The Prom (2020)

prom poster

I'll admit, I'll take a guilty pleasure in enjoying a fun musical movie: the sparkle, the toe-tapping, the OTT-ness of it all. I'm thinking Mamma Mia! or Pitch Perfect. Heck, from the Christmas TV listings I'm most looking forward to Singin' in the Rain! Yup, you can't beat a good musical. And you saw this … Continue reading The Prom (2020)

The Tower of Fools – Andrzej Sapkowski

tower of fools cover

"The end of the world did not occur in the Year of Our Lord 1420, although much had indicated that it would." Oh, this book. Just... why, why did I continue slogging through it, really? Sigh. So. It's 1425 Silesia (which would now be partly in Poland, Czech Republic, Germany) and a war is brewing … Continue reading The Tower of Fools – Andrzej Sapkowski

Tiny Leaps Big Changes – Gregg Clunis

tiny leaps big changes cover

"Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes." Reading this straight off the back of Burnout really flagged to me the different approaches self-help books can take. Burnout felt supportive, wanting you to have a happier life, helping you tackle some of life's obstacles to achieve that. This, on the other hand, felt like it was castigating … Continue reading Tiny Leaps Big Changes – Gregg Clunis

Riddick (2013)

When the third installment of the Chronicles of Riddick (following the movie of the same name, which itself followed Pitch Black, both of which I rather enjoyed, in different ways) was announced, I remember being excited: here was a sequel I'd really wanted to see, but almost didn't get made, as I might have been one of … Continue reading Riddick (2013)