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If You Like Agent Carter, Try These Shows!

Eight episodes of Marvel’s Agent Carter isn’t enough for one year. I love the humor, characters, and action too much for it to be over so soon. 353 more words

Geek

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game is the first of the Oscar Best Picture nominees that I’ve seen and, as a result, I’m going to preface it with a brief explanation of how I intend to review all of these. 1,505 more words

Movies

Oscars 2015

One of the oldest traditions on The Inquisitive Loon has been to review as many of the Oscar Best Picture nominated movies as possible. As any veteran of the website knows, I’m a huuuuge movie enthusiast and so, even when the nominations are questionable, I just can’t resist seeing the movies and clashing them against each other, giving my own unique two cents on which one is worthy of the critical acclaim. 299 more words

Movies

Top Three: Emma Adaptations

About once a year, I watch through all of the film adaptations of Jane Austen’s novels. (One time, my mom and I watched about 6 or 7 versions of… 472 more words

Books

A Truth Universally Acknowledged

Boo Mondays! Or at least this one anyways. It’s just been a day where things either don’t cooperate with me or go the total other direction I was hoping/expecting. 1,703 more words

We Were Soldiers

We Were Soldiers is one of those war films that I remember watching when I was much younger, at a time when I did not know as much about the history behind the movie’s time period as I do now. 1,272 more words

Movies

Expanding My Possible Creative Timeline

Whenever I’ve thought of, or more realistically¬†dreamed of, myself as a writer I always pictured my writing being of “contemporary” times. My stories always being one that could be or should be happening in current time periods, I never thought about writing a in the future novel despite how much I seem to dig YA Dystopian novels, or creating my own universe and sense of time, or especially a period piece set way back in time. 1,932 more words