Penny Dreadful Season 1 Review

If you are a lover of the macabre side of the steam era, you will absolutely adore the first season of Penny Dreadful. It’s a bit like taking most of the superstitions of the Vic-wardian era and throwing them into a blender. Which sounds like it could be a terrible idea, but the execution is amazing. I saw this series for the first time when it originally came to Netflix, and decided to re-watch it now with Halloween on the way. Even the second time around, I am still thoroughly impressed by the acting and storytelling of this series. What is Penny Dreadful Season 1 About? … Continue reading Penny Dreadful Season 1 Review

Cinema for Steampunks: League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Film (2003) Review

I honestly can’t remember any other time this has happened to me, but I think the movie is actually BETTER than the books it is based on! It takes the best elements of League of Extroardinary Gentlemen Vol. 1 and a smidge from Vol. 2. But the plot is totally different from either in the end. About the Movie The movie begins when armed men attack Allan Quartermain (Sean Connery) in Africa. Though he’s on shaky ground with queen and country, he answers the call. Soon, he’s in London and face-to-face with a mysterious agent for the crown known only as “M” (Richard Roxburgh). He meets the other members … Continue reading Cinema for Steampunks: League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Film (2003) Review