In Braxton, empaths are slaves and for Moira, her power is both a gift and a curse. With a hard and cruel past, Moira learned that there was only one person she could rely on: herself, and desperate for her freedom, she killed her master, an act punishable by death. However, with mysterious murders happening behind the power of persuasion, the government has made a deal: her help for her freedom. However, the Phoenix is a powerful enemy, one that could destroy her, inside and out.
Hello there fellow readers! I hope that everyone is having a wonderful year so far. It has been very somewhat depressing with the deaths of David Bowie and Alan Rickman, both who were amazing in everything that they did. They will forever be missed, that’s definite.
Now, if you have been staring at your bookshelf wondering what to read next, here’s something for you. Check out this weeks reading list courtesy of my interest. If your like me with a reading list so long, here is something to make what to read next a little easier. Happy reading! Continue reading “Weekly Reading List #29”
The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became a FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
We all have those favorite shows that critics raved about and had action, suspense, the whole shebang. But for some reason, networks cancelled said shows due to “lack of ratings”, regardless of the fan base that was growing and growing. It happened with notable cult classic show Firefly, whose fan base garnered an amazing film, and it happened with Family Guy, whose fan base bought up those DVDs like candy forcing FOX to bring back the show.
Not all shows are that lucky though. Firefly also has a comic book series courtesy of Dark Horse comics, and other shows that have been cancelled that have comic book continuations include Charmed, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, & Angel and Faith.
❝When Olympic Gold Medal winning wrestler Mark Schultz is invited by wealthy heir John du Pont to move on to the du Pont estate and help form a team to train for the 1988 Seoul Olympics, Schultz jumps at the opportunity, hoping to focus on his training and finally step out of the shadow of his revered brother, Dave. Flattered by the attention and entranced by du Pont’s majestic world, Mark comes to see his benefactor as a father figure and grows increasingly dependent on him for approval. Though initially supportive, du Pont’s mercurial personality turns and he begins to lure Mark into an unhealthy lifestyle that threatens to undermine his training. Soon du Pont’s erratic behavior and cruel psychological game-play begin to erode the athlete’s already shaky self-esteem.❞
Okay so I bet you’re wondering what is going on here. Well I have fallen way behind in my writing. I sort of got into a funk with a lot of everything. I’m still trying to figure out the cover design for my next novel and I’m editing it as well and I’m reading and writing but then I want to be lazy and play Kingdom Hearts. So I’m just trying to get myself out of this funk that I’m in, so here we are!Continue reading “Flash Film Review: ‘John Wick’, ‘Nightcrawler’ & ‘Book of Life”
On his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne reports that his beautiful wife, Amy, has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick’s portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?
Gone Girl is an incredible film that paints a story and just dives right into it. The story was expertly written and constructed as it follows Nick Dunne as he comes home to his wife missing and the house in shambles. This leads the police to pick away at his marriage and unearth the events that led to his wife’s disappearance. This leads to the course the film takes and the style and direction of the film itself. The film begins in one way, to tell a story and set it up to paint this marriage, to paint this connection between these two characters so that viewers can see just how far this marriage has fallen. Going back and forth, between past and present, the movie continues to build in a marvelous way using misdirection beautifully.Continue reading “A Jaw-Dropping Drama | Review of ‘Gone Girl’”
The Drop follows lonely bartender Bob Saginowski through a covert scheme of funneling cash to local gangsters – “money drops” in the underworld of Brooklyn bars. Under the heavy hand of his employer and cousin Marv, Bob finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood’s past.
I’m a huge fan of Red Dragon, Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal. Even Hannibal Rising has a great premise coupled with a thought out cast. Therefore, when I first heard that NBC was going to be turning the one of the most iconic film series into a TV Series, I was thrilled. Thomas Harris, the creator of Hannibal Lector, build up one of the most iconic characters out there, and the show’s writers, creators and actors. However, this last season, while it started out well, rather took a nosedive. Continue reading “Hannibal Season 2 – Just a Dream?”