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[Alternatives] – Movie Review – A Monster Calls (2016)

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Movie Review –
A Monster Calls (2016)

Genre: Contemporary, Fantasy/Magical Realism, Bullying, Death
Duration: 108 Minutes
Directed By: J. A. Bayona

Written By: Patrick Ness
Starring: Lewis MacDougall, Liam Neeson, Signourey Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell 

A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mom’s terminal illness.

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[Alternatives] – Movie Trailers – A Monster Calls (Teaser)

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Movies Trailers – A Monster Calls (2016)

Genre: Fantasy, Contemporary, Magical Realism 
Duration: N/A
Directed By: J.A Bayona

Screenplay By: Patrick Ness
Starring: Liam Neeson (The Monster), Lewis MacDougall (Conor), Felicity Jones (Conor’s Mom), Signourey Weaver (Conor’s Grandma)
Release Date: Oct 14, 2016

A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mom’s terminal illness.


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[Top Ten Tuesday] – #56 – Top Ten Inspiring Book Quotes

Top Ten Tuesday is an original weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. I thought this would be a fun way to share a condensed version of potential rambles and thoughts that I have.

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This Week’s Theme:
Top Ten Inspiring Book Quotes

Initial Thoughts:

This is a dubious topic as I’m sure there are quotes I enjoy not listed in Goodreads and I’m way too lazy to flip through tabbed pages looking for quotes that best fits this prompt. Soooo…I’ll probably just pick and choose from the Goodreads repository. Many of these might not be inspiring (or my favourite) but they hit the feels—so that’s enough, right?

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