Relationship Wars: Unique Couples, by Dani Eide
You’ve just finished a book. You think: wow, that rivals my favorite “book of all time.” You can fill “book of all time” with any of your favorite relationships, story troupes or genres, but you get the idea, these are your favorites! It’s understandable when this happens, there are writers giving us incredible stories all […]
(C) Comic Book to TV and Movie Adaptations, by Clare Dugmore
Last week, we asked what is your favorite comic book to TV adaptation: The Marvel Universe, as presented by Netflix (Jessica Jones and Daredevil), The DC Universe as presented by the CQ (Arrow, Flash and Legends of Tomorrow), or Other (Gotham, Supergirl, Agent Carter, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D etc.)   With a whopping 80% of the […]
Thoughts On Kylo Ren, by Patrick Burdine, by Clare Dugmore
Thoughts On Kylo Ren, by Patrick Burdine There will obviously be spoilers in this review. If you haven’t seen the movie yet, this probably won’t make much sense to you anyway since it is going to focus on my thoughts about the character in relation to things that happened in the movie so it probably […]
The Force Awakens Review Part 1, by Patrick Burdine, by Clare Dugmore
The Force Awakens Review Part 1, by Patrick Burdine Okay, I’ve been dying to post this but didn’t want to post a no-spoiler “oh it’s great” or “oh it sucks” review because, quite frankly, those belong on twitter. (Follow me on twitter, btw-@somnicidal for a wide variety of topics from nerd gaming to writing to […]
The Cure for a Star Wars Hangover, by James Wymore, by Clare Dugmore
The Cure for a Star Wars Hangover, by James Wymore I love Star Wars! After years of building anticipation, months staring at my tickets, and hours of trying to distract myself before the show began, I finally saw The Force Awakens. It’s hard to describe how I feel after a Star Wars movie.   The […]
The Character Post-Apocalyptic Movies Should Never Forget, but Do, by Clare Dugmore
The Character Post-Apocalyptic Movies Should Never Forget, but Do by David D. Hammons The home-grown hero. The smart, capable love interest. The dictatorial regime leader antagonist. The green-skinned mutant known to provide copious amounts of unrequested hugs. These characters have come to be the hallmark of a possibly still-forming tradition of Post-Apocalyptic storytelling. Begun during […]
Cure a Holiday Movie Hangover!, by Clare Dugmore
Cure a Holiday Movie Hangover! by Rena Rocford There are few things as terrible as the feeling of having your favorite movie end, be it The Hobbit, the last episode of Game of Thrones, or one of the vast multitudes of holiday movies. As a kid, one of my favorite Holiday Movies was Home Alone. […]
Crimson Peak and the Desires of the “14-year-old Inner Bookish Girl”, by Clare Dugmore
Crimson Peak and the Desires of the “14-year-old Inner Bookish Girl,” by Andrea Berthot When I first saw the trailer for Crimson Peak last spring, I nearly lost my mind. Guillermo Del Toro (in!), Tom Hiddleston (so in!), Mia Wasikowska and Jessica Chastain (two talented ladies I love, double in!) and most of all the […]
Things I’m Excited For In The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, by Clare Dugmore
[WARNING: This post contains spoilers for the book The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, and subsequently the move The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2. If you’ve not read the book, but are planning on seeing the movie, please stop reading now.]   Around this time every year there’s a bunch of stuff that excites me: Halloween […]
J is for Jason Purdy and Randee Dawn, by Clare Dugmore
Curiosity Quills has two excellent columnists, Jason Purdy and Randee Dawn, who both post every other week; Jason on Fridays and Randee on Mondays. Jason’s column – The Purdy Perspective – focuses on reviewing video games and movies, and he brings expertise from his video game Youtube channel Polygonasaurus. Randee’s column – Between The Lines […]