Author Archives: Denise

About Denise

Professional nerd. Lover of licorice.

TrailerWatch – Audible & DC Comics drops the first “The Sandman” tease… And I’m loving it

I’m a huge fan of Neil Gaiman, and of his Sandman stories/mythos. So getting to hear Morpheus, Lord of Dream, speak? I got chills y’all. And of course I’m looking forward to hearing his quirky, incredible sister, Death, speak as … Continue reading

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#EducateYourself – “The White Savior Trope, Explained” from The Take

As this video states, it’s time to shift the narrative. #themoreyouknow 🌠🌈

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Baltimore DRIVE-IN Pass-palooza – A Night at the Drive-in!!!

Y’all. Y’ALL. I finally have free passes for you! For Bengie’s Drive-in! This Wednesday – tomorrow y’all – Bengie’s will be showing two films, with concessions from fantabulous “black and brown” owned purveyors! This week’s theme is Movies To Make … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Reviews – Huang Fei Hong Spicy Crispy Peanut

I’ve been inordinately lazy of late. But I have been writing stuff. Er, eating under the guise of reviewing. Boom – originally published over at The Green Man Review! Peanuts are my jam. Okay, my butter. My soup. My sauce. … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch – “TRAIN TO BUSAN PRESENTS: PENINSULA”

It’s been four years since the excellent Train to Busan, and if you think those zombies have taken a break…you’re in for a bloody surprise. And a bloody good time, if this trailer is any indication. If Busan was Snowpiercer … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch – “Bill & Ted Face the Music”… and middle age ennui

Ready to shred your air guitar and party with Death? Because the trilogy is complete y’all! Synopsis! The stakes are higher than ever for the time-traveling exploits of William “Bill” S. Preston Esq. and Theodore “Ted” Logan. Yet to fulfill their … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch – a couple rents a house filled with secrets in “You Should Have Left”

Based on the novel Daniel Kehlmann, this looks nice and creepy. Perfect for summer chills. Synopsis!  “What seems like a perfect retreat distorts into a perfect nightmare when Theo’s grasp on reality begins to unravel and he suspects that a … Continue reading

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Streaming News – IndieWire looks at how the problematic film “The Help” is trending, offers other films to stream

If you’re interested in watching films that are made by/star people of color, there are great films out there…and ones that may have great stars but aren’t great messages. Indiewire has interviewed critics and creators, gathering together a bunch of … Continue reading

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Con News: Small Press Expo shutters this year, will hold virtual Ignatz Awards

With so much to learn about COVID-19, I can’t say that I’m truly shocked that SPX has decided to cancel this year’s Expo…but I am sad. It’s such an incredible weekend filled with all sorts of indie, underground, and other … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Review: Kasaugai Roasted Nuts Assortment

I’ve been inordinately lazy of late. But I have been writing stuff. Er, eating under the guise of reviewing. Boom – originally published over at The Green Man Review! I love senbei mixes. The crunch, salty goodness. The nori (seaweed) … Continue reading

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