My Monthly Wrap-Up | March 2023

Hi guys, The month has come to an end and it's time to do a quick wrap-up of what has been done. Reading Breakdown. Novels read: 5 (-).Comic books read: 8 (↑1).Manga volumes read: 7 (↓3). Viewing Breakdown. Movies Watched: 10 (↓8).TV Series' Seasons Watched and completed: 1 (↑1). Gaming Breakdown. Middle-Earth: Shadow of War … Continue reading My Monthly Wrap-Up | March 2023

Pictures by J.R.R. Tolkien

Title: Pictures by J.R.R. Tolkien. Writer(s): J.R.R. Tolkien.Editor(s): Christopher Tolkien. Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.Format: Slipcase - Hardcover.Release Date: December 14th, 2021.Pages: 104.Genre(s): Fantasy, Art.ISBN13: 9780358653042. My Overall Rating: ★★★★★ What is Pictures by J.R.R. Tolkien about? It is an art book with the sole purpose of collecting all the pictures (paintings, drawings, and designs) conceived by author … Continue reading Pictures by J.R.R. Tolkien

Batman: Detective Comics (Vol. 1): Neighborhood by Mariko Tamaki

Title: Batman: Detective Comics.Volume: 1.Story Arc: Neighborhood.Universe: Infinite Frontier. Writer(s): Mariko Tamaki, Joshua Williamson (Short story), John Ridley (Short story), Meghan Fitzmartin (Short story) & T. Rex (Short Story).Artist(s): Dan Mora, Viktor Bogdanovic, Gleb Melnikov (Short story), Clayton Henry (Short story), Karl Mostert (Short story), Dustin Nguyen (SHort story) & Karl Mostert (Short story).Inker(s): Jonathan … Continue reading Batman: Detective Comics (Vol. 1): Neighborhood by Mariko Tamaki

Tolkien Reading Day 2023

Hi there! The year has been a spectacular exploration of J.R.R. Tolkien's work and various adaptations for me so far. It just so happens that there's an annual event called Tolkien Reading Day that is held on the 25th of March (today!) every year, marking the precise date on which the One Ring was destroyed. … Continue reading Tolkien Reading Day 2023

Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-Earth by J.R.R. Tolkien

Title: Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-Earth. Writer(s): J.R.R. Tolkien.Editor(s): Christopher Tolkien.Illustrator(s): Alan Lee, John Howe & Ted Nasmith. Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.Format: Hardcover.Release Date: October 20th, 2020.Original release date: October 1st, 1980.Pages: 528.Genre(s): Fantasy.ISBN13: 9780358448921. My Overall Rating: ★★★★★ Published after The Silmarillion, J.R.R. Tolkien's son Christopher Tolkien achieves a similar posthumous feat in collecting … Continue reading Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-Earth by J.R.R. Tolkien

Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023) Movie Review

Title: Shazam! Fury of the Gods.Rated: PG-13. Director: David F. Sandberg.Writer(s): Henry Gayden & Chris Morgan.Release Date: March 17th, 2023.Runtime:  130 minutes. Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Comedy. Cast: Zachary Levin, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Rachel Zegler, Adam Brody, Ross Butler, D.J. Cotrona, Grace Caroline Currey, Meagan Good, Lucy Liu, Djimon Hounsou, Helen Mirren, and many … Continue reading Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023) Movie Review

Gotham Central, Book Four: Corrigan by Greg Rucka and Ed Brubaker

Title: Gotham Central.Volume: 4.Story Arc: Corrigan. Writer(s): Greg Rucka & Ed Brubaker.Artist(s): Kano & Steve Lieber.Inker(s): Steve Gaudiano & Steve Lieber.Colourist(s): Lee Loughridge.Letterer(s): Clem Robins.Publisher: DC Comics.Format: Paperback.Release Date: March 15th, 2010.Pages: 224.Genre(s): Comics, Superheroes.ISBN13: 9781401231941. My Overall Rating: ★★★★ Previously in the Gotham Central series:Gotham Central, Book One: In the Line of Duty by Ed … Continue reading Gotham Central, Book Four: Corrigan by Greg Rucka and Ed Brubaker

The Last of Us Season 1 (2023-) TV Series Review

Title: The Last of Us.Season: 1.Rated: TV-MA.Number of episodes: 9.Release Date: 2023.ORIGINAL NETWORK: HBO.Genre(s): Post-Apocalyptic, Drama, Thriller. Created by: Craig Mazin & Neil Druckmann.Writer(s): Craig Mazin & Neil Druckmann.Series directed by: Ali Abbasi (2 episodes), Jeremy Webb (2 episodes), Neil Druckmann (1 episode), Peter Hoar (1 episode), Liza Johnson (1 episode), Craig Mazin (1 episode) & Jasmila Zbanic … Continue reading The Last of Us Season 1 (2023-) TV Series Review

Live Fast by Brigitte Giraud

Title: Live Fast.Original Title: Vivre Vite. Writer(s): Brigitte Giraud.Language: French. Publisher: Flammarion.Format: Paperback.Release Date: August 24th, 2022.Pages: 2008.Genre(s): Fiction.ISBN13: 9782080207340. My Overall Rating: ★★★ We often live life on the fast lane, continuously moving forward without taking a moment to look back, avoiding trouble as we blow by them with nothing but the horizon in our … Continue reading Live Fast by Brigitte Giraud

The 95th Academy Awards Best Picture Oscars Prediction

Hi there! It's that time of the year when I get around to watching all the nominees for Best Picture at the Oscars and predicting the winner (or my pick) for this year. Honouring the 2022 movie releases, the 95th Acadamy Awards will be broadcasted on Sunday, March 12th, 2023. Without further ado, you'll find … Continue reading The 95th Academy Awards Best Picture Oscars Prediction