I am weirdly optimistic when it comes to books. I believe that they will get better which rarely is something I can do in real life. It keeps me reading. It makes it hard to DNF. And I have never used the Audible refund policy for a book whether I like it or not. So … More Out: I Actually Sent This Back
I have been trying to write a review of Promising Young Woman for a week. I ended up loving the film (to be honest it was one of my most anticipated so perhaps that’s not a surprise) but not only did it leave me crying it left me really questioning what I had wanted out … More Promising Young Woman
Miracle Creek By: Angie Kim I’ve always been fascinated by fate. Specifically the idea that fate is fate and no matter what you do the thousand, million little things will come together and find you. Of course there’s still that question of the decisions being yours to make in the first place. But then again- … More This Ones Going to Stay with Me: Miracle Creek
The Nightingale Directed By: Jennifer Kent The Nightingale is about a young Irish convict in 1825 Tasmania. She’s supposed to have been freed but the British soldier she works for is not about to let that happen. After a horrible act of violence Clare chases him and two other soldiers into the wild. In order … More The Nightingale: Revenge & Humanity
The Furies By: Katie Lowe Dark school days seems all the rage right now right? And I’m always down for some witchy Craft vibes. The Furies was strong in a lot of ways but I think it followed the wrong main characters.
The Fallen Children By: David Owen Grade: B+ On night in London every single person in Midwich Tower falls into a deep sleep from which they cannot be woken. During that time four women (three of them high schoolers) are violated and quickly come to realize they are pregnant. And when I say quickly I … More Some Kids are Scary
the cheerleaders by: Kara Thomas Grade: A 5 years ago a series of back-to-back tragedies involving the deaths of 5 cheerleaders shocked a town shocked a small town. Now Monica Rayburn- the younger sister of the last cheerleader to die that year discovers a series of strange warnings and finds her sisters old phone all … More What Happened to the Cheerleaders?
Circe By: Madeline Miller Grade: A “Humbling women seems to be the chief pastime of poets. As if there can be no story unless we crawl and weep.” Part of me wants to talk in-depth about Circe and another part of me, a very large part, wants to be like, “Yes! It was great! Fantastic! … More What It Means to Be Alive
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Directed By: Martin McDonagh Grade: A- I had been wanting to watch this one for a while and it was well worth the wait. Months since her daughter was murdered with no answers Mildred Hayes rents out three billboards calling out the police (especially the Chief). This sets off a … More Anger, Grief and Human Nature in Three Billboards
Jessica Jones Marvel/Netflix Grade: A The story of Marvel’s PI and would-be superhero whose life gets derailed when she runs into Kevin Kilgrave, whose power of mind control is frightening enough without the fact that he’s a complete and utter sociopath. She thinks she’s broken free of her time with him when the case of … More Jessica Jones