Hayley Knighten

The Mockingjay Lives! Hunger Games: Mockingjay Teaser Trailer 2 is Here

The Mockingjay Lives! Hunger Games: Mockingjay Teaser Trailer 2 is Here

Never before have I been so excited to see a movie based on such a disappointing book. That is the power of these amazing new teaser trailers for the upcoming Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (Most cumbersome title ever). These teaser trailers are the televised propaganda that Katniss watches in the novel. Separated from Peeta at […]

 Hayley Knighten

Revisited: Hemlock Grove, A Review of the Book that Inspired the Hit Series

Revisited: Hemlock Grove, A Review of the Book that Inspired the Hit Series

With season two of the hit Netflix television series Hemlock Grove premiering next week, it seems a perfect time to revisit the novel that started it all. I loved the first season of the television series and as soon as I heard that it was based on a book, I knew I had to read […]

 Hayley Knighten

New Character Images Released for Fox’s Gotham

New Character Images Released for Fox’s Gotham

Entertainment Weekly released eight new character images for Fox’s upcoming Batman series Gotham Go ahead, say it. I’ll say it with you, “Ooooooo!” The casting is impressive. Each of the actors look well-suited to their roles. Bruce Wayne looks appropriately pensive and Ivy Pepper, as young Poison Ivy is both enchanting and downright creepy.  Jada […]

 Hayley Knighten

WPR First Look Movies: The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1

WPR First Look Movies: The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1

The countdown begins! As you probably already know, the final book of the Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay has been split into two features films, the first of which releases this fall. Now I’m not gonna lie, as much as I loved the first two books, particularly Catching Fire, I was not a fan of the […]

 Hayley Knighten

Trailer for Hemlock Grove Season 2 is FINALLY here!

Trailer for Hemlock Grove Season 2 is FINALLY here!

The mystery! The gore! The bromance! Yes, Hemlock Grove is finally returning for another full season on Netflix! After the jaw-dropping cliffhanger that ended last season fans have been anxiously awaiting the return of this amazing Gothic-horror series. Highlights from the first season include what was probably the best werewolf transformation ever. Also, complex characters, […]

 Hayley Knighten

Buffyverse Comics: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8, Vol. 2

Buffyverse Comics: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8, Vol. 2

The Story so Far: I am reading and reviewing the Buffyverse comic series’ that are canon with the television shows they are based on, including Buffy Season 8, Fray, Spike, Angel & Faith and Angel: After the Fall among others. I will post a final reading list when I’ve caught up to season 10. I’ve […]

 Hayley Knighten

A very superhero book review of “Sidekick”!

A very superhero book review of “Sidekick”!

Sidekick takes everything you love about chick lit comedies like Bridget Jones’s Diary and throws them into the superhero realm. Author, Auralee Wallace delivers laughs, action and heart in her début novel. Bremy St. James used to be an heiress; now she sleeps beside a toilet in a tiny apartment. She left her old life […]

 Hayley Knighten

Olde School – A new age of hard knocks

Olde School – A new age of hard knocks

Fairy tales merge with the modern era in Selah Janel’s dark fantasy adventure Olde School. “Caught in a tug of war between past and future, that’s what I am.” Paddlelump “Padd” Stonemonger is a business man first and a troll second. He runs a successful troll bridge that leads to a beautiful clearing and a […]

 Hayley Knighten

Buffyverse Comics: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8, Vol. 2

Buffyverse Comics: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8, Vol. 2

The Story so Far: I am reading and reviewing the Buffyverse comic series’ that are canon with the television shows they are based on, including Buffy Season 8, Fray, Spike, Angel & Faith and Angel: After the Fall among others. I will post a final reading list when I’ve caught up to season 10. I’ve […]

 Hayley Knighten

Book Review: Awesome Jones

Book Review: Awesome Jones

Imagine a fairy tale read by Stan Lee: romance and magic combined with high-flying, comic book action. The result is Awesome Jones. you have to start believing that you can be the man you want to be. Awesome is a regular guy living in an extraordinary world where superheroes patrol the city and wield incredible […]

 Hayley Knighten

Vampire Academy the movie just….bites

Vampire Academy the movie just….bites

Richelle Mead’s Vampire Academy books are surprisingly good. Based on the cheesy title, I didn’t expect a series of engrossing, well-written novels. When I learned Mark Waters of Mean Girls fame was directing the film adaptation and working with screenwriter Daniel Waters of Heathers. I thought that despite the terrible tag line: “they suck at […]

 Hayley Knighten

Buffyverse Comics: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8, Vol. 1

Buffyverse Comics: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8, Vol. 1

The Story so Far: I am reading and reviewing the Buffyverse comic series’ that are canon with the television shows they are based on. I will post a final reading list when I’ve caught up to season 10. I’ve included links to my previous posts in this reading marathon at the bottom of the page. […]

 Hayley Knighten

Buffyverse Comics: Asylum, Shadow Puppets & Spike: the Complete Series

Buffyverse Comics: Asylum, Shadow Puppets & Spike: the Complete Series

The Story so Far: I am reading and reviewing the Buffyverse comic series that are canon with the television shows they are based on, including Buffy Season 8, Fray, Spike, Angel & Faith and Angel: After the Fall among others. I will post a final reading list when I’ve caught up to season 10. I’ve […]

 Hayley Knighten

WPR First Look Movies: Lauren Kate’s Fallen

WPR First Look Movies: Lauren Kate’s Fallen

Fans of Lauren Kate’s Fallen series have been waiting for this since the release of the bestselling novel in 2009 and here it is, the first image from the upcoming film. Addison Timlin looks like she stepped off the cover of the novel in that dress. She plays Lucinda Price, a 17-year-old girl sent to […]

 Hayley Knighten

Buffyverse Comics Marathon: Conclusion of Angel After the Fall

Buffyverse Comics Marathon: Conclusion of Angel After the Fall

The Story so Far: I am reading and reviewing the Buffyverse comic series that are canon with the television shows they are based on, including Buffy Season 8, Fray, Spike, Angel & Faith and Angel: After the Fall among others.  I will post a final reading list when I’ve caught up to season 10. I’ve included links to my previous posts […]