Shadow and Bone (S2 Review) | A Must-Watch Fantasy Series

In Spring 2021, I was whole heartedly impressed by Eric Heisserer's, the show creator, adaptation of Leigh Bardugo's books, it was a masterful use of the source material. The cast, which at the time pretty much only had Ben Barnes as the name actor, turned out to be fantastic. Jessie Mei Li and Archie Renaux (Morbius, … Continue reading Shadow and Bone (S2 Review) | A Must-Watch Fantasy Series


Shadow and Bone S2 | Trailer Writer: Leigh Bardugo (Novels) Creator: Eric Heisserer Stars: Jessei Mei Li, Ben Barnes, Archie Renaux When season 1 came out I was impressed with how well they used the source materials, the actors, the writing, and the visual effects. The book Siege and Storm that this season is based on is not my favorite … Continue reading Shadow and Bone S2 | Trailer

Shadow and Bone (S1 Review) | Masterful Use of the Source Materials

Despite my thoughts on The Grishaverse books - they're the only ones I've read so far. I always suspected that any adaptation worth its salt would make for a spectacular-looking film or TV Show. The teaser trailer comforted me in that assumption because no matter how great I found the official stills, I wanted to … Continue reading Shadow and Bone (S1 Review) | Masterful Use of the Source Materials

Shadow & Bone | Teaser trailer reaction SHADOW & BONE - Created by Eric HEISSERERCASTJessie Mei LiBen BarnesFreddy CarterAmita SumanKit YoungArchie RenauxBased on a the novels by Leigh Bardugo Despite my thoughts on the first book, I figured that out would make for a spectacular looking screen adaptation. And this teaser trailer seems to prouve me right. I've recognized a few … Continue reading Shadow & Bone | Teaser trailer reaction

Dorian Gray | Review

The 2010 British fantasy-thriller based on Oscar Wilde’s 1890 novel "The Picture of Dorian Gray," was directed by Oliver Parker and stars Ben Barnes, Colin Firth, Ben Chaplin & Rebecca Hall. The premise revolves around Dorian Gray, a naive young man who arrives in late Victorian London to inherit his abusive grand-father’s estate. Dorian is then quickly swept into … Continue reading Dorian Gray | Review