Last night I went to a midnight viewing of the Hunger Games.
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Books win their audiences for a reason. Most popular books wear their artlessness on their sleeve: Stephenie Meyer, the author of the “Twilight” series, is an awkward writer with little feeling for construction, but the intensity of emotion with which she imbues her characters is enviable. You never doubt her commitment to the material, which [...]
This weekend has been nothing but dreary rain. Of course, it decides to turn into dreary rain the moment I decide I want to go skydiving. Boo. Still, it has been nice snuggling with my Teddy Bear again after four long weeks. I missed him lots. So did White-Harp. He also took me to get [...]
Friday night instead of watching La Belle et La Bête, I went in an entirely different direction and watched Twilight. I was simultaneously bored and amused, and then utterly conflicted, mostly because my entire reaction was OMG it doesn’t suck! Oh wait… It isn’t by any means a great film (despite the director’s pedigree), but [...]
To this all I can say is “What? WHAT?” Who on earth thinks Phantom of the Opera 2: Love Never Dies is a good idea? I’m horribly offended, really, as a formerly obsessed 12-year-old and as the currently-shamefacedly-disdainful-but-still-kind-of-obsessed 23-year-old I am now. The reason the original musical had its punch (for me, at least) was [...]
I’d always thought Robert Pattinson was pretty, ever since I saw him as Cedric in Goblet of Fire, but he certainly isn’t one of those actors for whom my heart does a funny little skip. However, I will say I am starting to become increasingly charmed by his interviews because 1) he always seems to [...]
Smart Bitch Sarah of Smart Bitches, Trashy Books is totally my heroine. (Not the Old Skool Romance Novel Too-Stupid-To-Live heroine, of course.) The fact that she and Candy are out there in the world being snarky, intelligent, and awesome makes my life so much happier. They’re incredibly smart, but not in any way pretentious and [...]