I Think I’ve Grown Out of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

I still remember watching the Pirates of the Caribbean films as a kid and being absolutely enthralled. I went through stages of loving things as my younger brother and our friends all got into different genres/movies/books or whatever at the same time. I can't remember exactly when my pirate obsession started, but it was probably … Continue reading I Think I’ve Grown Out of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Where the Star Wars hotel went wrong and what it means for creators

Two Star Wars posts in as many days? It's a record. Actually, I had a totally different post queued for today, but when I hopped onto Twitter for a minute yesterday to check something, I couldn't help but see this headline: ...and I busted out laughing. (Here's the link to the article, by the way.) … Continue reading Where the Star Wars hotel went wrong and what it means for creators

I just rewatched Sky High and…it’s actually pretty good?

It's the summer of 2005. Everyone is wearing oddly layered tops, jeans, and clunky hats. The superhero craze is just starting to boom with films like X-Men, Fantastic 4, Spider-Man, and even Disney's first foray into the genre, The Incredibles taking hold of ages young and old. And in the midst of it all: Sky … Continue reading I just rewatched Sky High and…it’s actually pretty good?