The Lodge of Adam – Review of “Lovecraft Country” Episode Two “Whitey’s on the Moon”

Picking up from my last review on Lovecraft Country, episode two “Whitey’s on the Moon” examines the Braithwhite Lodge, its residents, and the village near it along with the central mystery that started the series in the first episode. Tragedy, power dynamics, and the question of lineage all come in to play in an episode … Continue reading The Lodge of Adam – Review of “Lovecraft Country” Episode Two “Whitey’s on the Moon”

Missing the Punch – Review of “The Little Things”

Noir and Neo-Noir are among my favorite genres of fiction. Steeped in cynicism and moral ambiguity, noir stories are almost always based in character studies wrapped in crime fiction. The film The Little Things, starring Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, and Jared Leto, tries to stick the landing but fails to fully utilize the genre to … Continue reading Missing the Punch – Review of “The Little Things”