Author Archives : J.L. Gribble

Sound Off! Thor: Ragnarok


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, grab your mythical hammer and discuss Thor: Ragnarok, which premiered in the United States on Friday, November 3, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all, while we are…

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Sound Off! Geostorm


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, check the weather report and discuss Geostorm, which premiered in the United States on Friday, October 20, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all, while we are all…

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Sound Off! Blade Runner 2049


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, revisit a favorite dystopian cityscape and discuss Blade Runner 2049, which premiered in the United States on Friday, October 6, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all,…

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Sound Off! mother!


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, tackle some home renovations and discuss mother!, which premiered in the United States on Friday, September 15, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all, while we are…

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Sound Off! IT


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, face your fears and discuss IT, which premiered in the United States on Friday, September 8, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all, while we are all…

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A Little Less Than Strange: Susanna Clarke’s Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell


Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2004) Written by: Susanna Clarke Genre: Historical Fantasy Pages: 866 (Kindle) Publisher: Bloomsbury (UK)/Tor (US) Why I Chose It: This book was my Resolution Project 2017 goal for Speculative Chic. Long story short: I picked up the gigantic hardback edition in 2005, and it’s been anchoring my To Be Read pile ever since. Finally bought the…

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Sound Off! The Dark Tower


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, aim with your eye and discuss The Dark Tower, which premiered in the United States on Friday, August 4, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all, while we…

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Sound Off! Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, don your 1960s-inspired military uniform and discuss Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, which premiered in the United States on Friday, July 21, 2017.   Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily…

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Sound Off! Spider-Man: Homecoming


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, reload your web-shooters and discuss Spider-Man: Homecoming, which premiered in the United States on Friday, July 7, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all, while we are all…

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Sound Off! The Mummy


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, brush the sand out of your hair and discuss The Mummy, which premiered in the United States on Friday, June 9, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all,…

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