By Mollie Campbell Network: Netflix Genre: Comedy, Drama, Coming-of-age, Crime Starring: Sierra Capri, Jason Genao, Brett Gray, Diego Tinoco Rating: 9/10 Released in March 2018, On My Block is a coming of age comedy set in Los Angeles. The plot centres around four children who have grown up in a poor and crime-ridden neighbourhood,Continue reading “Netflix’s ‘On My Block’ – Season 1 & 2 Review.”
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Netflix’s ‘Dead to Me’ – Season 1 Review.
By Mollie Campbell. Show: Dead to Me Network: Netflix Genre: Dark comedy, Drama, Thriller Cast: Christine Applegate, Linda Cardellini, James Marsden. Rating: 9/10 This show seems like such a coincidence to me, because it has been released during a time in which I am really delving into the concept of grief, its effects, theContinue reading “Netflix’s ‘Dead to Me’ – Season 1 Review.”
Quotes from ‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ that really stood out and impacted me.
By Mollie Campbell. It is ironic that Nine Perfect Strangers is about cleansing the body and reaching enlightenment, because at the end of this book I felt such a strong sense of clarity it was as if I had been on this transformative retreat, only without the psychotic twist and borderline torture…! Despite some faults,Continue reading “Quotes from ‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ that really stood out and impacted me.”
‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ – Book 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.”
The dangers of stereotyping Grief, and the effect it has on people who are suffering through it.
By Mollie Campbell This article is an account of some of my experiences with grief, the way in which the world navigates through the waters surrounding grief and how it impacts us. In the 21st century, from a young age, children are told that they can be whoever they want to be. We encourage individuality,Continue reading “The dangers of stereotyping Grief, and the effect it has on people who are suffering through it.”
My favourite quotes from ‘Turning for Home’.
By Mollie Campbell. “People tried to make out what was happening, but there was a shore they couldn’t venture beyond. So they watched from the strandline and tried to imagine how cold the water must be. Then shouted out from time to time that I really should eat, I really should lift myself up outContinue reading “My favourite quotes from ‘Turning for Home’.”
‘Turning for Home’ – 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.”
Wallows ‘Nothing Happens’ – album review/analysis.
By Mollie Campbell. Band: Wallows Members: Braeden Lemasters (Vocals, lead guitar, bass guitar), Dylan Minnette (Vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards), Cole Preston (Drums, backing vocals). Genre: Indie, Indie-Rock, Alternative. Rating: 8/10 The album opener ‘Only Friend’ is just the kind of opening track you would expect from this indie/alternative trio, a catchy, fuzzy riff accompaniedContinue reading “Wallows ‘Nothing Happens’ – album review/analysis.”
The Pros and Cons of the domination of digital newspapers and how they are using their platforms to monopolise the market even further.
By Mollie Campbell. It has been said that by 2040, newspapers will have become extinct worldwide, but the way in which things are going at the moment, tells me that they will disappear long before that date. In fact, in the UK and US, newspapers are already being deemed insignificant, and really, how many timesContinue reading “The Pros and Cons of the domination of digital newspapers and how they are using their platforms to monopolise the market even further.”
The Importance of putting your Mental Health before Social Media.
By Mollie Campbell Have you ever scrolled through endless pages on Social Media apps for a longer amount of time than you would care to admit, and end up feeling like your happiness or emotion has been drained out of you? If the answer is yes, you are not alone. In fact, a statisticContinue reading “The Importance of putting your Mental Health before Social Media.”