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Popcorn bowl – The Scorch Trials


After having escaped the Maze, the Gladers now face a new set of challenges on the open roads of a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles.

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Movies And Series

Lights for Gita

I’ve been looking for films about non-Christmas winter holidays, and this is the first I’ve found that I’ve wanted to show Milo. Based on a book by Indian-Canadian author Rachna Gilmore, this film tells the story of a young girl, Gita, who has recently moved from India to Canada. 124 more words


Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

I feel a bit funny about Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (is it cursed or cursèd? I have been thinking the latter but maybe it’s not).  620 more words


Movies that made me want to read the book!

Like most people, I prefer to read the books before watching the movie adaptations. But there have been times when I’ve watched the movie first, usually because I didn’t know it was based on a book and, although rarely, sometimes because I had no interest in reading the book. 821 more words


Frog and Toad are Friends; Frog and Toad Together

We’ve been postponing watching the film versions of many of the books we like (such as the Moomintrolls and the Gruffalo) so that M. has the book version in his mind first, but we’ve already been reading Frog and Toad to him for two years, and since this movie version is voiced by the author, Arnold Lobel, we figured it wouldn’t stray too far from the original spirit or aesthetic of the books. 87 more words


5 SFF Adaptations That Would Greatly Improve Genre Diversity in TV and Film

Another day, another list of upcoming SFF adaptations that is a big, depressing sausage fest.

I feel like the common wisdom on the issue of diversity in media is that things are improving, but it’s very telling when just a quick count of the properties listed on this list of upcoming or possibly upcoming book-to-film/television adaptations shows forty based on work by men, but only five based on work by women. 695 more words


Top Ten Tuesday

Oh goodness, life has been so crazy the past two weeks.  I’ve been so busy but I hope things are calm enough that I’m back to my normal blogging schedule.  158 more words