Month: May 2019

Film Review: Toy Story (1995)

Length: 1Hr 21 Rating: PG Release: 22nd March 1996 About: Woody (Tom Hanks), a good-hearted cowboy doll who belongs to a young boy named Andy (John Morris), sees his position as Andy’s favorite toy jeopardized when his parents buy him a Buzz Lightyear (Tim…

Film Review: Aladdin (1992)

Length: 1Hr 30 Rating: U Release: 17th November 1992 About: When street rat Aladdin frees a genie from a lamp, he finds his wishes granted. However, he soon finds that the evil has other plans for the lamp — and for Princess Jasmine. But…

Film Review: Three Wishes (1995)

Length: 1Hr 55 Rating: PG Release: 15th December 1995 About: Description When single mother Jeanne Holman (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) turns to avoid hitting a dog with her station wagon, she unwittingly hits bearded drifter Jack McCloud (Patrick Swayze). Against the protests of her scandalized…

Meat Market by Juno Dawson

Details: Jana Novak is catapulted to superstardom when she’s scouted by a model agency. But the fashion industry is as grimy as it is glamorous, and there are predators at every turn. Meat Market is the read of 2019! I’ve read all of Juno’s…

Blog Tour: Beauty Sleep by Kathryn Evans

Published: 4th April 2019Publisher: UsbornePages: 336About: Who am I? What am I? When am I? Laura can’t remember who she is. But the rest of the world knows. Because Laura is famous – a dying girl who was frozen until she could be cured….

Detective Pikachu

Length: 1Hr 45 Rating: PG Release: 10th May 2019 About: Ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son, Tim, to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth Detective Pikachu. Finding that they…

Movie Review: Long Shot

Length: 2Hr 5 Rating: 15 Release: 3rd May 2019 About: Fred Flarsky is a gifted and free-spirited journalist who has a knack for getting into trouble. Charlotte Field is one of the most influential women in the world — a smart, sophisticated and accomplished…

Collision by Victor Dixen

Published: 18th April 2019Publisher: Hot Keys BooksPages: 736About: The third book in a heartstopping, high-octane new space series.The Genesis Programme reality TV show has brought twelve young astronauts to Mars, to face unprecedented hostility. An even greater danger is now threatening Earth, but the…

A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

Published: 2nd May 2019Publisher: Electric MonkeyPages: 432About: The case is closed. Five years ago, schoolgirl Andie Bell was murdered by Sal Singh. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it.But having grown up in the same small town that…

Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion

This was an Easter cinema trip for me and my mum in 1997. I’d wanted to see Men in Black, but mum refused point blank. The Lisa Kudrow film with the pinks and glitter would be more up her street, right?! Well, she took…