Tag: Movie

At The Movies: How To Be Single

Last weekend my cousin Cheryl and I had lunch and then went to a movie.  We decided to see How To Be Single.  I adore Leslie Mann, I think she is so funny, and Rebel Wilson was first introduced to me in the movie…

Paper Towns The Movie Based Off John Green’s Book Of The Same Title

Its been a long time since I have had a lazy day where I have spent a Saturday morning or afternoon watching movies, but that is what I did today.  Granted a miserable head/sinus cold, fever, and drowsy feeling helped.  So me, a couple…

Not So WILD about WILD (My thoughts on the movie)

I had recently read listen to on audio and reviewed the book WILD by Cheryl Strayed.  I had mentioned at the time the draw that I have always had to do something like this – just escape and be with me… whoever I am…

Movie: Jurassic World

On July 4th Al and I were keeping our day pretty low key.  We stayed close to home and then in the afternoon decided to go and check out the movie Jurassic World.  I grew up around the Jurassic movies and remember the excitement…

Insurgent: The Movie

Now that the factions are scrambling for safety and the world is literally in chaos, Tris and Four are trying to stay safe all the while knowing that the only way anyone will have hope of feeling safe is once Jeanine is dead.  In…

The Duff… The Movie, The Book, And How My Opinion Has Changed

Yesterday my cousin and I went to this movie.  I wanted to go because: 1.  I met the author my first year at the book Expo in 2010 (she was 17 at the time) 2.  I read the book and was not a fan….

American Sniper – The Movie

Just this weekend I had the opportunity to go and see American Sniper with my husband.  You may think that he picked the movie, but it was actually my pick.  I am not a fan of war movies, however this is a true story…

Petals On The Wind – Movie Thoughts

I grew up on VC Andrews books…. in fact last year, my first book of the year was the first book in this series, Flowers In The Attic.  I reread it because the movie was coming out and I wanted to have the story…

The Giver Movie Review (Tastes Like Divergent)

Jonah lives in a society of contentment.  Emotions are a thing of the past and words like love, and emotions like tears do not exist.  Memories of the past do not exist. When Jonah reaches the age of 16 he and his classmates now…

Maze Runner – Movie

James Dashner’s book, The Maze Runner became a movie this year.  Way to go James!   All Thomas knows is that he wakes up in a world he is unfamiliar with.  He is surrounded by other male teens and is welcomed to the Glade….

Mockingjay Book VS Movie

Mockingjay, the third and final book in the Hunger Games series came out published by Scholastic in 2010.  As I looked back on my review of this book I had to laugh as I reviewed it three days after it was released…. hmmmm…. anxious…

If I Stay Book vs. Movie

  Synopsis:  Mia Hall is a gifted cellist.  She is quite possibly on her way to Julliard and is making hard decision with her boyfriend Adam who plays in a successful band.  Stay or go seem to be the decisions that Mia struggles with. …