April 20, 2020

“Briar Rose” by Jane Yolen sets up a story that eventually reveals the character Gemma’s identity. Throughout the story, we find out about Gemma, the grandmother of Becca, her heritage and background, as well as see a bit of Becca’s life. The fairy t...

April 6, 2020

Being cooped up in our homes with remote learning, telecommuting, or just general taking care of our health, it’s not a surprise that we need some way to entertain or be entertained. Movies are one of several options, and movies also can help us cope...

March 23, 2020

Han Kang’s novel focuses on Yeong-Hye, a woman who, after having bizarre dreams, decides to become a vegetarian and the decision becomes one that turns the novel into a thriller.The novel is split into three parts. The first part is told from there p...

February 24, 2020

Amidst identity and navigating parental relations, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s “Queen of Dreams” is a novel that should not be overlooked. Rakhi, a young artist and former Chai house owner as well as divorced mother, is working to navigate through h...

September 22, 2017

Stephen King has presented many novels that have become films. News of the classic novel and 1986 film “It” being remade sparked a slew of excitement among many horror fans. Remakes often have to live up to expectations of familiar viewers, thus maki...

March 31, 2017

If you’re looking for an action-packed film with little substance, character development, or depth, then I would highly recommend “Kong: Skull Island”.  


The plot of the movie involves a group of scientists exploring an uncharted island, escorted by...

March 3, 2017

More than just an average horror movie, “Get Out” is an exhilaratingly and impeccably made film that leaves a stellar impression. Director Jordan Peele is fearless due to the concept of a black man who is entrenched in a white nightmare. 


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February 10, 2017

The Baudelaire’s are a family you’ll be very familiar with after watching this series. Violet (Malina Weisman), Klaus (Louis Hynes), and Sunny (Presley Smith) are sure to make an impression on anyone who watches, “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” is...

February 3, 2017

Horror films are either a hit or miss, especially now because of the scrutiny that comes with it. Films like “The Conjuring” and “Insidious” have grossed high within the box office due to appeal and the positive take viewers have after watching the f...

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