We get to see through rose tinted glasses and travel to a time in which small town America was in the midst of a utopia, prices were lower, the roads smoother, soda sweeter, lawns greener and the sun shone brighter, America in its splendour.
And the way he used brush strokes of words to perfectly build upon foundations of how we view the world, resulting in this marvellous canvas, an eruption of colour on each page. The way he used the nature of his surroundings, transporting us directly into the hazy mornings of San Francisco, or the boiling hot nights under the stars in Mexico City.
By Mollie Campbell Throughout this surreal period of self-isolation and social distancing, I have been re-reading some of my favourite poetry books/authors. Despite this pandemic, I don’t want to take this time for granted, so instead of going on social media/using technology every 10 minutes, I am going back to basics. We may not beContinue reading “After we make it to the other side of this pandemic, let us never take the beauty of life for granted again.”
By Mollie Campbell Title: All the bright places Network: Netflix Genre: Romantic –Drama Cast: Elle Fanning, Justice Smith, Alexandra Shipp, Virginia Gardner Rating: 8/10 * CONTAINS SPOILERS Having never heard of the book, when I saw the title for ‘All the bright Places’ on Netflix, I thought I was just signing up for a clichéContinue reading “All the Bright Places – Movie Review”
By Mollie Campbell. Contains Spoilers Book: Nine Perfect Strangers Author: Liane Moriarty Genre: Mystery, Crime, Thriller Rating: 9 ½ out of 10. Nine Perfect Strangers, where do I begin? As a fan of Liane Moriarty’s ‘Big Little Lies’, I was immediately attracted to this book. Whilst the blurb was short and concise, I wasContinue reading “‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ – Book Review.”
Author: Barney Norris Genre: Contemporary fiction, family, loss Rating: 7/10 “Things rise up and claim you, and mark you for greatness or mark you for tragedy, and the route of your life is mapped by forces entirely beyond you”. Turning for Home is written in the format of two different perspectives, with each chapter belongingContinue reading “‘Turning for Home’ – Book Review.”
By Mollie Campbell Genre: Superhero, fantasy, action, drama Cast: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Lashana Lynch, Ben Mendelsohn, Jude Law Rating: 8/10 I must admit, in recent years I have grown a little tired of the relentless domination of superhero movies that have been overriding our movie theatres. MCU movies really took off againContinue reading “Captain Marvel – Movie Review”
By Mollie Campbell Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid Genre: Music, Drama Originality: 4/10 Overall rating: 8/10 Before I even begin my review, I should probably give you a little bit history about myself. My favourite band is Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks are two of my biggest influences, both as a duo, withinContinue reading “Daisy Jones & The Six – Book Review.”
By Mollie Campbell Released: March 7th 2019 Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Supernatural, Drama Cast: Jake Manley, Sarah Grey, Matt Frewer, Max Martini, Katharine Isabelle, Adam DiMarco. Rating: 7/10 The Order is a supernatural/horror show focusing on College freshman Jack Morton, and his journey after he is accepted into ‘The Order’, a secret society in whichContinue reading “Netflix’s ‘The Order’ – Season 1 Review.”
By Mollie Campbell. Movie: The Green Book Director: Peter Farrelly Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini. Duration: 130 mins Rating: 5/5 I just wanted to start by saying that this post isn’t like my other articles, more of a scene by scene analysis due to how important it is. This film fresh, powerful andContinue reading “The Green Book- Movie Review.”