Little Women

To set in the Civil War era a story about four sisters coming of age, there could have been a grayness to the latest adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women. Like its central character Jo March (Saoirse Ronan) being so unwaveringly resistant of what it means, in that time, to come of age, Little Women, in … Continue reading Little Women

RIP, Daenerys Targaryen

Daenerys Targaryen's death, having considered its possibility myself ahead of Game of Thrones' final season as, maybe, an attempt to begin numbing myself to its probability, was the one that I ultimately, and apparently, could not convince myself to prepare for. "I tried to prepare you," my wife said repeatedly last Sunday night after the series finale, "The … Continue reading RIP, Daenerys Targaryen

There’s never been anything like Game of Thrones’ battle of Winterfell

You've maybe seen the video before. A whole bunch of people are gathered in a bar, watching on a big TV the screensaver of a DVD player, willing it to hit just right in one of the corners, a setting you must either be of a certain age or have seen The Office to appreciate. When … Continue reading There’s never been anything like Game of Thrones’ battle of Winterfell