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Turn Washington's Spies Series Review

Turn Washington's Spies Series Review A great historical drama that everyone should watch Turn Washington's Spies is a fantastic historical drama show that I have loved from episode one. The characters are great and the history is so interesting. The show starts at the beginning of the American Revolution, and it follows the life of Abraham Woodhull (Jamie Bell) during the war. Abe is a cabbage farmer that is down on his luck, and he resorts to the black market to sell his lot, there he runs into an old friend Caleb Brewster (Daniel Henshall), they trade, and on his way back Abe is captured by the Patriots. When he's being interrogated an old friend from his home town comes forth, Benjamin Tallmadge (Seth Numrich). Ben is an officer in the Continental Army, and recruits Abe as a spy. Abe returns home and enlists the help of his friend Anna Strong (Heather Lind) to act as the signal for their courier, who just so happens to be Caleb Brewster. Now acting as a spy, Abe must k…
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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale Review

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale Review A pretty good addition to the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, but could be better As promised I am here to review The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale. If you have not seen my review for Season 1 of the show, I recommend reading it first. I'm going to keep things a bit brief in this post.  So,  the episode starts off with a flashback to the previous year as Sabrina and her friend are going to see Santa. Then it jumps ahead to the present day once again. So, the witches don't celebrate Christmas, but the celebrate the Winter Solstice, and Sabrina decides to hold a seance to attempt to contact her dead mother, and then things slightly go wrong. Ghost children end up plaguing their house, and Susie is captured by a demon. Can Sabrina and family save her, and their house? Find out in this episode of, The Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina! Alright, this episode feels a bit rushed, and the plot does ho…

Home Alone Movie Review

Home Alone Movie Review Watching a modern Christmas Classic Home Alone is just one of those movies you watch every year once Christmas time rolls around. It's a film that I've loved ever since I was a kid. Fun fact, I watched the second film first, but that review will be for a latter date. Home Alone follows Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin), just your average kid... but when his family forgets him and leaves him... wait for it... home alone... when they take a trip to Paris for Christmas, he must fend off some robbers in the most creative ways possible, so much so that you would not dare cross this kid ever in your life. Alright, I love this movie, it's fantastic! Macaulay Culkin is fantastic, and this is the film that placed him on the map. The two robbers in the film played by, Joe Pesci as Harry and Daniel Stern as Marv, do a great job as well. The comedy and heart in this film is done to such a great extent, It makes me want to watch and rewatch this film many time…

Colette Movie Review

Colette Movie Review A decent biopic with some problems I wanted to see Colette staring Keira Knightley when it came out in theaters, but unfortunately I missed it, and was unable to see the film until recently. In general, I do like Keira Knightley's work, but she has done a miss now and again.
Colette follows the life and work of a French writer known as Colette. She's a country girl at heart, but ends up marrying a city man from Paris, named Willy (Dominic West) who is an author himself. They fall on hard times, and as the money is drying up it only gets worse. One day Willy goes back and looks for an old story Colette wrote, and decides to take a chance and publishes it. The book is called Claudine √† l'√©cole, and it becomes a smash hit in Paris, and soon the rest of France catches on. Yet trouble remains between Willy and Colette, and their marriage is soon tested.
So, the actors did fine in this movie, and Keira Knightley was pretty good in the film, and she ended up …

Eighth Grade Movie Review

Eighth Grade Movie Review A Bo Burnham Film That Was Unexpected Eighth Grade the first full length film by Bo Burnham, and I didn't expect what I got with the film. I kinda think the rating for this movie is a little high, but hey, who am I to judge... oh wait.
Eighth Grade follows an eighth grade girl named Kayla (Elise Fisher), who is at the end of her middle school journey and is a bit of a social outcast. She doesn't have any friends, and she act's fake around other people.
Alright well the plot of the movie is a little simple, but I have a feeling that Bo Burnham wanted us to feel as awkward as Kayla does in the film, and boy oh boy, is this movie awkward. It's fine in it's delivery, and from what I remember being in middle school, yeah, this movie does a pretty good job of capturing the feeling.
The acting in the film is pretty authentic and Elise Fisher does a good job. However there is an overarching cringe feeling in Eighth Grade that I just can't shak…

Happy December!

Happy December! A little blog update for you all So, I've been a little busy and I haven't gotten to write as many posts as I would like to as of late.  I wrote a new book, and if you are into young adult books or someone you know, then it might be a good book to get as a gift. Also check out my other books as well.  I also set up a new teespring shop, which I think is a lot better than my old one. If you got my book, Alabaster Boardwalk, and you enjoyed it, then you will like my Alabaster Boardwalk products as well.  So, I've been a little busy and haven't been watching as much movies as I would like, plus it's getting into holiday season, and some holiday shopping needs to be done. I won't be posting often during this month, but I will when I can.
Some of you may be new readers, and if you haven't read some of my older articles, which some are still good, I'll post some links at the end of this post for you to check out. That should hold you guys whi…

The Christmas Chronicles Movie Review

The Christmas Chronicles Movie Review A conflicting Christmas Film So, a little while ago I watched the movie, The Christmas Chronicles on Netflix, and I'm very conflicted on my feelings about this film.  The Christmas Chronicles follows Teddy (Judah Lewis) and Kate (Darby Camp) as this older brother and younger sister duo attempt to prove once and for all that Santa Clause is real. They set up a camera and film their fire place, put when jolly old Saint Nicholas (Kurt Russell) drops in, they end up on an adventure that they did not except to be on that night.  I'm honestly surprised by how good of a rating this movie has gotten. For a Christmas movie, I didn't think it was that great. Don't get me wrong, the film does have some strong points, but it's no Miracle on 34th St. and it really could have been better.  Yes there are some funny moments in the film. It doesn't necessarily make it a good movie though. I will admit there was a couple of laugh out loud m…