Day: 27/03/2014

Review: “Uglies” |Twilight Zone Meets 1984

By: Cynthia Ayala’ 16 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer This novel follows the foundation of the classic Twilight Zone episode “Number 12 Looks Just Like You,” where everyone is made pretty at a certain age so that everyone is exactly the same, eliminating discrimination and alternative opinions to establish conformity. Uglies, the first novel in the series by Scott Westerfield, is an amazing story for the young adult genre that develops a futuristic dystopian society that addresses the ideas that true beauty []

Twilight Zone meets 1984 | Cyn’s Book Review of Uglies (Uglies, #1)

By: Cynthia Ayala Author: Scott Westerfield Publisher: Simon Pulse Published: February 8, 2005 Series: Uglies Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Dystopia Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait. Not for her license – for turning pretty. In Tally’s world, your sixteenth birthday brings an operation that turns you from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty and catapults you into a high-tech paradise where your only job is to have a great time. In just a few weeks []

Kathryn Hahn Headlines M. Night Shyamalan’s Next Movie –

Author: Kristy Puchko Comedienne Kathryn Hahn has been building an outstanding reputation as a solid supporting player and unforgettable scene stealer with appearances in Our Idiot Brother, Wanderlust, Girl, Parks and Recreation and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. For her next challenge, Hahn is doing something really risky. She’ll leave comedy behind to tackle a thriller from the once celebrated writer-director M. Night Shyamalan. Why? Your guess is as good as ours[…] Full article here: