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#WrapUp: December 2016

Look at that. With December comes my last wrap up of the year! December was a pretty decent reading month, especially considering the amount of Christmas parties + my birthday + Christmas holiday family get-togethers I attended. I also managed to squeeze in an entire netflix series, The OA, as well as a really amazing… Continue reading #WrapUp: December 2016

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#Review: Closet Monster (2015)

Directed by: Stephen Dunn, Written by: Stephen Dunn Starring: Connor Jessup, Isabella Rossellini, Aaron Abrams, Aliocha Schneider, Joanne Kelly, Sofia Banzhaf A creative and driven teenager is desperate to escape his hometown and the haunting memories of his turbulent childhood. Closet Monster is a film that I have meaning to watch since it was featured at… Continue reading #Review: Closet Monster (2015)

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#TIFF16 Review: Brain On Fire

Directed by: Gerard Barrett Starring: Chloë Grace Moretz, Jenny Slate, Richard Armitage, Carrie-Anne Moss, Tyler Perry, Thomas Mann, Navid Negahban When I first began to browse through the different films that were going to be featured at the Toronto International Film Festival this year, Brain On Fire caught my attention. Not only did the title… Continue reading #TIFF16 Review: Brain On Fire

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#TIFF16 Review: The Limehouse Golem

Directed by: Juan Carlos Medina Starring: Olivia Cooke, Bill Nighy, Douglas Booth Looking for a murder mystery set in Victorian London? Are you feeling in the mood for some slummy sideshow vibes? Then look no further than The Limehouse Golem starring Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke & Douglas Booth. This film was dark, slightly gory and full… Continue reading #TIFF16 Review: The Limehouse Golem

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#ReadingWrapUp: September 2016

Books Read + Reviews 09/03/2016: If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo 09/21/2016: Carry On by Rainbow Rowell (Mini Goodreads Review) 09/08/2016: Holding The Man by Timothy Conigrave 09/13/2016: Overdrive by Dawn Ius 09/18/2016: The Light Fantastic by Sarah Combs 09/25/2016: Been Here All Along by Sally Hall 09/26/2016: The Great American Whatever by… Continue reading #ReadingWrapUp: September 2016

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#TIFF16 Review: Buster’s Mal Heart

Directed by: Sarah Adina Smith Starring: Rami Malek, DJ Qualls, Kate Lyn Sheil SYNOPSIS An eccentric mountain man is on the run from the authorities, surviving the winter by breaking into empty vacation homes in a remote community. Regularly calling into radio talk shows — where he has acquired the nickname “Buster” — to rant… Continue reading #TIFF16 Review: Buster’s Mal Heart

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#TIFF16 Film Review: Bleed For This

Directed by: Ben Younger Starring: Miles Teller, Aaron Eckhart, Katey Sagal, Ted Levine, Ciarán Hinds SYNOPSIS The inspirational true story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza who, after a near fatal car crash, which left him not knowing if he’d ever walk again, made one of sport’s most incredible comebacks. – via IMDb Let me just… Continue reading #TIFF16 Film Review: Bleed For This

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Most Anticipated Releases: September 2016

It’s mid-August which means it’s time for me to talk about the new releases that I am the most excited about for the month of September! The fall months tend to pick-up a little in terms of the amount of new releases and there are quite a few that I am really excited about for… Continue reading Most Anticipated Releases: September 2016

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TIFF 2016: The Films I’m The Most Excited To See!

Wow, that was fast. Just like that, a whole year has passed and it is already time for another Toronto International Film Festival! The list of films that will be showing at TIFF this year has just been released and there are quite a number of amazing films that I can’t wait to see! The… Continue reading TIFF 2016: The Films I’m The Most Excited To See!

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My TIFF 2015 Experience

And just like that, another Toronto International Film Festival season has come to a close. This was my second year as a volunteer at TIFF and the experience just keeps getting better and better. I was able to view a few films as well as gaze at a few celebrities from afar throughout the duration… Continue reading My TIFF 2015 Experience