Kyra Dawson

Kyra Dawson

Kyra is an author, blogger, film buff, gamergirl and super fangirl. If she's not in Norngard working on the young adult dark fantasy series The Books of Norngard, she's camped out with her Xbox One playing Skyrim or Ark Survival Evolved, binge watching her favorite shows on Netflix, or you guessed it, watching movies. She's also super stoked that Game of Thrones S7 is finally here. Follow her on Twitter @TheScribesDesk or @KyraDawson and read The Beautiful Forbidden, Book One in The Books of Norngard at

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Hail Caesar! 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Director Matt Reeves Shares Secrets and Talks San Diego Comic-Con 2013

Hail Caesar! Great and wonderful things are happening in the vaunted Hall H on Saturday. The Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the sequel to 2011's blockbuster Rise of the Planet of the Apes, is getting the superb sneak peek treatment by director Matt Reeves at Comic-Con 2013. What better way is there to whet a movie goer's appetite for scifi goodness than with a director reveal at the best place on earth in San Diego these few awesome days in July?

Rumor Control: First Details on the Dark Knight Trilogy Collector's Blu-Ray Revealed?

We know Warner Bros. is planning on releasing a big collector's edition boxset for Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight trilogy, but outside of some vague rumblings about it, we haven't heard much else.  Now some images have popped up online that appear to show off what the set will look like and a few of the goodies it comes with.  While unconfirmed, if true, it looks amazing.  Come inside to check it out.

Universal Confirms Snow White and the Huntsman Sequel for 2015

There’s a lot of news coming out of CinemaCon these days (yesterday we got the news that Disney is going to pump out new Star Wars movies every year). Despite the scandal surrounding Snow White & the Huntsman — or maybe because of it — the film has been green lit for a sequel by Universal Pictures. The release date for Snow White & the Huntsman 2 has been slated for 2015 and the news has been greeted with eager trepidation by both fans and critics. 

Second World War Z Trailer Zombie Shuffles Online

Eager moviegoers are impatiently waiting for what is sure to be the nail biting scariness of the zombie apocalypse movie World War Z starring Brad Pitt, directed by Marc Forster (Quantum of Solace and Monster’s Ball) and released by Paramount. Zombies are everywhere these days and the frenzied excitement for the release of this film indicates that this just could be the biggest zombie flick ever. So this brand new trailer couldn’t come at a better time. And it’s just enough to whet our appetites.

Count of Monte Cristo Gets a Remake with David S. Goyer At the Helm

It’s been 11 years since the 2002 version of The Count of Monte Cristo thrilled audiences with the adventures of the intrepid Edmond Dantes. An enduring classic novel penned by The Three Musketeers author Alexandre Dumas in 1844, the upcoming new version of Monte Cristo has the film’s director David S. Goyer amped up about bringing a new take on an old tale.

Conan the Barbarian Review: Sex, Swords and Sorcery

TMP takes a look at Conan the Barbarian, a remake that isn’t so much a remake as it is a re-imagining of a well known cult classic. It’s a film that basically gives you what you expect which is mainly sex, swords and sorcery. It also delivers a new Conan, different in many ways from the old Conan, a new spin on a familiar story, and the opportunity for sequels in the future.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Review: Almost Perfect

I love everything that 'Harry Potter' stands for — courage through adversity, finding the strength within, the power of love and the bonds of friendship, and faith, above all, faith that when the chips are really down, you’ll have the power to conquer any obstacle because of the faith you have in yourself. I did immensely savor this epic finale to a fantastical fantasy saga. The ending was poignant and hard earned by our beloved characters and it was a final installment filled with all the magic and adventure we love in our 'Harry Potter' films.

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