When it comes to my favorite horror or thriller movies, I have always had a soft spot for the ones that hit close to him–especially when those films try to weave in themes that one would not expect in the horror genre. And one such film that I recently watched and absolutely devoured is The Menu, a mindblowing horror movie that starts out as a brilliant satire but quickly morphs into a disturbingly sinister thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat.Continue reading “The Menu Movie Review: A Delectable Thriller With Social Commentary”
I haven’t been able to stop thinking about Netflix’s All The Light We Cannot See trailer that just dropped a few weeks ago. If you have been around this blog for a while, you know how much I absolutely adore All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. It was, in fact, one of the very first books that I reviewed, and without a doubt, one of the first historical fiction that sparked my interest in the genre.Continue reading “All The Light We Cannot See Trailer, Release Date And Cast”
There are very few things in this world that terrifies a bookworm as much as book to film adaptations do. No, we are not being nitpicky–it is actually rare for us to come across a book to film adaptation that is neither a complete mess nor goes off track from the source material.
BUT, thankfully, there are still quite a few gems that have been made based on equally beautifully written books. Here are my list of the best book to film adaptations that I have seen till date.
~ Top 5 Best Book To Film Adaptations ~
Warning: this review is more of a ramble than a proper review because I am still too mesmerized after watching this masterpiece of a show to collect my thoughts.
The Sandman on Netflix is a fantasy TV show based on the comics series of the same name by Neil Gaiman and published by DC Comics. It follows the story of Morpheus, a brooding, morally ambiguous, and self-involved anthropomorphic personification who governs the realm of dreams of all living beings.Continue reading “Netflix Series Review: The Sandman”
Having a mother who is obsessed with horror films I have watched my fair share of the scariest movies you could think of–the list includes box office hits and underrated gems alike. And as I grew older, I realized that not only did I share a love of the terrifying unknown and inexplicable with my mother–we also shared a love for horror stories that were more than jump scares, possessions, and tales of revenge.Continue reading “Netflix Series Review: The Haunting Of Bly Manor”
In a world full of uncertainty, sometimes we need a little reassurance that dreams do come true, and true love and happily ever afters can indeed happen, no matter how difficult the journey may seem. And never has there been a TV show that made me as hopeful for my own happily ever after as Jane The Virgin.Continue reading “Netflix Series Review: Jane The Virgin”
I was super late to catch the hype train otherwise known as The Witcher franchise; but once I binge-watched the Netflix series, I understood what a gem I’d been missing out on. While I still have yet to read all of the books, here are my two cents on the adaptation that everyone already has their opinions about.Continue reading “Netflix Series Review: The Witcher Season 1 & 2”
In my previous movie review of Encanto, I talked about how the magic of the family Madrigal wasn’t their ability to make flowers bloom or move mountains; their real magic was the way they overcame generational trauma and learned to see each other for their true worth.Continue reading “The Family Madrigal: How Encanto Represents Generational Trauma”
For as long as I can remember, I have been obsessed with all things Disney. But I can’t remember a single movie that has enchanted me the way Jared Bush and Byron Howard’s Encanto did. As I write this review, I have watched the film three times already, and on every rewatch I find myself falling in love with the magic of Encanto.Continue reading “Movie Review: The Magic Of ‘Encanto’”