The legacy of the Lord of the Rings will be renowned for the impact it had on the landscape of fantasy fiction. Part of the reason this epic is such a classic is down to the cast of characters making up the fellowship of the ring. These nine companions face the insurmountable task of leading… Read More Ranking: Every Member of The Lord of the Rings Fellowship
The second instalment to the Lord of the Rings franchise, The Two Towers defies the middle movie slump as viewers are treated to an expanding universe, raised stakes, and one of the greatest battles in cinematic history. The Two Towers is an easy favourite in the franchise, as the scattered fellowship finds themselves at the… Read More Discussion: The Best Scenes from the Two Towers
2019 has come and gone within the blink of an eye. We were spoilt for choice in entertainment last year with more streaming services being developed, quality films being produced, and a slew of compelling books to add to our tbr’s. It’s hard to keep track of them all, but here are some of my… Read More Best of 2019: Books, TV, and Film
It’s been a while since I last watched a movie. With autumn marking its arrival and the cold night sets in, our beloved projector has been taken down for the remainder of the year. I know, I sound dramatic, but some films are just made to watch on the projector and the projector alone. Nevertheless,… Read More Midnight Movies: Flying Elephants, 90’s thriller, and a Sci-Fi Epic.
It’s been a good couple of months for movie nights, and while it’s hard to find films that will please the entire family, this latest batch generally had us all in agreement. Some films were a disappointment, others met expectations, and a few caught us off guard with how good they were. Here are the… Read More Midnight Movies: Space Mission Gone Wrong, Intense Trail Rides, and Spider-Man’s European Adventure
This post was intended to go live on Tuesday, but I was struck down with a horrid bug and have been in recovery ever since. Nevertheless, as promised here is part 2 of my summary of best trailers from San Diego’s Comic-Con with additional reaction to the next phase of Marvel films – because there… Read More Best Trailers From San Diego Comic-Con, Part 2.
Book adaptations have taken Hollywood by storm recently. From well-loved classics to comic book blockbusters, and Young Adult coming of age stories, books are a crucial source for the entertainment industry. With Netflix buying the rights to 50 literary projects we can expect a lot more adaptations in the near future. Now, while some may… Read More Discussion: The Benefits of Book Adaptations
This is the first official post since my return from Canada and I am already itching to fly back out. During my time there I didn’t actually watch a lot of productions. The first three films I mention in this post were my in-flight entertainment. However, sometimes you need a Netflix and chill night just… Read More What I’ve Been Watching #4
It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these posts, but I thought it was time to take a break from the books and talk about all the TV Shows and films I’ve been watching. As always, I go through weird phases with my viewings, and my mood also heavily influences what I watch.… Read More What I’ve Been Watching #3
I am thrilled to have Irena Brignull on the blog today. The Hawkweed Legacy is an addictive fantasy romance full of heart stopping moments that will have you on the edge of your seats. Inspired by the book, Irena is kind enough to share some of her favourite film and TV shows.