and below. She must discover the truth […]

“Gods of Egypt” Review with Stixen Stones

Spoilers! Although the final fate of the characters is not described, several key plot points are. Therefore, be wary, gentle readers.

Film Reviews with a Drag Queen: Gods of Egypt

Spoilers! Although the final fate of the characters is not described, several key plot points are. Therefore, be wary, gentle readers.

“American Gods” & Neil Gaiman: A Wonderful Example on How to Handle False Media Attacks

This is not exactly an article about American Gods, although you may learn some interesting facts along the way. Unfortunately this article is a story of poor reporting and a media attack on Neil Gaiman and The American Gods television series. A failed attempt, I might add, because the controversy simply does not exist. Still, Gaiman provides a wonderful example for anyone who is falsely accused in the media on how to handle controversy in a dignified way.

“10 CLOVERFIELD LANE” Preview Screening

Want to see 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE before it opens in theaters on March 11th? The Pandora Society has teamed up with Allied Integrated Marketing to bring you a FREE advance screening on Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 at 7:30PM at AMC Newport on the Levee in IMAX.

Film Reviews with a Drag Queen: Deadpool! The R-Rated Review!

Please be aware before you continue reading that this is a review Deadpool can be proud of. It includes profanity, discussions of genitalia, and other gross immaturity. More importantly, this review includes SPOILERS. If you do not like them, you should check out the marvelous spoiler-free review by Calamity Dawn. It is wonderful, grade A, […]

Steampunk Films: April and the Extraordinary World

April and the Extraordinary World is a steampunk animated film from the producers of the 2007 Academy Award nominated Persepolis. Its directors, Christian Desmares and Franck Ekinci, worked on classic animated movies like Persepolis and The Adventures of Tintin. It features the work of graphic novelist Jacques Tardi, who created one of the most famous French comic heroines, Adele Blanc-Sec, and stars Marion Cotillard, who won the 2008 Best Actress Academy Award. In a review for i09, Germain Lussier describes the movie as introspective and influenced by the works of Jules Verne, Douglas Adams, George Lucas, and Jayao Miyazaki (2015). The trailer looks fantastic and features Tardi’s signature graphic style, humor, social criticism as well as an intrepid young female protagonist.

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