Wait Until Dark is an older movie that I am genuinely surprised isn't more famous. It has a lot going for it. Summary: A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment. Acting: 4/5: It's hard to go wrong with … Continue reading Movie Review: Wait Until Dark
Happy Father’s Day! Celebrating Fathers in fiction
If any of my followers are fathers, well then, happy Father's Day! Like with my Mother's Day post, I wanted to focus on some of the very best fathers, or father figures, in fiction. Books: Hans Hubermann, The Book Thief: Where do I even start with Hans? He wasn't just an amazing father figure to … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day! Celebrating Fathers in fiction
Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in Movies
1. Shuzuku Tsukishima, Whisper of the Heart: Subcategory: emotional Shizuku is an ordinary student who doesn't have much of a goal in life. She mainly loves to read, and doesn't know what else she would like to do. But through encounters with a young, ambitious violin maker, a cat statue, an antique shop owner, a … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in Movies
Movie review: Guardians of the Galaxy
The first one. Not the sequel. I will probably not see the sequel for a while, as I don't like watching superhero movies in theaters. Anyway, when I saw the trailers, I just thought GOTG looked...stupid, unfunny, and dumb. But I was wrong. Very, very wrong. First impressions aren't always correct. And starting now, most … Continue reading Movie review: Guardians of the Galaxy
Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Emotional Strength in Movies
1. Sophie Hatter, Howl's Moving Castle Subcategory: mental Sophie is from one of Ghibli's most famous movies, and rightly so. This film was gorgeous with its animation, writing, and characters. Anyway, Sophie dealt with low self-esteem from the start. She always compared herself to her younger sister, Lettie, who was obviously pretty and very popular. And … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Emotional Strength in Movies
Poll: Have You Seen any Ghibli Movies?
How many of my followers have seen Ghibli movies? And which ones? I'm curious. This is a question I need answered ASAP; this may involve an original tag of mind. That's right. An original tag! So please, please answer my question; which Ghibli movies have you seen, if any? You can answer in the comments!
Movie Review: La La Land
This is my first movie review! Of all the movies nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars this year, this was the only one I got to see. (I really wanted to see Hidden Figures too though...) And I have to say that I liked this movie. I liked it quite a bit. I will … Continue reading Movie Review: La La Land
Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Physical Strength in Movies
Honorable mention: Astrid, How To Train Your Dragon series 1. Black Widow, Marvel studios Subcategory: mental Do I need to explain her? Black Widow is smart and strong, able to kick anyone's butt. She is a former Russian operative, but then worked for SHIELD and now, The Avengers. Black Widow is very popular for her … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Physical Strength in Movies