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5 Thoughts on Mockingjay Part 2

Posted November 27, 2015 in Film Reviews / 9 Comments
5 Thoughts on Mockingjay Part 2

Last weekend I went to see the final film in the Hunger Games trilogy (which had it’s last movie split into 2 films as has become customary for YA book to movie adaptations since the Harry Potter films started the trend). I had a LOT of expectations (especially since 2 tickets cost $27 for a matinee!), as there are so many intense plot twists and dramatic irony in the last act of the Mockingjay novel. The second half of the novel also has the death that hit me the hardest in the series (RIP Finnick). Now that I’ve had some […]


Maleficent Thoughts: The Queen of Disney Villains Reclaims Her Throne

Posted June 1, 2014 in Fairy Tales, Film Reviews / 2 Comments
Maleficent Thoughts: The Queen of Disney Villains Reclaims Her Throne

Being the huge Disney fanatic that I am, I made it a point to see Maleficent in theaters this weekend the day after it opened. While the movie wasn’t quite what I was expecting, Disney made a really interesting interpretation of their animated film released almost sixty years ago. Maleficent remains the most glamorous member in the Disney villain arsenal. The Film: (DISCLAIMER: I’m attempting to keep this as spoiler-free as possible, but if you don’t want any overarching plot points ruined, skip this section) The film was a really interesting interpretation of Disney’s 1959 film Sleeping Beauty, and fleshed […]