New Trailer: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 2

The latest Deathly Hallows 2 trailer looks awesome! I’m seeing a few comments here and there that it doesn’t look like the book, but I’m hoping that the directors will take some cinematic license with this one – if only for the amazingly climactic and dramatic end-scene of this seven-book saga. I, for one, cannot […]

Book Review: The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney

The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney was interesting, especially because it deals with a very real (and scary) issue, date-rape. It’s a subject that’s particularly close to me because a friend of mine was date-raped in college, and unfortunately, nothing was done in that situation. She did not feel empowered to act against her aggressor, and chose […]

Movie Review: Soul Surfer

As a surfer myself (yes, the surf on the Atlantic coast of Long Island is very surfable, although not as gnarly as the waves in Bells Beach, Australia), I felt compelled to go see Soul Surfer. The ratings on the Rotten Tomatoes tomatometer weren’t exactly inspiring at 53%, but I went with the audience goers […]

Movie Review: HANNA

Garnering a pretty decent rating of 71% on the Rotten Tomatoes tomatometer, I was excited to see a film that was reminiscent of both Dark Angel and La Femme Nikita. I mean who wouldn’t want to see some genetic experiment gone awry with a gun-slinging, ass-kicking sixteen-year-old out for some serious retribution against those responsible? Ok, […]

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