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The hard life of a distinctive reader

Last Sunday, I and my best friend, who is also a bookworm, headed to my favorite bookstore. The bookstore was located in an upscale shopping mall in the heart of Jakarta. 599 more words

Literature

Crimson Peak (the film directed by Guillermo del Toro and The Official Movie Novelization by Nancy Holder)

Rotten Tomatoes: 71% (3.5 stars) My Rating: 4.5 stars

Goodreads Rating: 3.91 stars — My Rating: 4.5 stars

“Beware of Crimson Peak.”

Ominous, yes, but when you hear this from the horrifying ghost of your dead mother in the middle of the night as a child, this is infinitely more terrifying. 446 more words

Book Review

Crimson Peak - Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview

With a predictable story, lack of any real scares or thrills, and no inspiring monsters, Crimson Peak disappoints on a multitude of levels.

Trigger Warning(s): Gore 1,066 more words

Movies

The Double (2013) Director: Richard Ayoade – 7/10

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska and Wallace Shawn.

In this film, which downtrodden Simon James (Jesse Eisenberg) who’s an introverted, isolated, shy man comes to work one day and sees the new employee called James Simon (Jesse Eisenberg) who’s his doppelgänger. 215 more words

"Restless" tosses and turns with dark schmaltz

Gus Van Sant sets his indie sense-ometer to sap for the Ron and Bryce Dallas Howard-produced Restless, a moody romantic drama that charts the brief relationship between a terminally ill Mia Wasikowska and a death-obsessed Henry Hopper, the latter an immature funeral crasher whom Wasikowska’s Annie bails out during a confrontation with a suspicious funeral director. 563 more words

Film

Film Review: The Double

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25 April 2014, Varsity Online Culture Section

Dostoyevsky’s psychohorror The Double has never been far from our cinemas. Its world of contrasts – white and black, good and evil, innocence and guilt – most notably influenced Aronofsky’s Black Swan. 311 more words

Review

Jane Eyre: '...utter solitude and leafless repose...'

This is a fragment from the book Jane Eyre which is very dear to me and is very fitting for this time of the year, so I thought why not share it. 144 more words

Literature