Movie Review: Into The Woods

Into The Woods directed by: Rob Marshall Starring: Anna Kendrick, Daniel Huttlestone, James Corden, Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep IMDB: 6.8 Rotten Tomatoes: 72% A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree. Let me be the first to say that I […]

Movie Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 directed by: Francis Lawrence Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth IMDB: 7.1 Rotten Tomatoes: 66% Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and […]

Movie Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles directed by Jonathan Liebsman Starring: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, William Fitchner IMDB: 6.4 Rotten Tomatoes: 20% A group of mutated warriors face off against an evil kingpin who wants to take over New York.   There’s no denying that TMNT was one of the anticipated movies coming out this month, but in comparison to […]

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

 Guardians of the Galaxy directed by James Gunn  Starring: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista  IMBD: 8.9 Rotten Tomatoes: 92% Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.   I was really excited to see Guardians […]

Book Review: The Demon King

 The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima  Series: The Seven Realms Series #1 Publisher: Hyperion Books Published: October 6, 2009 One day Han Alister catches three young wizards setting fire to the sacred mountain of Hanalea. Han takes an amulet away from Micah Bayar, son of the High Wizard, to ensure the boy won’t use it against him. The […]

Movie Review: Transformers: Age of Extinction

 Transformers: Age of Extinction directed by Michael Bay   Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor IMDB: 6.4  Rotten Tomatoes: 17%  A mechanic and his family join the Autobots as they are targeted by a bounty hunter from another world.       Once again, I saw this opening weekend with my boyfriend—let’s just say we […]