The Hate U Give Movie Review

Warning: this review contains spoilers of the movie. Shortly, after reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, I felt the need to watch the movie because A. the book was so good that I wanted to see how it was adapted, and B. I wanted to see films that didn’t involve solving the raceContinue reading “The Hate U Give Movie Review”

That’s Me, Groucho!: The Solo Career of Groucho Marx Book Review

I’m a huge Marx Brothers fan; I have read a ton of books about the legendary comedy team. Usually, they tend to focus on their movies and their personal lives. When these books get around to talking about Groucho’s solo career, which entailed stage, radio, movies, and television, they do this in about a chapterContinue reading “That’s Me, Groucho!: The Solo Career of Groucho Marx Book Review”

49 Books* Ranked From Worst to Best

*I know that some are movie adaptations, but that’s besides the point. It seems so unbelievable that I’m now approaching my 50th book review. To celebrate this, I will rate each of the 49 books that I have reviewed on this site. These are based on the rates that I gave them on Goodreads.com, butContinue reading “49 Books* Ranked From Worst to Best”

Movie Reviews From the Vault: Where’d You Go Bernadette

This week’s Book Reviews From the Vault will be different as I will be reviewing the movie version of Where’d You Go Bernadette. After 10 months of release delays, my book club was able to see it around this time last year. Was it worth it? Let’s find out! WARNING: THIS REVIEW WILL CONTAIN SPOILERS!Continue reading “Movie Reviews From the Vault: Where’d You Go Bernadette”

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Movie Review

I have seen plenty of movie versions of well-known novels in my lifetime, and the film A Tree Grows in Brooklyn directed by Elia Kazan is definitely one of the better book-to-screen adaptations. This February marks the 75th Anniversary of the film’s release, and I will take a deep dive into why it is aContinue reading “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Movie Review”