A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away an adventure that would go on to inspire generations was born. The original Star Wars movies boasted great male protagonists and antagonists. While the past film and television adaptations included an assortment of intriguing female characters, it’s only within the two most recent movies that we’ve seen women take center stage. How have these female characters evolved over time from subplots in a larger story to inspirational powerhouses with stories of their own? Leia Organa Leia is undoubtedly the most iconic female in the entire Star Wars canon, and perhaps…
The Space Between the Stars offers symmetry between an enjoyable read and thought-provoking subject matter. Where it falls short of appealing to science fiction fans, it’s bound to act as a segue for fiction lovers easing themselves into the sci-fi genre. One can only hope that Corlett will revisit this world in the future and build upon the foundation she’s created. In the meantime, Corlett has an extensive list of successful short stories worth exploring.
Almost every episode of Welcome to Night Vale ends the same way: with thought-provoking quips that offer a balance of hopeful conclusions and disquieting mysteries. Cecil’s soothing voice provides a sense of closure at the end of an episode, even when the remaining unanswered questions are infinite. As Cecil would say, “some things just aren’t meant to be questioned. Most things, actually.”
When the original The Legend of Zelda was released in 1986, creator Shigeru Miyamoto never imagined how iconic the game would become. After 30 years, a copious amount of adaptations, and over 65 million copies sold, The Legend of Zelda is one of Nintendo’s most successful video game franchises.
When Supernatural aired in September 2005, the mission was to produce an anthology-style horror show that followed two brothers on their quest to rid the world of evil.
Moonglow has unsurprisingly earned Michael Chabon the nomination in the fiction category of the National Book Critics Circle awards for 2016, alongside other celebrated authors such as Margaret Atwood.
In his crossover memoir/ writing guide On Writing, King tells the tale of hanging all his writing rejections on a nail in his room. He eventually collected so many that the nail ripped out of the wall, resulting in King procuring a larger, longer spike.
The theme is like many we’ve seen in the psychological thriller genre of late. While You Were Sleeping follows the unprecedented success of similar books like Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train.
The holidays are a time meant for joy and celebration. Unfortunately, they also have a tendency to increase stress and anxiety.