Month: February 2019

Book Review: Enchantee by Gita Trelease

Publisher: Macmillan Children’s BooksPages: 480About: Paris in 1789 is a labyrinth of twisted streets, filled with beggars, thieves, revolutionaries—and magicians…When smallpox kills her parents, Camille Durbonne must find a way to provide for her frail, naive sister while managing her volatile brother. Relying on…

Buffy Rewatch: S1 Ep1 & 2

Titles:Welcome to the HellmouthThe Harvest I started to rewatch Buffy with a group of students in school. I figured the girls needed to see a role model who wasn’t from Love Island or battling against the ‘lets be PC’ method of making TV.Every week…

Top 10 Tuesday: My 5-Star Reads with the Least Number of Ratings on Goodreads

Originally posted on A Reader To Whatever End:
Hey guys, how’s your week going? I’m back with another Top 10 Tuesday post with a slightly different topic from the proposed prompt for this week. Again. 🙂 Top 10 Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted…

Film Review: When We First Met (2018)

Length: 1Hr 37Rating: 12About: After spending a night with the girl of his dreams only to become just friends, a man gets the opportunity to travel through time and alter that night over and over again until he gets everything perfect. The Good It’s an…

Book Review: Slayer by Kiersten White

Publisher: Simon and Schuster UK Children’sPages: 416Release date: 21st February 2019About: Into every generation a Slayer is born… Nina and her twin sister, Artemis, are far from normal. It’s hard to be when you grow up at the Watcher’s Academy, which is a bit…

TV REVIEW Star Trek Discovery: Series 2 Episode 5 Saints of Imperfection

The episode opens up on Michael’s face and wow, this is the first of many examples within the episode that demonstrates that all the actors can convey so much without uttering a word. Both Michael and Stamets break my heart in that opening scene….

MCU Retrospective: Incredible Hulk (2008)

Length: 2Hr 15Rating: 12About: Scientist Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) desperately seeks a cure for the gamma radiation that contaminated his cells and turned him into The Hulk. Cut off from his true love Betty Ross (Liv Tyler) and forced to hide from his nemesis, Gen….

Movie Review: Little Shop of Horrors Director’s Cut (1986)

I find a little giggle-gas before I begin increases my pleasure enormously. Orin Length: 1Hr 42Rating: PGAbout: Meek flower shop assistant Seymour (Rick Moranis) pines for co-worker Audrey (Ellen Greene). During a total eclipse, he discovers an unusual plant he names Audrey II, which…

Book Review The Extinction Trials: Rebel by S. M Wilson

Publisher: UsbornePages: 368Release Date: 7.2.2019About: Betrayal. Sacrifice. Survival. Welcome to The Extinction Trials.Storm and Lincoln’s city is burning. The people are starving. The only place left to run is Piloria, the continent of monsters. It’s up to Storm and Lincoln to keep their people…

Movie Review: King of Thieves (2018)

Length: 1Hr 48Rating: 15About: A crew of retired crooks pulls off a major heist in London’s jewellery district, but what begins as a nostalgic last hurrah for the group quickly becomes a brutal nightmare when greed overtakes them. The Good I can’t fault Michael…

Movie Review: Raising Helen (2004)

That’s right. Shoe-tying is tough. Why do you think Jesus wore sandals? Length: 1Hr 59Rating: PGAbout: Single and self-involved, Helen Harris (Kate Hudson) has a thriving fashion career and a lavish lifestyle in New York City. Helen is shocked to hear that her sister…

TV REVIEW Star Trek Discovery: S2 Ep4 (An Obol for Charon)

What an episode. Okay, plot wise we don’t get much by way of progression. However, we have so much character and relationship development and it’s beyond perfect. Saru Saru is our main character in this episode. Upon being held captive by an organic entity,…