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[Alternatives] – Movie Review – A Quiet Place (2018)

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Movie Review –
A Quiet Place (2018)

Genre: Horror, Thriller, Drama 
Duration: 95 Minutes
Directed By: John Krasinski

Starring: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe

A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WR7cc5t7tv8

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[Review] Last Seen Leaving – Caleb Roehrig

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Book Title: Last Seen Leaving (Standalone)
Author:     Caleb Roehrig
Number of pages:  272

Synopsis:

last seen leaving - caleb roehrig - book coverFlynn’s girlfriend has disappeared. How can he uncover her secrets without revealing his own?

Flynn’s girlfriend, January, is missing. The cops are asking questions he can’t answer, and her friends are telling stories that don’t add up. All eyes are on Flynn—as January’s boyfriend, he must know something.

But Flynn has a secret of his own. And as he struggles to uncover the truth about January’s disappearance, he must also face the truth about himself.

(re: Goodreads @ Last Seen Leaving by Caleb Roehrig)


Should this book be picked up? the tl;dr review:

– Premise feels like YA Gone Girl
– 
Character driven novel mainly as it concerns the protagonist; can be considered more of a contemporary LGBTQIA+ centric story
– Secondary characters and their development doesn’t really exist (re: best friend), also the police are completely useless
– Even if you read with skepticism, the expectation versus reality of the resolution may not be one every reader will enjoy

Initial Thoughts

I forgot to review this in a timely matter.

Disclaimer: I received an ARC of LAST SEEN LEAVING from Raincoast Books.


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[Alternatives] – Movie Review – Nerve (2016)

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Movie Review – Nerve (2016)

Genre: Contemporary, Thriller, Crime, Teens
Duration: 96 Minutes
Directed By: Ariel Schulman, Henry Joost

Screenplay By: Jessica Sharzer
Starring: Emma Roberts, Dave Franco

A high school senior finds herself immersed in an online game of truth or dare, where her every move starts to become manipulated by an anonymous community of “watchers.”

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