Films & Television Reviews

Movie Review: The Kings of Summer

What it’s about: Three teenage friends, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land. Genre: Drama Rating: 15 Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Starring: Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Arias, Nick Offerman, Erin Moriarty Review: I actually saw this film featured on someone’s …

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Book Review: Shannon’s Law by Emma Calin & Author Interview

What it’s about: A sexy aristocrat. A wild child inner city cop. A crime wave of passion. Could she really mix with the British royal family? Can she risk her heart and career on yet another maverick mission? Can she get justice for an innocent boy? Dare a kid from the gutter dream of being …

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Movie Review: Spring Breakers

What it’s about: Four college girls hold up a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation. While partying/drinking/taking drugs they are arrested only to be bailed out by a drug and arms dealer. Genre: Crime, Drama Rating: 18 Director: Harmony Korine Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine, James Franco Review: …

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Interview with Joanna Bolouri Author of ‘The List’

In 2013 I read and reviewed Joanna Bolouri’s hilarious novel, ‘The List’. (You can find my review here) What it’s about: Phoebe Henderson may be single but she sure doesn’t feel fabulous. It’s been a year since she found her boyfriend Alex in bed with another woman, and multiple cases of wine and extensive relationship …

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Movie Review: Now You See Me

What it’s about: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money. Genre: Crime, Mystery Rating: 12A Director: Louis Leterrier Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, Michael Cane Review: Without …

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Book Review: Reaching For The Stars by Janice Horton & Author Interview

What it’s about: Scottish celebrity chef Finn McDuff is media stalked and disillusioned after winning his third star and losing his third wife. He decides he’s had enough of all the food campaigns, the TV cookery shows, the constant frenzy surrounding his private life and, after giving up all his accolades and closing down his …

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Movie Review: Bachelorette

What it’s about: Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman they used to ridicule back in high school. Genre: Comedy, Romance Rating: 15 Director: Leslye Headland Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Rebel Wilson, Lizzy Caplan, James Marsden Review: If you’re a fan of Bridesmaids type movies then you’ll like …

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Movie Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

What it’s about: Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stockbroker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime Rating: 18 Director: Martin Scorsese Starring: Leonardo Dicaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler, Jon Bernthal Review: …

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Movie Review: The Iron Lady

What it’s about: An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene. Genre: Biography, Drama Rating: 12A Director: Phyllidia Lloyd Starring: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Alexandra Roach, …