Onward (2020)

My first post of the new year! Sorry for such the long hiatus. Between involvement in our school musical, Legally Blonde, working on my other writing projects (mainly one-act plays and short stories and some screenplays), and just the general grind of being a Junior, I haven’t had much time to blog. I hopefully inContinue reading “Onward (2020)”

First Time Viewing: The Conjuring (2013).

Sorry to all my readers for such the long hiatus between summer and, well the 2019. To play a sort of catch up while I work on a complete 2019 list of films I saw in theatres, I will be taking a look at a horror film I’ve never seen before: The Conjuring (2013). ThoughContinue reading “First Time Viewing: The Conjuring (2013).”

Toy Story 4 (2019)

rating: ⭐⭐⭐☆☆ This is a spoiler free review Synopsis: Set after the events of Toy Story 3, Toy Story 4 (dir. by Josh Cooley and written by Andrew Stanton and Stephany Folsom) picks up with Bonnie (Madeleine McGraw) going off to kindergarden. After creating a new friend at school named Forky (Tony Hale), he inexplicablyContinue reading “Toy Story 4 (2019)”

I Just Read: Beloved

⭐⭐⭐⭐ 1/2 stars Note: This is a spoiler-free review Beloved, by Toni Morrison, is a fantastical, historical fictional novel that was published in 1987. Beloved tells the story of former African-American slave Sethe. Set after the American Civil War, Sethe managed to escape from the clutches of Sweet Home, a beautiful yet horrifying plantation settlementContinue reading “I Just Read: Beloved”

Shazam! (2019)

⭐⭐⭐☆☆ This is a spoiler free review Shazam! (dir. by David F. Sandberg and written by Henry Gayden) tells the story of young Billy Batson (Asher Angel) who, after getting adopted into a large foster home, is transported to an alternate realm where he’s given great power and strength whenever he utters the word Shazam!Continue reading “Shazam! (2019)”

Captain Marvel (2019)

⭐⭐ 1/2 out of 5 stars This is a SPOILER FREE review For a brief synopsis, Captain Marvel (directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck and written by Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, and Geneva Robertson-Dworet) follows the story of Vers (Brie Larson), a Kree warrior who has no memory of her past. While on aContinue reading “Captain Marvel (2019)”

First Time Viewing: Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 1/2 out of 5 stars This is a new type of post I will be introducing to my blog. In addition to reviewing new releases, I will be also be going back to movies that have come out in the year’s prior that I have never seen. Most of the time they willContinue reading “First Time Viewing: Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)”

💕I Just Read: The Great Gatsby

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ 1/2 (out of 5) stars In honor of Valentine’s Day (which I know was yesterday), I thought it would only seem fitting to celebrate one of the most romantic days of the year, with one of literature’s most famous love triangles in one of the world’s most famous novels: The Great Gatsby. Published in 1925 by F.Continue reading “💕I Just Read: The Great Gatsby”

Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

Rating: ⭐⭐ ½   Yes, I understand how late this review is, and I completely apologize! I’ve been awfully busy this month, between school, starting a new job, rehearsing and then performing in a musical at a local theatre, and then such. By this point, everyone’s pretty much moved past the sequel to the belovedContinue reading “Mary Poppins Returns (2018)”

Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Groan, you must be thinking. Another Spiderman movie. Not only have we had six Spiderman movies in the last 16 years, but we’ve had three separate Spidermen from three separate universes! With how many superhero movies are being pumped out each year, must another Spiderman movie be one of them?! To my veryContinue reading “Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)”