Bridgerton: The Duke and I

The inspiration for season one of the Netflix series, Bridgerton: The Duke and I by Julia Quinn details the complicated relationship of Daphne Bridgerton, the fourth child and eldest daughter of the Bridgerton family, and Simon Basset, the reluctant Duke of Hastings who also happens to be Daphne’s oldest brother Anthony’s best friend. Netflix pulled… Continue reading Bridgerton: The Duke and I

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Shaun (Simu Liu) and his best friend Katy (Awkwafina) are parking attendants in San Francisco. They spend their days parking rich peoples’ fancy cars until one day Katy and Shaun find themselves being pursued by his father’s men while taking one of said fancy cars for a joyride. The chaos of the pursuit results in… Continue reading Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

The Queen’s Gambit

Now a Netflix Original Series, The Queen’s Gambit by Walter Tevis is the story of Beth Harmon, an eight-year-old orphan. While at the Methuen Home for Orphaned Children in Sterling, Kentucky, she learns the game of chess by playing with the janitor, Mr. Shaibel, in the basement. And there’s absolutely no stopping her. Mr. Tevis… Continue reading The Queen’s Gambit

Black Widow

Scarlett Johansson finally gets her own Marvel movie. Which means fans of the comics and movie franchise finally get Black Widow’s (aka Natasha Romanoff’s) origin story. It starts simply enough: in 1995 Ohio, Natasha and her family go on what her dad calls “an adventure”. Fast forward 21 years, Natasha is on the run after… Continue reading Black Widow