Tag: bookworm

  • Mini Movie Reviews (Jan 2023)

    Mini Movie Reviews (Jan 2023)

    Rating: 5/5 Probably one of the best 3h movies I’ve watched in a while! It’s beautiful and genuinely entertaining. The music and soundtrack give a meaning to the movie like none other. This movie is what I’ve been missing from Fantastic movies, we should bring them back : a simple plot, a powerful family dynamic […]

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  • Bones And All : book to movie review

    Bones And All : book to movie review

    Love blossoms between a young woman, Maren ,on the margins of society and a disenfranchised drifter, Lee, as they embark on a 3,000-mile odyssey through the backroads of America. However, despite their best efforts, all roads lead back to their terrifying pasts and a final stand that will determine whether their love can survive their […]

  • The Bronze Drum (2022) by Phong Nguyen

    The Bronze Drum (2022) by Phong Nguyen

    This book is so important to me because as a Vietnamese girl who immigrated to Canada, I was missing the connection with my Vietnam history. And the book delivered everything I was hoping for: a bridge between me and my ancestors. It’s about the story of the Trung Sisters, how they become such a historical […]

  • ITHACA by Claire North (2022) : Book Review

    ITHACA by Claire North (2022) : Book Review

    A very promising start to this series of Penelope Songs, the book starts with the perspective of Hera, the queen of the gods. The reviews are quite mixed about this character’s choice of a narrator but I personnally loved it. I feel like we don’t talk about Hera or hear about her enough. And even […]

  • EVERSION by Alastair Reynolds: Book Review

    EVERSION by Alastair Reynolds: Book Review

    Guest reviewer today, is my lovely bookworm fiancé, William who is a big sci-fi lover The speculative fiction genre debuted with, amongst other narrative structures, the Voyage[^1]. One tends to forget when reading many thought-provoking, high concept stories that they were rooted in the thrill, wonder and awesomeness of the new, the challenging, the incomprehensible. […]

  • All the movies I watched at Film Festivals (TIFF & VIFF 2022)

    All the movies I watched at Film Festivals (TIFF & VIFF 2022)

    I had the chance to attend Toronto International Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival. Between the 2, my preference is for the TIFF since all the actors and directors and team of the movie was present. It was much lovely and lively! 1. Butcher’s Crossing Buffalo hunters featuring Nicolas Cage, convincing a naive and […]

  • Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery – Movie Review

    Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery – Movie Review

    I had the chance to assist to the World Premiere of Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery at the Toronto International Film Festival last weekend. Joined on the stage was the whole cast, and saw Daniel Craig himself! It was a pretty amazing experience. The premiere was at the Princess of Wales Theatre and it’s […]

  • August Kitko and the Mechas of Space

    August Kitko and the Mechas of Space

    Jazz pianist Gus Kitko expected to spend his final moments on Earth playing piano at the greatest goodbye party of all time, and maybe kissing rockstar Ardent Violet, before the last of humanity is wiped out forever by the Vanguards–ultra-powerful robots from the dark heart of space, hell-bent on destroying humanity for reasons none can divine.  […]

  • Katzenjammer by Francesca Zappia : YA Book Review

    Katzenjammer by Francesca Zappia : YA Book Review

    Goodreads summary: Cat lives in her high school. She never leaves, and for a long time her school has provided her with everything she needs. But now things are changing… Cat doesn’t remember why she is trapped in her school or why half of them—Cat included—are slowly transforming. Escaping has always been the one impossibility […]

  • Theatrical Released Movies in May-June : Mini Reviews

    Theatrical Released Movies in May-June : Mini Reviews

    For MEN and Dr Strange movie reviews click here and here.