New Streaming Service, Plus Additional Adaptations of Classic Literature!

The latest adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s BRAVE NEW WORLD is available on Peacock, a new streaming service, courtesy of NBC, which offers unintentional commentary on its own about the hoops modern consumers jump through in order to find entertainment. I was able to watch the first five episodes through my parents’ Xfinity subscription, but I … More New Streaming Service, Plus Additional Adaptations of Classic Literature!

HBO Corner: Buzzy Blockbuster vs Foreign Arthouse: Guess Which Impressed Me More! :P

Starting out of the gate with spoilers, fyi! The Story of a New Name, based on the second novel of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan quartet, is the story of young adulthood; it spans from Lila becoming Lila Carracci to the publication of Elena’s first book. And with Elena, aka Lenu, as our main character, this embraces … More HBO Corner: Buzzy Blockbuster vs Foreign Arthouse: Guess Which Impressed Me More! 😛

Scattered Musings During Coronavirus (featuring a review of “Vita and Virginia.”)

Welcome to the revamped Chava’s Footsteps! If you’re viewing this entry on my blog, you might notice that all of the blue rectangles are gone, replaced by a marquee of links and some new widgets in the sidebar. I hadn’t touched the design since I started this blog, and since then my focus has changed … More Scattered Musings During Coronavirus (featuring a review of “Vita and Virginia.”)

Buzzy Movie Reviews: “Star Wars” and “Little Women” (plus a “Hunger Games” prequel moment at the end!)

I went into the Star Wars movie feeling pretty middle of the road and I guess that’s how I exited the movie, too. It doesn’t necessarily move or challenge me on significant levels, but I’m a fan of melodrama with Kylo (Adam Driver) and Rey (Daisy Ridley), so. 😛 Also, if it was gonna basically … More Buzzy Movie Reviews: “Star Wars” and “Little Women” (plus a “Hunger Games” prequel moment at the end!)

Final Fantasy and Science Fiction TV Reviews of 2019: “His Dark Materials” and “The Expanse”

Hoo boy. I tried telling myself I wasn’t obsessed with this show…while continuously listening to the soundtrack and scouring the internet for new teaser clips. 😛 But now season one, based off of the first book of His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman, is officially behind us. I may have already written about this twice … More Final Fantasy and Science Fiction TV Reviews of 2019: “His Dark Materials” and “The Expanse”