Nancy Basile

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Harry Potter Guide: Yes, You DO Need To Read The Books

Writing this Harry Potter guide was quite an undertaking. It was a difficult task, not only because there’s so much information to gather and share, …

9 Thrilling Mystic TV Shows Like 'Shadowhunters'

These nine TV shows like <i>Shadowhunters</i> might ease the pain of the show’s cancellation.<p>Freeform recently announced that <i>Shadowhunters</i> will end with a …

'Solo: A Star Wars Story': Dice Don't Need An Origin Story

A few thoughts on <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i>: Surprises, Hanging Plot Lines, and Why I Love Han Solo<p><b>Spoiler-Free Review</b><p>I loved the <i>Solo: A Star Wars …

How to Set Up Alexa on Your Echo Device

After I wrote a couple of blog posts about getting the most out of Amazon’s Alexa, several people emailed me to ask how to set up Alexa on an Echo …

Like 'American Gods?' Try These Trippy TV Shows

<i>These TV shows like American Gods will thrill and confuse you until it returns to STARZ.</i><p><i>American Gods</i> is TV series that premiered in 2017. It’s based …

'Infinity War' Theories - Where do we go from here?

These <i>Infinity War</i> theories explain what could happen next. Let me tell you why I’m a little bit hopeful after such an incredibly devastating Marvel …

Marvel's 'Infinity War' Ain't Got No Time For That

Marvel’s <i>Infinity War</i> has been 10 years in the making. It is just as amazing — and gut-wrenching — as I expected it to be. However, juggling so many …

11 Cool Things About the Outlander Cast You Never Knew

The <i>Outlander</i> cast is full of talented actors and actresses who have become dear to fans of the show. Like any die-hard fan worth their weight in …

'Isle of Dogs' Delivers an Important Message

<i>Isle of Dogs</i> is a morality play that’s a little too appropriate right now. There were times that the story was so on-the-nose with its message that I …

'Counterpart' Asks: What If You Could Meet Your Doppelganger?

<i>Counterpart</i> has all the mystery of <i>Lost</i>, all the spy shenanigans of <i>The Night Manager</i>, and all the diversity of <i>Roseanne</i>.<p>At first glance, <i>Counterpart</i> …

'Parks and Recreation' and the Power of Knope

<i>Parks and Recreation</i>, the NBC comedy that ended in 2015, has become my metaphorical comfort food. How did I miss this gem when it aired?<p><i>Disclosure:</i> …

I Watched 'Timeless' And Here's What I Found

<i>Timeless</i> has the right mix of drama, humor, science fiction and good looks to be added to my must-watch TV shows every week.<p>I’m a sucker for time …

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Ready Player One: Do You Need To Be A Gamer To Watch?

<i>Ready Player One</i>, Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of the novel by Ernest Cline, is a mixed bag. One thing is for sure: You’ll enjoy it much more if …

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'Wild, Wild Country' Depicts the Fall of a Utopia

Do you ever want to find some land where you and your friends can start a new community and leave all this mess behind? Who doesn’t?<p>The Rajneesh …

Making a Murderer

In Defense of 'The Last Jedi' Issues

I loved <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>. One of the things I liked best about it was that it was extremely difficult to predict where the movie was …

Just One Damned Thing After Another

I get asked to review a lot of books. When I was asked to review “Just One Damned Thing After Another [The Book Depository] [Waterstones],” which is …

Why Does Stan Lee Have a Cameo in Almost Every Marvel Movie?

Who is Stan Lee and why is he so important?<p>To those who didn’t grow up as Mighty Marvel True Believers, a.k.a. Marvel comics fans, the name Stan Lee …

Dark Series on Netflix Makes Twin Peaks Seem Logical

<i>Dark</i> is a Netflix show imported from Germany about time travel. It’s like <i>Stranger Things</i> in that it is a mash-up of several different genres, science …

'Black Panther' Drops the Snark and Gets Real

I’ve been dying to see <i>Black Panther</i> since the first trailer dropped months ago. It did not disappoint. However, the trailer is slightly misleading, …

Purr-fect Black Panther Dinner Menu and Recipes

A <i>Black Panther</i> dinner menu calls for recipes on the cutting-edge of cooking trends. This record-shattering Marvel movie deserves only the best. Media …

The Most Frustrating Thing About 'The Walking Dead'

<i>The Walking Dead</i> Season 8 resumes later this month (Feb. 25), but they will have to walk on without me. I’ve already written about my disappointments …

9 Awesomely Addictive TV Shows Like 'Riverdale'

Looking for TV shows like <i>Riverdale?</i> You and the rest of us who are hooked on the CW’s dark, teen drama.<p><i>Riverdale</i> is based — loosely based — on <i>Archie</i> …

'The Beautiful Dead' by Belinda Bauer - Review

<i>The Beautiful Dead</i> is a story we’ve read before: Serial killer fixates on a pretty TV reporter. But it’s the details of the lives of the victims, the …

Our Biggest Netflix FAQ Takes a Deep Dive Into All the Tricky Bits

Netflix is an entertainment god. What started as a DVD rental service morphed into the most important video streaming service on the planet. But like …

Shetland TV Series Should be Next in Your British TV Queue

Shetland is a series of Scottish islands in the North sea, which are actually pretty far away from the Scottish mainland. Think Cuba, not the Florida …