Movie Review: The D.U.F.F.

fbI will never forget my experience with this movie. I will never forget this movie because I was invited to six advanced screenings. SIX. SIX?! You heard me right–I was invited to six advanced screenings. I almost feel badly disclosing that fact because I know that many of you have been waiting for this film with baited breath.

I’m not deserving. I’m just a regular 20-year-old book blogger whom Gofobo decided to bestow with the gift of abundant advanced screening glory. I’m not worthy. I am not worthy, but I thank you Gofobo gods. People on my dorm floor now see me as a harbinger of advance screenings; there is no way I will ever be able to achieve this level of floor fame again.

But, I digress… Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Maze Runner

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Last night, I saw The Maze Runner! Cue the applause and cheering!

And, before anyone even dares to ask, I have read the book. Just to get that out of the way before it becomes an issue. And, like all book-to-movie adaptations, the book is obviously better than the movie. We’re covering the bases early in this movie review! I’m likin’ this. Continue reading

Movie & Book Review: The Giver by Lois Lowry

450a319f8da0884ee0da7110.LJonas’ world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the Community. When Jonas turns twelve, he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of the true pain and pleasure of life. Now, it is time for Jonas to receive the truth. There is no turning back.

PUBLISHER: Ember

PAGES: 179

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A week ago, I was able to experience an advanced screening of The Giver. Of course, I couldn’t watch the movie without reading the book, so I quickly grabbed The Giver and started reading. I finished the book a minute before I sat down in the theater. Cutting it close, people! Don’t expect this to be a loquacious movie review (I’m not good at those) or overly sassy (Read: I enjoyed the book & movie TONS). Continue reading