This post is a contribution to the 9th Annual Tolkien Blog Party. Additionally, I have Rachel to thank for inspiring some of the points in this post (based on her excellent LOTR read-along notes). source. "Only the waning might of Gondor stands now between him and a march in power along the coasts into the … Continue reading defending Boromir.
This blog post is a contribution to the 9th Annual Tolkien Blog Party. source. 'I will take the Ring,' he said, 'though I do not know the way.' There. Boom. Done. Mic drop and all that. Oh, you want more than that? You're not convinced that Frodo is worthy of our admiration, liking, and respect? … Continue reading why Frodo Baggins deserves better.
check out the kick-off post with the tag, post roster, and giveaway details here! So it begins. In all the years that I've known Rachel, this is the very first year that I've been able to participate in her annual Tolkien Blog Party. And I'm so excited! I've got three blog posts prepped for publication … Continue reading the 9th annual Tolkien Blog Party tag!
source. Since I haven't posted anything gushy and fandom-related in a while, I thought I'd write this post to fangirl over some of my favorite fictional couples. Although I dislike most romance novels (as in, stories that are totally centered around a romantic relationship), there are many, many fictional couples that I wholeheartedly ship. And … Continue reading my favorite fictional romantic moments.
Hellooooo, everybody! Rachel (of Hamlette's Soliloquy) and I are extremely pleased to announce the Glenn Ford Blogathon, honoring one of our favorite classic movie stars of all time. Glenn Ford has starred in everything from Westerns to film noir to the classic 1970's Superman film and I'm super excited to read what y'all write about … Continue reading announcing the Glenn Ford Blogathon!
This blog post is part of the Legends of Western Cinema Week. source. Growing up, there were only a few animated movies that my siblings and I watched (because most Disney films were not allowed). Those included The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Robin Hood (1973), The Man from Button Willow...and the great Fievel … Continue reading movie review: fievel goes west.
This blog post was written for the Legends of Western Cinema Week 2021! ❤ There are many actors who are particularly well-known for starring in Westerns. John Wayne, of course. Gary Cooper, Henry Fonda, Clint Eastwood, Alan Ladd, Randolph Scott...and the list goes on! But while all those actors are great, there is one who … Continue reading my favorite cinematic cowboy.
Found over at Mary and the Words. source. MIDDLE EARTH: THE HOBBIT OR THE LORD OF THE RINGS? LOTR, for both book and movies. Though I do love The Hobbit (book) and enjoy several aspects of the film trilogy, LOTR was my first love. The depth of LOTR's story and the multitude of characters who … Continue reading the lord of the rings tag.
I think I've maybe done only one of these posts before? Anyway, while singing songs from The Greatest Showman, I was thinking about how many Hugh Jackman movies I've watched and thought I'd revisit this post format. Basically just a list of his movies (that I've seen) ranked by how great he was in each … Continue reading a movie ranking: Hugh Jackman.
Before I get into today's post, I wanted to make a quick announcement. I've launched my freelance editing website, Edits by Eva, and I'd love for you to go check it out! I explain more about my passion for editing fiction (especially for those looking to self-publish their books), and offer a FREE sample edit … Continue reading ranking every member of the Fellowship of the Ring.