About Carol the Cat
Carol is another member of Guardians of the Geekery (official podcast of The Charlotte Geeks) and is a voracious reader and lover of geekery. She helped launch and run The Carolina Renaissance Festival for over 14 years (and the sister festival in Arizona) and was the programming director for ConCarolinas for another 14 years. She helps out faithfully with our own Geek Gala - often traveling to various cons to man tables and host parties.

Ghost in the Shell: A Mere Ghost of the Original

April 5, 2017 Carol the Cat

Ghost in the Shell (2017) Directed by Rupert Sanders Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbaek, Takashi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, Michael Pitt The Basics:  It is the not too distant future where cyber enhancements are as commonplace as wearing glasses. An elite anti-terrorism task force, called Section 9, is committed to hunting […]


Suicide Squad Isn’t Dead on Arrival

August 3, 2016 Carol the Cat

Suicide Squad (2016) Directed by: David Ayer Starring: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jared Leto, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez The Basics: In the wake of Superman’s “death”, the US government is looking for any means possible to defend Earth against any further “meta-human” attacks.  A secret agency, […]


Pop the Bolli! It’s Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie!

July 26, 2016 Carol the Cat

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016) Directed by Mandie Fletcher Starring: Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley The Basics: PR “guru” Edina Monsoon and fashion editor Patsy Stone are living pretty much the same way they always have, oozing questionable fashion and spending Edina’s ex-husband’s money.  When the cash flow comes to […]


Star Trek Beyond is Almost as Generic as its Title

July 25, 2016 Carol the Cat

Star Trek Beyond (2016) Directed by Justin Lin Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, Idris Elba The Basics: The Enterprise is in year three of its five-year mission to explore strange new worlds and Kirk is a bit tired of the whole “seeking out new […]