Hey! Melissa here recapping what was an empowering female convention for us female nerds – GEEKGIRLCON 2013!
I attended with Ash’s wife/my sister, Christina. It was her first time in Seattle and my first trip back in over ten years so we trampled around a bit and caused some mischief of our own.
Yay! The trailer for Captain America: The Winter Soldier was just released by Marvel Studios! Out in theaters on April 4, 2014. This story takes place aver the cataclysmic event at the end of The Avengers movie, which they make humorous nods to in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as the Battle of New York. When a S.H.I.E.L.D.… Continue reading Captain America:The Winter Soldier Trailer Released
Calling all Star Wars-loving parents, children and fans of all ages! Star Wars Reads Day is BACK! This October 5, 2013 you can participate alongside other Star Wars fans, authors, and artists in a nationwide multi-publisher reading event! Stores across the nation are preparing for a fun day of reading and activities all Star Wars themed for your sci-fi heart.… Continue reading Star Wars Reads Day II
Before I get all down in the dumps about this, let me say first – I liked this movie. Are you a die hard fan of the G.I. Joe franchise and/or Cobra Command? Then you will like G.I. Joe: Retaliation – AND you will like this movie better than G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra, but it’s still… Continue reading G.I. Joe: Retaliation YO JOE! or shall we say “Hoo-a”?
It’s risky to attempt a prequel of a beloved story successfully without disappointing generations of cult followers. I have to admit, however, I’m usually a fan of these- being able to separate an otherwise interesting concept from an original masterpiece (Prometheus, Star Wars I-III, X-Men:First Class, The Hobbit, and Star Trek:Enterprise). Okay, maybe masterpiece is… Continue reading Oz:The Great and Powerful – “Not the Wizard we were expecting”