Trailers You Might Have Missed … (Feb 10-16)

It’s Sunday and we all know what that stands for on the blog – new trailers! Since I have been posting quite a bit lately, I don’t think we need a catch up on things, let’s just dive right in!

Movies

The Batman

This is a camera test more than anything else, but I wouldn’t even be mad if that’s all they released. No trailers about the storyline or so, just camera tests with different characters. I’d be so into that.

The Green Knight

I AM 100% HERE FOR THIS! 100%!!

The French Dispatch

I am Wes Anderson trash and I will watch this very Anderson-esque tale inspired by The New Yorker!

Hooking Up

I like the male/female role reversal we have going on here and the serious subtext!

After We Collide (After 2)

It looks steamier than the first one? I am basing this all on the trailer, I have to admit that I did not watch that stuff. Also … was that Dylan Sprouse? And I know Candice King is in it too …

The Secret Dare to Dream

Okay … so, not to bash anyone who believes in the book, but … this is a work of fiction and I’d like to consider it as such and ignore the book part? Cause it looks cute, but in a “everyday magic”-kind of way. I believe that it’s productive to go into situations with a positive mindset, but in no way can the power of thinking save your house from a natural disaster. Sorry, but no.

The Iron Mask

Look, I know this story, I just never expected to see it with Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan?

Tuscaloosa

Not your typical romance movie.

10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up

Not your typical romance movie, the second.

Run This Town

I just love Ben Platt.

Military Wives

This feels like a bit of a niche audience movie, but I can see some people really enjoying this.

Standing Up Falling Down

I wasn’t sure if I had included that already, so here we go again, just to make sure. (Cause in this house we support Ben Schwartz in all his endeavors)

The Stranger

I have a hard time taking Dane DeHaan seriously, through no fault of his own, but he just has such a young face.

Cut Throat City

Not my thing.

TV Shows

Noughts & Crosses

FINALLY!!! I am not even joking, but I waited over A YEAR for this promo alone. The BBC had it in their 2019 line up and then never released the show. You can’t deny me access to Josh Dylan content for that long.

Survive

Sophie going dark again!

The Letter to the King

I mean, why not? It doesn’t look like it would be off brand for me to watch.

Altered Carbon (Season 2)

Honestly, I didn’t even watch the full trailer, because I was quite happy with the mysterious teaser last week and it’s releasing soon anyway, so I am here for it.

Killing Eve (Season 3 Date Announcement)

Do I really have to say anything?

Sex Education (Season 3 Announcement)

Castlevania (Season 3)

I think I watched the first season of it, but it wasn’t exactly my thing.

The Protector (Season 3)

I know a couple people who will be happy about more of this!

Stranger Things (Season 4)

Who all knew that a certain someone wasn’t dead?

What do you think? Is there something you’d like to watch? Let’s chat!

Kiss, Marry, Kill: TV Edition 2020

As in our usual Valentine’s Day tradition, I have prepared a game of Kiss, Marry, Kill for you! I stuck to TV shows again, just because it’s the easiest because I consume so much of it. As a little fresh up, here’s what it’s all about: with KMK you are pitting three people against each other and have to decide who, in this specific scenario, you would rather kiss, marry or kill. (Just to clarify, I never want to kill anyone, but I am going to try my best to justify the answers anyway.)

**All characters were chosen randomly from a much bigger pool than the end result could include**

ROUND 1

Kiss: TK Strand (9-1-1: Lone Star) – Look, I KNOW I am not his type, but it would only be a kiss. Let me have this!

Marry: Sally Malik (Being Human) – Sally was my favourite character on the US version of Being Human and a life with her would never get boring. Also, my girl is funny af!

Kill: Justin Davis (Spinning Out) – Justin is a bit of a player and I don’t know what to do with that. He is handsome as well, but TK is more so?

ROUND 2

Kiss: Yennefer von Vengerberg (The Witcher) – Yennefer is oozing sexual chemistry with basically everyone on screen. So, what’s one kiss?

Marry: Don West (Lost in Space) – What’s the best thing about the Robinsons? Their choice in mechanic! Terrible joke, but Don West really is the best and deserves all the appreciation. I see him as a family person, which I’d like in a partner.

Kill: Beth Cassidy (Dar Me) – Look, I just don’t like Beth? I get her complicated feelings and all, she sure doesn’t have it easy, but she scares me … in a not good way.

ROUND 3

Kiss: Josie Saltzman (Legacies) – Josie is just so cute!!

Marry: Duffy (Four Weddings and a Funeral) – I have the biggest crush on this dork. He is sweet and kind and nerdy and geeky and lovely. I was so sad on his behalf when his feelings didn’t get returned by [redacted], but he deserved better anyway.

Kill: Jane Sloan (The Bold Type) – Jane is alright, but out of the main trio, she IS actually my least favourite?

ROUND 4

Kiss: Grizz (The Society) – Grizz must be protected at all costs. I don’t think he’d fancy me, but someone has to be kissed …

Marry: Patrick Brewer (Schitt’s Creek) – When he serenaded Patrick, he captured my heart forevermore. Who wouldn’t want a partner like that??

Kill: Klaus (The Umbrella Academy) – WHYYYY? I did not want to do this. I would have married all of them if I could have. But with Klaus … maybe his abilities will make dying different and … maybe non-permanent?

ROUND 5

Kiss: Lenny Bruce (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) – My crush on Luke Kirby as Lenny Bruce intensifies with every season and while I highly doubt our lifestyles would be anything other than incompatible, I would go in for that kiss and then allow that man to disappear, no questions asked.

Marry: William (Another Life) – Soooo, I guess I am marrying an AI without a body? This is the future folks, everything is possible!

Kill: Leigh Shaw (Sorry for Your Loss) – Now, if this was about Elizabeth Olsen, I’d marry her in a heartbeat. But … it’s not? And Leigh is not an easy person. She lashes out at everyone all the time and she is selfish in her grief. Which she is allowed to be! Everyone grieves in their own way, but woman, you need to allow others to do the same then.

ROUND 6

Kiss: Lucifer Morningstar (Lucifer) – a kiss with the devil? Maybe a little tango to go with it? Why not?

Marry: Dennis Cooper (Good Trouble) – out of the three, he is the most normal and as much as I like watching all sorts of crazy stuff, I think non-supernatural/paranormal drama is already drama enough. And it’s not like Dennis doesn’t have some baggage of his own.

Kill: Viv Allen (October Faction) – Poor Viv! I really have no reason to put her in this category whatsoever. It’s just that I have spent much less time with her (as in number of episodes) and just don’t feel that close to her.

ROUND 7

Kiss: Fjor Jutul (Ragnarok) – I mean, can you blame me? Basically every girl in Edda is lusting after him.

Marry: Gestalt (The Rook) – I’d get a spouse with four different bodies, I feel like that’s such an advantage. They can do whatever independently, but at least one of them is likely to have time for me, right? And it doesn’t even matter who I tell something, the others would know automatically as well.

Kill: Matty (Reprisal) – The River Phoenixes, which Matty is a part of, were my absolute faves on Reprisal. But boy has issues. I mean, he’s part of a gang and CONSTANTLY on the road and would I have had to join the gang as well if I wanted to be with him? That’s just too much to handle.

ROUND 8

Kiss: Forty Quinn (YOU) – I love Forty, even if I don’t think I could actually handle him for a longer amount of time in real life.

Marry: Maggie Vera (Charmed) – Maggie is a badass and lovely person. She’s so in tune with her feelings and picks up on other people’s as well. Also, being with a witch would just be very on brand for me (despite what I have said a couple rounds earlier).

Kill: Payton Hobart (The Politician) – Payton is ruthless in his ambition and I just don’t have it in me. Also, who would want to be with a politician, briefly or long-term, anyway?

ROUND 9

Kiss: Caliban, Prince of Hell (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina) – I mean, I already kissed the devil, so I might as well.

Marry: Jack Sheridan (Virgin River) – Jack seems like a genuinely good guy.

Kill: Tyler Locke (Locke & Key) – Tyler has just been an idiot one too many times to tolerate. (I am exaggerating, but boy made some mistakes for sure)

ROUND 10

Kiss: Veronica Mars (Veronica Mars) – She has been my idol ever since I was 12 or something, so yes, please!

Marry: Robin Buckley (Stranger Things) – Robin was one of the best additions of the new season and I love her snark and team up with Steve. I did not buy her uniform as a Halloween costume for nothing, folks!

Kill: Guzmán Nunier Osuna (Elite) – I actually like Guzman, out of all the people here though, I like him the least. *shrugs*


What did you think of my choices? In case none of your favourites, characters or shows, were mentioned, check out last year’s post and try your luck there!

Trailers You Might Have Missed … (Feb 3-9)

I hope the first full week of February treated y’all well! I am just here today to catch you up on some trailers and teaser and promos, so, without further ado, let’s get to it!

Movies

All the Bright Places

I want to say that I have not read the book BUT I NEED YOU TO KNOW that this is not a happy YA film. This story is about suicidal teens and I can’t say what the end looks like here, but in the book it was not a happy one and I really need you to take care of your mental health when you watch this, because the promo material is very misleading. Having said that, I am sure the actors did a great job and if you can and want to handle that kind of story, definitely go for it!

Minions: The Rise of Gru

I am sure this will be a big hit at cinemas again. I mean, it’s the minions.

James Bond: No Time to Die

I just want to know what Billie Eilish and Finneas came up with for the theme song!

Spiral (Saw 9)

This is the BEST Saw casting to this day. I am calling it now.

Isi and Ossi

It’s going to release on Netflix next week and I am pumped! Gotta support my boy Dennis and I am sure people who watch Dark will recognise the female lead too.

The Roads Not Taken

I saw Mia from German Skam/Druck for a couple seconds and I was so happy for her.

Resistance

I am not sure I would watch it in a movie theater, but maybe at home. The cast has me interested.

2/1

It reminds me of something I have seen before, but I am not sure what.

Radioactive

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I really liked the personal angle on this one as well as the consequences shown of some discoveries, but I know critics aren’t exactly raving …

Abigail

It might be a little too late for a movie like that?

Finding the Way Back

I am just not interested in whatever Ben Affleck does.

Target Number One

I am always surprised when Josh Hartnett pops up in a film. He’s just so elusive these days.

The Jesus Rolls

As I said a couple weeks back, this is the Big Lebowski sequel. Do with that info whatever you like.

Blow the Man Down

It’s … weird-looking.

The Vast of Night

Amazon is stepping up their game once again.

TV Shows

I Am Not Okay With This

It’s so awkward – I WANT IT!

Disney+ “Marvel Universe”

Since Disney+ is still not available where I live, my enthusiasm definitely has its bounds. However, Wanda is my favourite so I shall find a way to watch this!!!

Flipped

I think this could be fun for a season, but how are they going to sustain it beyond that?

ZeroZeroZero

Not sure this is for me.

Altered Carbon (Season 2)

I am very interested to see where season 2 will take us, but I am going to miss some of the previous skins used.

Did you see something you’d like to watch? Let’s chat!

January 2020 Wrap-Up

The month of January really felt like a whole freaking year, but that also means that a lot has happened and I got a decent amount of reading done. After the reading slump that was 2019, I am really happy to have found my groove again, because I have missed books. Here’s what I have read recently (and the books being almost color-coordinated is pure coincidence):

A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1) This Modern Love The Field Guide to the North American Teenager Fleabag: Scriptures Wicked Saints (Something Dark and Holy, #1)

As per usual, click on the covers to get re-directed to Goodreads, where you are always welcome to add me as a reading buddy! For the books that I have written reviews for, you can find them by clicking on the titles above.

For those of you who follow me on Twitter, you may have already heard the big news. I have submitted all necessary paperwork for a working holiday visa for Canada. In other words, if my application goes through *fingers crossed* I will be able to go to Canada for an entire year WITH an open work permit, allowing me take any job without a company having to sponsor my stay. It has long been my wish to return to Vancouver, so this would be a dream come true and a possible first step towards a more permanent stay on the long run. Wish me luck!

FAVOURITE THINGS OF THE MONTH

No lie, I am so immensely proud of my Geralt of Rivia drawing! The Witcher was binged by me back in December, but I couldn’t get Henry Cavill out of my head, so I drew this at a later time. I think it’s my best drawing yet. And I really, really wanted to do the rest of the cast, but I am not sure I am even able to do that.

This was my attempt at Yennefer, but it just … doesn’t look like her? I am proud of the drawing, because it looks life-like and cool and it has the kind of eyes that follow you around he room, but it just isn’t … Yennefer. I could not replicate the Geralt magic …

Something else I absolutely loved this past month was Greta Gerwig’s Little Women. My love for this movie knows no bounds and I will talk about that in a little more detail in an upcoming binge-watching post, but just let me tell you, that it’s fantastic. I laughed, giggled, cried, gasped and generally felt pure joy watching some of my favourite actors and actresses get directed by one of my favourite directors. This drawing of Jo is my latest artistic endeavor and the level I am currently at. It’s not as great as the Geralt of Rivia one, but I will keep trying.

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I hope you had a good start into the new year and a survived the first month with not too many quarrels. Here’s to a good month of February!

Trailers You Might Have Missed … (Jan 27-Feb 2)

If you are here, you, too, have survived the year that was January. I will do a proper monthly wrap-up in the upcoming days though and just treat you to some trailers today (although I am afraid most of the super bowl trailers will have to wait until next week). Let’s go!

Movies

Fast 9

Read this AFTER you’ve watched the trailer:

I have grieved Han since Tokyo Drift, where he was my absolute favourite character, and now he has the audacity to just show up snacking??? I really thought I could be done with this franchise, but now I need to know the explanation.

The Photograph

This remains one of my most anticipated movies this year.

A Quiet Place 2

I seriously cannot wait for this movie.

Straight Up

This looks genuinely interesting.

Burden

It’s really a different trailer from the first one, but it looks intense still.

Rocks

Looks authentic! Definitely the kind of movies that should be made.

Holly Slept Over

This … looks like a disaster?

The Jesus Rolls

Ooooh, this is the Big Lebowski sequel?

The Plot Against America

I love that Winona is on our screens more again.

Swallow

Did not expect this to become SO creepy??

Calm with Horses

No actual horses in this one…

The Booksellers

Documentary of the week.

TV Shows

Council of Dads

I like the look of this. It has a wholesome quality to it.

Queen Sono

It looks cool! She’s like a female James Bond.

Followers

Social media is a cruel mistress.

The Pale Horse

Kaya Scodelario AND Rufus Sewell!

The Fugitive

I think I have seen too many things like this already.

Good Girls (Season 3)

Poor Brio fans, but there is no way Rio has left the show. NO WAY!

Love Is Blind

Netflix is really out there trying to jump into the reality TV show game a la MTV trash.

Did you see a trailer you liked? Let’s chat!

Trailers You Might Have Missed … (Jan 20-26)

Another week, another bunch of trailers released. I don’t think there are quite as many new ones as last week, but let’s just get to it and take a look:

Movies

P.S. I Still Love You (To All the Boys 2)

I am so ready for this movie, I even finished the book on time – yay me!

Irresistible

Steve Carell and Rose Byrne? Count me in.

Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back – Evolution

Nope, I am out. This is the EXACT same movie from my childhood, just with uglier soulless animation.

Horse Girl

I do not understand what’s happening, but Jason Reynolds from Four Weddings is in this, so I am more than willing to give it a shot.

Premature

It looks kinda nice.

Blowing Up Right Now

Looks like an interesting plot for relationship drama.

Vivarium

This was at a film festival near me last year and I so wanted to go see it, but I didn’t find the time. It’s so weird, but I am here for it.

Spenser Confidential

Sure, why not? M’Baku has my heart anyway.

The Last Thing He Wanted

I like Anne, but I do not like Ben … tough decision.

Mr Jones

Historical and political, not my jam, but many others.

Coda

Patrick Stewart and Katie Holmes feels like an unexpected duo?

The Burnt Orange Heresy

Also, not really my thing.

Miss Americana

Oh, I think this is the Taylor Swift documentary movie where they debated which of her own songs she was allowed to use?

TV Shows

Alex Rider

I just … always still have Alex Pettyfer as my Alex Rider in mind.

Gentefied

It looks like fun!

The Undoing

Yeah, I don’t think so.

Sacred Lies

Facebook Watch is really out there stepping up their “TV” show game.

Did anything in particular catch your eye? Let’s chat!

Trailers You Might Have Missed … (Jan 13-19)

I was kind of preoccupied this week, so I am sorry for not posting anything other than this trailer post, but at least I can still claim to never forget about it! Let’s see what we’ve got:

Movies

The Lovebirds

This is the kind of 2020 movie I am here for!!!

Morbius

Did Leto defect from DC after the solo Joker movie was without him?

High Fidelity

Zoe is the coolest!

Stargirl

Look below and you’ll find a Stargirl trailer in the TV show section about something entirely different.

Olympic Dreams

Honestly did not expect for this to work so well?

Hope Gap

I like the calmness of this.

Sergio

Ana de Armas is in so many things now, she deserves it!

The Night Clerk

See, more Ana!

Charm City Kings

The comments on this one were very divided between “yay Baltimore” and “it’s nothing like the real Baltimore”

Disappearance at Clifton Hill

It looks so strange, but I just can’t stop seeing Riley from Sense8 here.

Bloodshot

Meh, nothing too intriguing to me.

The Adventures of Ari My Robot Friend

As a kid, I’d watch this.

TV Shows

Little Fires Everywhere

Reese Witherspoon is on fire (no pun intended) and all her shows look so great!!!

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Part 3)

Less than a week to go now.

The Bold Type (Season 4)

I am freaking out because KAT IS MAKING OUT WITH TOM AUSTEN!!! I don’t necessarily love him as a love interest for Kat, but can Tom stay pretty please? I have missed him so much since The Royals …

The Great

I want this in my life!

Penny Dreadful: City of Angels

I think I like the look of this?

Hightown

Yes, thank you, Gabby from Chicago Fire is in this.

Motherland: Fort Salem

Look, I am all here for military witches, but when will this show finally release? I feel like I have shown trailers for this at least 5 times now.

BoJack Horseman (Season 6/Finale)

I loved this show so much, so I am interested in seeing how it will end.

Kidding (Season 2)

Can’t really comment, since I haven’t watched S1.

Resident Alien

This looks so stupid, but so funny.

Stargirl (The CW)

It’s so confusing, because there’s also a Stargirl coming to Disney+??

Diary of a Future President

Well, it sure looks like Disney?

The Stranger

Not my genre, albeit intriguing …

Lost Girls

This is going to be put off forever until I am in the right mood, which is also likely never.

Normal People

What is really normal?

Did you enjoy anything on this list in particular? Let’s chat!