Evangeline Lilly

Jul 16 2015


“Big things come in small packages.” As a short person, I’ve been hearing this maxim my entire life. From friends who tried to make me feel better about not being tall enough to ride roller coasters at Kings Dominion; from teachers who tried to tell me height does not dictate ability; and from pretty much […]
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Dec 13 2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

“All it was was a bunch of people walking. Three movies of people walking to a f**king mountain!” Ever since hearing Randal say that seven years ago in Kevin Smith’s Clerks II, I haven’t quite been able to watch Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy the same way since. While many other things […]
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Oct 7 2011

Real Steel

(This review was originally published on October 7, 2011 at The Rogers Revue) Director Shawn Levy inaugurates the fall movie season with “Real Steel”, a frustrating effort that proves the rope-a-dope can be just as effective on a human audience as it is against a 2,000 lb. robot with nitrous-fueled jabs. Set in the year […]
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