Delightfully Twisted | Review of ‘A Simple Favor ‘

A great twisted drama full of twists and turns. Continue reading Delightfully Twisted | Review of ‘A Simple Favor ‘

A Nail Biter | Review of ‘The Shallows’

By Cynthia Ayala

The Shallows starring Blake Lively
Columbia Pictures
Image Credit: IMDB

A mere 200 yards from shore, surfer Nancy is attacked by a great white shark, with her short journey to safety becoming the ultimate contest of wills.


As a Jaws fan, I have to say that I was impressed with this film because the story, it was realistic…for the most part. The film follows Blake Lively as Nancy Adams, a young woman who has taken a trip to a place where her recently deceased mother went. This allows for the audience to get to know the character, giving the viewer someone to root for. She’s alone in a place that is off the map, a place known only to the locals. And she is trapped after venturing into a sharks’ feeding ground. Now sharks are aggressive creatures; they attack if they think you’re food and if you’re trespassing. Continue reading “A Nail Biter | Review of ‘The Shallows’”

A Beautiful Film without the Melodrama | Review of ‘The Age of Adaline’

By: Cynthia Ayala

The Age of Adaline starring Blake Lively Lionsgate Films

Adaline was born on the New Year in the 1920’s. She married, had a daughter and lost her husband in a terrible accident along the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. And one night, as she was driving to her parents house, where they were watching her daughter, she got into an accident on the cold and snowy night and died for exactly two minutes until lighting struck her car, jarring her back to life. Since then, Adaline hasn’t aged and has lived a life on the run from everything and everyone.
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More ‘Frozen’ characters to join ‘Once Upon a Time’

By: Cynthia Ayala

In the season finale of Once Upon a Time, fans were spellbound by the appearance of Queen Elsa, the Snow Queen. And it was a confirmation that her character would be the “villain” in the fourth season of Once Upon a Time. But now, it has been revealed that more characters from the animated movie ‘Frozen’ will be joining the cast. Princess Anna and the fearless Kristoff will be joining the fourth season of Once Upon a Time.
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