Film · Reviews

Days 244 – 253 | 365 Day Film Challenge

Another week, another round-up of movie reviews (PS, if you'd like to follow me on Letterboxd, you can do so here). DAY 244 - THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL (2008) A glossy, sanitized recounting of the history between the Boleyn sisters and King Henry Tudor VIII. Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson are fantastic as Anne and… Continue reading Days 244 – 253 | 365 Day Film Challenge

Film · Reviews

Days 234 – 243 | 365 Day Movie Challenge

Another day, another round-up of film reviews... DAY 234 - THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT (2015) Based on the real-life experiment that took place in 1971, The Stanford Prison Experiment is a bleak, disturbing look at how human beings can become dehumanized when they receive/are degraded of too much power. The performances are incredible, with the… Continue reading Days 234 – 243 | 365 Day Movie Challenge

Film · Reviews

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Movie Review

https://youtu.be/8LjzCK8UeWI Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets follows Valerian and Laureline, two intergalactic federal agents tasked with bringing a creature to Alpha, a.k.a The City of a Thousand Planets. Things aren't so simple, though... Directed by Luc Besson and starring Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Ethan Hawke, Rihanna, Herbie Hancock, and Rutger… Continue reading Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Movie Review

Books · Reviews

The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower #1) by Stephen King | Book Review

I went into this novel with a little trepidation. I had heard some people say it was excellent, while others hated this first entry. Luckily, I'm firmly in the former camp. The first novel in The Dark Tower series, the story revolves around the titular gunslinger (Roland Deschain) as he traverses his world to find… Continue reading The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower #1) by Stephen King | Book Review

Books · Reviews

Here and Gone by Haylen Beck | Book Review

This book had me hooked from the first page. The story follows Audra Kinney, a woman who has left her abusive husband and is taking her kids to San Diego to start a new life. On her way there, though, she's pulled over by a police officer and arrested. After being incarcerated, she's told there… Continue reading Here and Gone by Haylen Beck | Book Review

Film · Reviews

Days 224-233 | 365 Day Film Challenge

Guess who's back, back again? Ok, I'm not Slim Shady, but I do have ten more movie reviews for you to peruse at your leisure. (Also, if you'd like to see my ratings for these movies ahead of time, feel free to follow me on Letterboxd) DAY 224- HUGO (2011) Based on Brian Selznick's bestselling… Continue reading Days 224-233 | 365 Day Film Challenge