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Man of La Mancha -- Marriott (7/16/16)

With his unique staging of Man of La Mancha, director Nick Bowling appears to be on a quest of his own—whether that quest ends honorably or deteriorates into a fool’s errand is up to the individual theatergoer. 882 more words


Movies That Defy Expectations

Ever wanted to watch a movie that didn’t fit the cliché boy-meets-girl storyline?  Something along a romantic comedy with an unexpected twist?  Here’s your list, you lucky person: 28 more words

On The Martian

I finally got around to seeing what all the buzz was about. Matt Damon is nothing short of great in the movie, although I can’t speak for the scientific accuracy of any of the things done in the movie. 36 more words

Jane Eyre (US 1943)

This is one of the most powerful and popular of C19th English novels. The author, Charlotte Brontë, published two other novels but it is this work which has made her famous. 680 more words


"My best guess, You Majesty, is that it's breakfast, but I can't be sure until we taste it.” // Review of Seeing Redd by Frank Beddor

Title: Seeing Redd (Looking Glass Wars #2)
Author: Frank Beddor
Audio Book Narrator: Gerard Doyle
Genre: YA/fantasy(/steampunk?)
Date Read: 30/05/2016 – 02/06/2016
Rating: ★★★

Review: 426 more words


William Shakespeare on film

April 23rd sees celebration to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. He is certainly England’s most famous and celebrated writer and there have been numerous adaptation of his plays. 1,387 more words

Literary Adaptations

This Week in Books #7: Bosch

Welcome back to Johnny Reads and This Week in Books. This week I’m talking about Amazon’s Bosch. Bosch is the show adapted from Michael Connelly’s bestselling book series that follows LAPD detective Harry Bosch. 42 more words