Memento – A Movie Review

Memento (2000) Starring: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano Director: Christopher Nolan Rating: R for heavy language, violence, and some sexual references   Yes . . . Another Christopher Nolan In case anyone was wondering, I’m on Nolan #5 (for me personally).  I’ve now watched Dunkirk, Interstellar, The Prestige, Inception, and Memento.  I haven’t disliked any of these.  In fact, you could say I’m a […]

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Wonder Woman 1984 – A Movie Review

Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal Directed by: Patty Jenkins Rating: PG-13 for sequences of action and violence   A Long-Awaited Sequel . . . I Think I don’t watch movies from the DC Universe.  I am an MCU fan all the way, and I have no qualms about “missing out” on the DC franchise.  […]

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The Paris Library – A Book Mini-view

The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles Published February 9, 2021      346 pages Content: * * (2.5) Scattered language of mild to moderate severity.  Lots of suggestive material regarding mistresses, sex, longing looks, fantasy, female anatomy etc.  Frequent mentions of “trysts” and other similar terms, all of which point to sex although nothing is described in those instances.  Several mentions […]

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Books I’ve Finished in 2021

Books Galore In this new year of 2021, I am attempting to read 1 book a week.  To keep track of my progress, I created this blog post!  Every time I finish a new book, I will add it here, with the date I finished, and the star rating of how good I thought the book was (1-5 stars possible).  […]

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The Word is Murder – A Book Mini-view

The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz Published June 5, 2018     400 pages First in Hawthorne series Content:  * * * (3.2) Lots of language, particularly f–k and s–t. Some suggestive material, including brief references to / descriptions of male anatomy.  Several mentions of homosexuality.  Lead character described many times as homophobic (and this is not okay in the other lead […]

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Interstellar – A Movie Review

Interstellar (2014) Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Cain Directed by: Christopher Nolan Rating: PG-13 for intense perilous action and brief strong language   Did I Make a Mistake? Christopher Nolan knows how to wow the crowd.  While I have currently only seen two of his movies (Interstellar and Dunkirk), I already see a pattern of intricate story-telling and brilliant […]

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Flora and Ulysses – A Book Review

“Who would ever think you would shout, ‘You’re going to vacuum up a squirrel!’”    Now Introducing . . .  Ladies and gentlemen, I now introduce you to one of my most favorite authors!!  Drum roll please . . . . . . Kate DiCamillo!  Oh. My. Gummy-bears.  I love DiCamillo’s children’s literature.  I read several of her books as […]

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That’s Quotable! with Candace Owens

Blackout Candace Owens, as many of you probably know, is a young black political commentator who just recently joined the staff of the Daily Wire (can I get a hooray?!).  She has had run-ins and clashes with Cardi B. and AOC over the past few months that were highly publicized and, much to the Left’s chagrin, only served as a […]

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