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Catch-22 Review

Catch-22 was written by Joseph Heller, and I have to say, I really enjoyed his book. I found the timeline alluring, and I don’t think it would have made as much sense if it was in chronological order. It was … Continue reading

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Misery Review

Just the other day, I read Misery, by Stephen King, in one fell sweep, and here is my review of it. In Misery, Paul Sheldon, a bestselling writer, gets in a car accident in rural Colorado while drunkenly driving around … Continue reading

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The Count of Monte Cristo (1998) Review

The Count of Monte Cristo is not a film, but rather a mini series consisting of four episodes. It was directed by Josée Dayan, and stars Gérard Depardieu. I watched it in its original version, that is, french. Since I … Continue reading

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The Hobbit Review

I very much enjoy the Lord of Rings movies, so much that their great lengths don’t scare me or impede my watching them. And when I learned the Hobbit was being made, I decided to take it to the next … Continue reading

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Spaceballs Review

Spaceballs, in one word, can be described as goofy. It is one of those movies ranking alongside Top Secret! and Airplane!. Spaceballs makes fun of various movies and cultures, but the main identifiable one is Star Wars. However, other references … Continue reading

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La Boum Review

La Boum, a French 1980 teen flick starring Sophie Marceau, was directed by Claude Pinoteau. It tells the story, quite simply, of a teenage girl falling in love and all the little hardships she will experience with the first love, … Continue reading

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Forbidden Games (Jeux Interdits) Review

Les Jeux Interdits, known as Forbidden Games in English, is a movie set in June 1940. It was directed by René Clément in 1952 and tells the tale of a little girl, Paulette, orphaned in a French air raid, who … Continue reading

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Catching Fire and Mockingjay Review

I don’t have too much to say about the second and third installments (Catching Fire, Mockingjay, respectively) in the Hunger Games trilogy. The author is the same therefore the writing is the same. The story itself begins to really complicate … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games Review

Pressured by the all-round praise for this book, I took it upon myself to read it to see what everyone was going on about, and it turns out I finished it (454 pg.) in half a day. So now, without … Continue reading

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Under the Dome Review

Under The Dome is Stephen King’s latest novel, published in November 2009. As a brief plotline, it is the story of a small town in the Maine countryside which is mysteriously closed off from the world by a huge invisible … Continue reading

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