‘Stargirl’ Review- No, Not The DC Comics Hero

Based on the novel by Jerry Spinelli, ‘Stargirl‘ is a Walt Disney Pictures original drama film directed by Julia Hart and released widely through Disney Plus. I have not read the book, so this review will focus on the film. Leo Borlock (Graham Verchere) is attending high school in Arizona where he and his mother…

#Halloween Movie Review- Nerve

Nerve is a techno-thriller film based on the 2012 fictional novel of the same name by Jeanne Ryan. It is directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman and stars Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, Juliette Lewis, Emily Meade, Kimiko Glenn, Miles Heizer, Machine Gun Kelley, and a few others. I have not read the book, so I will…

Movie Review- Bridge of Spies

Legendary film director Steven Spielberg brings us a historical Cold War drama in Bridge of Spies, based on the book of the same name, starring the brilliant actor Tom Hanks. The film tells the true story of the arrest of Rudolf Abel, a Soviet spy caught in the United States. He was defended by lawyer…

Movie Review- Maze Runner

A group of teen boys are trapped together in a forest that is surrounded by wall. Everyday the walls open and it leads to a maze. Every thing changes when a girl shows up. Next thing you know, they find a possible way out. Will they succeed or fail? That about sums up the film.…

Movie Review- The Giver

Set in the year 2048, after a series of wars, the Community (that was left behind) decides to get ride of race, art, emotions, and have erased everyone’s memories of the life before the war. That is except for one person: The Receiver of Memories. A young boy named Jonas is chosen to be the…

10 Books I Want To Be Movies 2014

I am a reader. No one can deny it. My shelf is filled with tons of books. One thing I love is imagining what the characters look like or sound like. One of the coolest things is seeing that book come to life. I always enjoy watching my favorite books get turned into movies as…

Movie Review- Ender’s Game

I have previously reviewed Orson Scott Card’s award winning novel Ender’s Game in preparation for the now released epic film directed by Gavin Hood (X-Men Origins: Wolverine). I have to say, I was not disappointed. While the out of touch film critics have given it mixed reviews (despite the move being number 1 at the…

Movie Review- The Host

Brought to you by the mind of Stephenie Meyer, author the ultimate expression of an abusive relationship: Twilight series, comes another story that, to my surprise, I did not hate. The Host is directed by Andrew Niccol (Lord of War, In Time). I admit, at first, I was hesitant to see The Host, but a few of my friends…

10 Books I Want To Be Movies in 2012

I am a reader. I just cannot help it. Books, books, books, and more books. I love imagining what the characters look like or sound like. One of the coolest things is seeing that book come to life. I always enjoy watching my favorite books get turned into movies as long as they do it…