Reading The Wheel of Time: “Winter’s Heart” (Book 9)

Hello, friends. It's been a while since I published an update on my progress of reading through the Wheel of Time series, I thought I'd try to get myself caught up. And so we come to Winter's Heart. The novel picks up immediately where the preceding novel left off: Faile is a captive of the Shadio … Continue reading Reading The Wheel of Time: “Winter’s Heart” (Book 9)

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Screening Classic Hollywood: “My Darling Clementine” (1946)

Today in classic Hollywood, I'm writing about My Darling Clementine, one of John Ford's finest westerns and a stellar example of the postwar iteration of America's favourite genre. Directed by John Ford (the western director par excellence), the film details the events leading up to the famous showdown at the OK Corral. It stars Henry Fonda as … Continue reading Screening Classic Hollywood: “My Darling Clementine” (1946)

TV Review: “The Shannara Chronicles”: “Warlock” and “Amberle” (S2, Eps. 7 & 8)

Whoah. So, some major stuff happened in this week's double episode of The Shannara Chronicles. While our old friend Bandon was able to resurrect the Warlock Lord (who appears to have taken on the guise of a twisted Allanon, due to the Druid's blood used to resurrect him), Wil had to confront the truth of his heartbreak, … Continue reading TV Review: “The Shannara Chronicles”: “Warlock” and “Amberle” (S2, Eps. 7 & 8)

Reading The Wheel of Time: “A Crown of Swords” (Book 7)

We come at last to the seventh novel in "The Wheel of Time," Crown of Swords. Rand faces loss and victory in equal measure, while Elayne and Nyvaeve (with Mat's unwilling help) find the Bowl of the Winds, and Perrin does not appear at all. Jordan continues to demonstrate that he has a firm and thorough knowledge … Continue reading Reading The Wheel of Time: “A Crown of Swords” (Book 7)