MOVIE REVIEW: Demi Lovato’s Simply Complicated

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TITLE: Simply Complicated 
NETWORK: YouTube
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: Demi Lovato along with friends and family, talks about her experiences growing up, her eating disorder, being bipolar, drug addiction, and more importantly, how she’s recovering.
GENRE:  Documentary
WARNING: Drug use and addiction
RATING: 4/5 Continue reading

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Favorite TV Shows & Movies From 2017

Now that 2018 is done and over with, I can finally talk about some of my favorite shows and movies from 2017. In general I think it was a good year for me and TV shows / movies, and in many cases I didn’t expect to love the show or movies as much as did.  I even learned to embrace a new genre I wasn’t sure existed. I’m just not sure what it says about me if all of my favorite shows happen to be either science fiction, horror (arguable), or crime.

NOTE: Mind you, these are shows and movies I watched this year. Also, it was really hard putting these in order.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Before I Fall

TITLE: Before I Fall 
DIRECTOR: Ry Russo-Young
RUN TIME: 99 minutes
SUMMARY: After a car accident, Samantha Kingston is forced to relive the same day over and over again until she starts reevaluating her life and those around her.
STARRING: Zoey Deutch | Halston Sage | Logan Miller | Kian Lawley | Jennifer Beals | Elena Kampouris
LANGUAGE: English
GENRE: Teen Drama
NOTE: This is the movie adaptation of Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
RATING: 4/5   Continue reading

MOVIE REVIEW: Persepolis

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DIRECTOR: Marjane Satrapi & Vincent Paronnaud
RUNTIME: 96 minutes
SUMMARY: Marjane Satrapi tells the story of her life living in Iran in the midst of the cultural revolution.
LANGUAGE: French
GENRE: Coming of Age | Animated
NOTES: Based on the graphic memoir, Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

Quickly after I read Persepolis, I found out there was a movie adaptation from a couple of years back. The movie was co directed by Marjane Satrapi, the author of the graphic novel, and Vincent Paronnaud. It was also nominated for best animated feature film in various award shows like the Oscars and the Golden Globe. So, of course I had to find this film and watch it. Continue reading

Top 5 Wednesday: Summer Reads & Movies

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The weather is heating up (for half of the world), so what books remind you of summer and are your quintessential summer reads?

When I think of summer I think sun, beach, friendships, romance, and adventures. The books and movies listed below have some if not all those elements. I know it’s supposed to be 5, but I couldn’t help myself and listed more than I was supposed to.  Continue reading

The 1000 Movies I’ve Watched This Week

Okay, so I didn’t watch 1000 movies this week. But sometimes you go to Netflix in the hopes of passing the time and watching a good movie or show. Sometimes Netflix grabs you and doesn’t let you go and your tv provider suddenly gives you the Stars and Encore package for the whole weekend. What do you do? Watch everything your eyes can get a hold of, obviously. Continue reading