Categories
Mrs Enginerd TV Shows and Movies

Seven Seconds (Netflix)

A fifteen year old black kid gets run over by a man in a blue SUV and is left for dead, bleeding out on a ditch. In the background, the Statue of Liberty can be seen, her back to the gruesome scene of the crime. For the New Jersey press, this is just another gang […]

Categories
Mrs Enginerd Reviews TV Shows and Movies

Get Out (2017 Movie)

It is hard to describe Jordan Peele’s directorial debut as anything other than a very very dark comedy. For a comedian that stared in roles on Mad TV and Comedy Central’s Key and Peele, this entire plot line was a refreshingly unexpected since it turned out to be a sci-fi mystery thriller masterpiece for the […]

Categories
Mrs Enginerd Sports TV Shows and Movies Women Who Kick Ass In Gaming And Beyond

I, Tonya (Movie)

With a Rotten Tomatoes score of 89, the story of Tonya Harding’s rise to fame and infamy is captivating the hearts of movie fans around the world. Written and filmed as a dark comedy, a cross between Deadpool and Suicide Squad with a touch of Pacific Northwest white trash, the story depicts Tonya’s childhood abuse […]

Categories
En español Mrs Enginerd TV Shows and Movies

Las Chicas del Cable (Netflix)

En un intento por globalizar el contenido original de Netflix, la compañía se ha alineado con varios productores de Europa para traer historias en otros idiomas. De España, han comisionado la serie Cable Girls o Las Chicas del Cable que trata la vida de las telefonistas antes de que el rotativo fuera inventado y patentizado, […]

Categories
Mrs Enginerd TV Shows and Movies Women Who Kick Ass In Gaming And Beyond

The Crown (Netflix)

Queen Elizabeth II, Regina, is still kicking strongly, and as of 2017, she was not only an icon of the British royalty but embodied it. Since I was a little girl, the royal family has been instrumental in piquing my interest in the history and modernization of the institution. If Kings and Queens were still […]

Categories
Comic Books and Super Heroes Mrs Enginerd TV Shows and Movies Women Who Kick Ass In Gaming And Beyond

Leia’s Selective Force Sensitivity: Boon or Bad Writing?

Leia’s force sensitivity was pivotal to the development of the plot lines and lore of the now disavowed Expanded Universe. She was just as strong in the force as Luke (as you’d suspect these twins would be because of their distinct bond and infamous father), and her skills as a politician and negotiator were enhanced […]

Categories
Mrs Enginerd TV Shows and Movies

The Killing Season (A&E)

Eleven bodies were discovered in the Gilgo and Fire Beach areas of Long Island between December 2010 and May 2011. Four victims were found buried in burlap sacks, one was male and the rest were dismembered. Sadly one of the deceased was of a toddler which was determined to be related to one of the […]

Categories
Mrs Enginerd TV Shows and Movies

Active Shooter: America Under Fire

Columbine. Pulse. Aurora. Navy Yard. These are a few of the incidents featured in Showtime’s documentary series Active Shooter. Eight heart wrenching episodes tell the story of the epidemic that has our classrooms and public spaces under siege. Every 19 days there is a shooting reported in the United States, many perpetrated by people who […]

Categories
Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff TV Shows and Movies

The Orville (Fox)

This year’s San Diego Comic Con was full of marketing and activities to promote Seth MacFarlane’s new project, a parody of Star Trek called The Orville. Based on a universe where various planets have formed the Union, Captain Ed Mercer (Seth) is assigned to complete space exploration missions alongside his crew, composed of many alien […]

Categories
Comic Books and Super Heroes Mrs Enginerd TV Shows and Movies

“Children. I work with children” – Wonder Woman, Justice League

Wonder Woman’s success changed the big screen narrative pushing the superhero needle in the right direction. The movie’s record breaking box office popularity forced DC to make Diana the strongest leader the Justice League has ever seen. She is proof that the future is women. DC’s success depends on the WB executives’ understanding that female […]