Amanda Cade

Worth It! (Things to try, read, watch, hear, and discuss)

I recently reread Wonder, by R.J. Palacio, for the fourth or fifth time, and the other day I watched the movie for the second. It’s been on my mind this week, especially because of world events that have led me to reflect on the importance of kindness and tolerance. So this week, I wanted to …

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I’m sure that those of you who read my February in Review post are completely unsurprised by the subject of this week’s blog, given that I highlighted Captain Marvel as something I was really looking forward to this month. As I’ve mentioned before, I love superheroes. I was one of those kids who got hooked …

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Happy nostalgia! During the holidays, I managed to see four movies in the theater. First it was all about the superheros (see my review of Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse and Aquaman), and then came two films that went straight to my childhood. Let’s break it down. Bumblebee I went into Bumblebee with a lot of trepidation. I’ve had …

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So if you read my post on holiday music a few weeks back, you already know that I have a weakness for the offbeat and eclectic. So it probably won’t surprise you that my holiday viewing ranges from feel good traditional to tinsel-lit slasher, with a few other genres in between. Believe me, whatever you’re …

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