Movie Reviews

Before I Fall Movie Review

"Maybe you can afford to wait. Maybe for you there's a tomorrow. Maybe for you there's one thousand tomorrows, or three thousand, or ten, so much time you can bathe in it, roll around it, let it slide like coins through you fingers. So much time you can waste it. But for some of us there's… Continue reading Before I Fall Movie Review

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Movie Reviews

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Movie Review

But...what the heck did I just watch? Pride and Prejudice and Zombies promoted itself as a horror movie, as a kick*ss, female empowerment film loosely based on Jane Austen's classic. What I found instead was a shell of a story, the lines and tension and character development replaced with dramatic, frequent, and pointless zombie battles. I didn't… Continue reading Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Movie Review

Book Reviews, Movie Reviews

Me Before You

I don't usually read what all of the BookTubers and Bookstagrammers are reading—at least not when they're currently raving about and reading it. This isn't on general principal, I just rarely have time, and am usually already reading something else anyway. But when I needed a new audiobook, I ran to the supposedly special and… Continue reading Me Before You

Book Reviews, Movie Reviews

The Martian

When the Oscar nominees were announced, my mother and I set to work watching the Best Picture films. We struggled through The Revenant and sat enthralled by Spotlight and squirmed throughout Room. We watched them all—all, that is, except for The Martian. We deftly avoided The Martian because—you can probably see this coming—I wanted to read… Continue reading The Martian

Book Reviews, Movie Reviews

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

I committed the unforgivable book sin of watching the movie before reading the book. Who can blame me though - I got free tickets! (Thank you, Fox Searchlight!) The movie was playing at the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema in Atlanta. It is the cutest little arthouse, complete with flowering trees and twinkling Christmas lights. I… Continue reading Me and Earl and the Dying Girl