I’ve said for years that I mostly prefer books over their movie adaptations. I usually prefer the source material to the adaptation because I’m in a habit of looking for fidelity to the source. But there are times when movies make me interested in their original books. A little while ago, I watched one of… Continue reading 7 Good Movies That Made Me Read the Book
I really liked Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, by Becky Albertalli, when I read it in 2016. So, I was elated to see the first trailer for the movie. Now that HBO has it, I finally watched Love, Simon a week ago. It’s an okay but bland movie. What I liked: The movie largely sticks… Continue reading My Thoughts on ‘Love, Simon’
Every October, I love watching all of my favorite Halloween movies on Freeform and Disney. (In case you live under a rock, Freeform is doing 31 Nights of Halloween this year!) One of my favorite Halloween movies is Halloweentown, and I like the first three movies in its series. I don’t like the fourth movie,… Continue reading Make Halloweentown Better by Bringing Kal Back
Last week was an Xfinity Watchathon Week, and I finally got to catch up on Outlander. I think the best part of the season was keeping up with what Jamie was doing without Claire in his life. We see real growth in him. Claire’s life in the 50s and 60s is okay, but I couldn’t… Continue reading Outlander Season 3 Is the Most Unrealistic and Ridiculous Season Yet
Last night, I finally got to watch Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the movie, at my university. Bonus: my birthday was this week, so it counts as a birthday present to myself. A month ago, I read the script, which left me a little rankled. Some of this review will compare what I remember of the script to the movie. After watching this movie, I am glad that I read the script first.
Has anyone ever noticed that the Voldemort in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s (Sorcerer’s) Stone has a nose, while the Voldemort in the 4th through 7th movies doesn’t have one (or at least he has those weird slits like a snake)?
It is official. Hollywood is adapting Cassandra Clare’s City of Bones into a movie! It’s coming into theaters on August 13, 2013! You can go to the movie’s official website here. You can also see which actors will be playing which characters. There are other things to see on the website. I hope you enjoy it.… Continue reading TMI: City of Bones Movie
Program: Game of Thrones Season: No. 01 Episode: No. 02: The Kingsroad Tyrion “The Imp” Lannister, wakes up in the Starks’ dog kennel. His nephew, Prince Joffrey Baratheon, is there to mock him. Tyrion slaps the prince to make the prince pay his respects to the injured Bran. Cersei and Ser Jaime are told that Bran will live.… Continue reading GoT: S01, E02: The Kingsroad