Due to the global pandemic of COVID-19, I didn’t attend the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). I’ve been going to TIFF since 2012 and the only other time I’ve missed the festival was in 2016 when I was suffering from strep throat (not fun!). Now I’m back in 2021 with thoughts about five filmsContinue reading “My Triumphant Return to TIFF”
I’ve been on the record about my dislike of the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) version of Hawkeye played by Jeremy Renner. This dislike has nothing to do with Jeremy Renner and everything to do with the MCU’s approach to the character which involves mediocre/nonexistent character development as well as terrible character development aka Hawkeye-goes-by-the-name-Ronin-in-Avengers: Endgame-and-spends-the-beginning-of-the-movie-traveling-to-different-countries-to-murder-brown-bad-guysContinue reading “Ugh. Hawkeye.”
Last time, I talked about my recent return to Webtoon with Lore Olympus. My timing was perfect because right after I caught up on that webcomic (171 episodes to be exact), the first webcomic to come out of Webtoon’s recently announced partnership with DC Comics was released. If you’ve been reading my tweets over theContinue reading “My Webtoon Obsession Pt. 2: Batman: Wayne Family Adventures”
This year, I’ve been getting back into writing reviews on an ongoing basis. I’ve been writing bit-sized thoughts on kids books (ages 0 – 18) for the Canadian Children’s Book News which has been fun and of course, I’ve been chatting books over at Put A Blurb On It since 2017. However, the podcast beganContinue reading “My Webtoon Obsession Pt. 1: Lore Olympus”
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Hello! I’m Ardo and welcome to my blog. I’m the Kids Coordinator at the Festival of Literary Diversity and a writer. You can also hear me on the Put A Blurb On It podcast with my co-host, Yash! I hope to update this often and share with you what I’m up to.