Every Heart a Doorway

Posted on January 23rd, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “Most of us are here because we want to be able to open our doors at will, at least at first. Sometimes the desire goes away. Sometimes the door comes back. Sometimes we just have to learn to deal with being exiles in our home countries.” Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire, published […]

Bird Box

Posted on January 23rd, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “Coulda been your babysitter.” Bird Box, released in 2018 Mallory and 2 children she calls “Girl” and “Boy” are going for a long trip down a river. She tells them in very strong terms that they must keep their blindfolds on. She puts her own blindfold on, and counts the steps to the boat. […]

VOY String Theory: Cohesion

Posted on January 21st, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “‘You would retain your individuality, Lieutenant, not become a member of the collective. You couldn’t because there is no collective here.’ Seven of Nine stopped then and considered, realizing she was not being completely accurate. ‘Actually, that is not true: we would be the collective — a collective of two.’” Star Trek: Voyager — […]

Silver in the Wood

Posted on January 16th, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “At once slow deep green rolled over him. He took a breath, and another, smelling old rotting leaves and healthy growth and autumn light. He felt almost as though he could have planted his feet and become a tree himself, a strong oak reaching up to the sky, brother of the old oak who […]

It Had to Be You

Posted on January 15th, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “‘I think you’re a 10… Why, what do you think I am?’ ‘I think we just grade differently.’” It Had to Be You, released in 2015 Sonia finds out that Chris is going to propose, and she freaks out. She loves him, but she just isn’t sure she’s ready for marriage. Although 2 of […]


Posted on January 13th, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “On Maundy Thursday he washed the feet of all his brothers and all the poor who crowded into the pilgrim hall for bread. He has been out and about through the four quarters of Florence, learning the narrows mazes of the streets, giving comfort to the sick and dying with his own hands, whoever […]

DreamWorks Animation movies

Posted on January 9th, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. Shrek movies Shrek 2001 -> 5/5 Shrek 2 2004 -> 4.5/5 Madagascar movies Madagascar 2005 -> 5/5 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa 2008 -> 4.5/5 Madagascar 3: Europe‚Äôs Most Wanted 2012 -> 3/5 Penguins of Madagascar 2014 -> watched the 1st part How to Train Your Dragon movies How to […]

The Croods: A New Age

Posted on January 9th, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{4.5/5} “Let’s jump more stuff.” The Croods: A New Age, released in 2020 The Croods come across the Bettermans, who live in a giant treehouse and plant their own food. The Bettermans seem friendly, but what they really want is for Guy to get together with their daughter Dawn. And as for the Croods, they […]

Star Trek: Discovery (season 3)

Posted on January 8th, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

{5/5} “You had me at ‘unsanctioned mission.’” — Philippa Georgiou Star Trek: Discovery season 3, aired in 2020 Burnham arrives 930 years in the future, and immediately runs into Book, a courier. He reveals that the Federation is gone, having fallen after a tragedy called the Burn. Discovery finally arrives as well, but it crashes […]

DC Extended Universe

Posted on January 7th, 2021 by Dave Switzer  |  No Comments »

Here’s an update to this list. Man of Steel 2013 -> 4.5/5 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 2016 -> 4/5 Suicide Squad 2016 -> watched the first half Wonder Woman 2017 -> 5/5 Justice League 2017 -> 4.5/5 Aquaman 2018 -> 4.5/5 Shazam! 2019 -> 4.5/5 Birds of Prey 2020 -> watched the first […]