Movie Mondays | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

It’s the last Monday of 2018, guys, and I know you’re all excited. I’m not at work today—instead, I’m at home getting ready for my NYE party this evening. But before ringing in the new year, I wanted to quickly talk about one of the last movies I watched in theaters this year. Spider-Man: Into […]

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Bird Box | adaptation review

Title: Bird BoxMotion Picture Rating: RRelease Date: 2018Director: Susanne BierProduction Co.: Bluegrass FilmsRuntime: 124 mins. ***Please note: this review contains spoilers for both the film and the novel Bird Box. If you have not yet read or watched it and do not want anything spoiled for you, please come back to this review later!*** Let’s talk horror. […]

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The Great Gatsby (1974 & 2013) | adaptation reviews

Ever since my girlfriend and I met in college 4 years ago, we have had differing opinions on The Great Gatsby, both the novel and its adaptations. It was a never-ending source of amusement to those around us in our English classes and continues to be so for our friends who know us now. Because my girlfriend and I read …

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Movie Mondays | Spider-Man: Homecoming

I grew up with the Tobey Maguire Spider-Man movies. 1 and 2 are great, while 3 is a horrible disappointment and embarrassment that somehow we all still love to watch just because it’s so cringe-worthy — we can all agree on that part, right? The Andrew Garfield Spider-Man movies came out not too long ago and I, […]

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Movie Mondays | Wonder Woman

The film opens on Diana, AKA Wonder Woman, in present day, but soon flashes back to her home: Themyscira, the Amazon race’s secret hiding place. It is currently World War I, but no one knows about it until Diana winds up rescuing … Continue reading

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The Circle | adaptation review

Mae Holland, recently graduated from college and working a crappy dead-end job, gets the opportunity of a lifetime: she is hired by The Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company. Through The Circle, anonymity is eliminated — everyone’s accounts … Continue Reading

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A Monster Calls | adaptation review

If you’re anything like myself, you were ecstatic when you discovered Patrick Ness’s A Monster Calls was being adapted to a film. It was supposed to be released October 2016 — it wasn’t. Then it was supposed to be released December 2016 — it wasn’t, at least, not worldwide. Finally it came out in January of this […]

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