Film · Reviews

Days 41 – 50 | 365 Day Film Challenge (Year Two)

Oh look, another ten movies I've watched! (Ahem... no life.) If you'd like to keep up to date with what I'm watching, follow me on Letterboxd. DAY 41 - DETROIT (2017) Detroit is an emotionally grueling film that left me feeling like I'd been punched in the gut. Based on a true story, this films… Continue reading Days 41 – 50 | 365 Day Film Challenge (Year Two)

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Days 31 – 40 | 365 Day Film Challenge ( Year Two)

Oh look, another ten movies down. Follow my journey on Letterboxd (if you want, I'm not going to make you), and enjoy the reviews!   DAY 31 - ANNA KARENINA (2012) Joe Wright's take on the classic novel stole my heart. It's not everyone's cup of tea, but Anna Karenina captured my attention from the… Continue reading Days 31 – 40 | 365 Day Film Challenge ( Year Two)

Books · Reviews

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman | Book Review

I fell utterly head over heels for Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine. The story follows the titular character as she navigates her comfortable life: she goes to work, talks to her Mummy once a week, and drinks plenty of vodka on the weekends. Her predictable life is upended when a new IT guy and an… Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman | Book Review

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Days 21 -30 | 365 Day Film Challenge (Year Two)

I'm baaaccckkkk... with ten more movie reviews. I've become utterly addicted to watching movies, so enjoy these reviews! (Bee tee dubs, you can get a sneak peek at what I watch and what I rate the films on Letterboxd.)   DAY 21 - RUN LOLA RUN (1999) A stylish, fun adrenaline ride of a movie,… Continue reading Days 21 -30 | 365 Day Film Challenge (Year Two)

Books · Reviews

Bonfire by Krysten Ritter | Book Review

Bonfire is a whip-smart, intriguing, and fun debut from the immensely talented Ritter. The plot focuses on Abby Williams, a lawyer who must return to her hometown of Barrens, Indiana to investigate a local firm. While there, she becomes enmeshed in the mysterious disappearance of her former best friend, which wreaks havoc on her life… Continue reading Bonfire by Krysten Ritter | Book Review

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Days 11 – 20 | 365 Day Film Challenge (Year Two)

Another round-up, ten more movies down. If you'd like to stay up-to-date with me, follow me on the ol' Letterboxd (you get sneak peeks of what this way too obsessed lady watches). Let the reviews commence!   DAY 11 - THE ICEMAN (2013) This is a fascinating account of the true story of Richard Kuklinski… Continue reading Days 11 – 20 | 365 Day Film Challenge (Year Two)

Books · Reviews

The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher | Book Review

This memoir was both fascinating and heartbreaking. Fisher recounts her experiences filming Star Wars and meeting fans, but mostly reveals her affair with Harrison Ford and the feelings she had for him. She includes diary excerpts, which only add to the ache I felt for her while reading. It's also extremely gutting when she mentions the fact… Continue reading The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher | Book Review

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Days 1-10 | 365 Day Film Challenge (Year Two)

I'm baaaccckkkk... So, I'm crazy enough to attempt to do this for a second year. Here are the first ten films I've watched in this sophomore attempt at an insane goal. (Also, you can follow me on Letterboxd for early sneak peeks.)   DAY 1 - MUDBOUND (2017) A beautiful work of cinema from Dee… Continue reading Days 1-10 | 365 Day Film Challenge (Year Two)

Books · Reviews

Towards Zero by Agatha Christie | Book Review

Towards Zero isn't as strong as some of Christie's other works, but it's still incredibly intriguing and fast-paced. This novel follows a group of people who gather at Gull's Point, the home of a wealthy older woman named Lady Tressilian. Of course, everyone has their own motivations and problems. There's the successful professional tennis player… Continue reading Towards Zero by Agatha Christie | Book Review