Book Review: A Wrinkle In Time

Madeleine L’Engle’s “A Wrinkle in Time”, ever since it was published in 1962, has been capturing the imagination of readers young and old alike, and now, it had been turned into a movie by director Ava DuVernay. Regardless of whether you have seen the movie already or not, let us take a moment to take a look back at a young adult science fiction novel … Continue reading Book Review: A Wrinkle In Time

Book Review: The Return of the King by JRR Tolkien

Just as every great story has a beginning, every great story also has a great ending. The difficulty with the last book in a series or in the season finale of a television show is that you don’t want the story to end just yet; and you hope beyond hope that the writers will be able to wrap everything up and give you a satisfying … Continue reading Book Review: The Return of the King by JRR Tolkien

Book Review: The Two Towers by JRR Tolkien

Just like with films, creating and reading the second book in a series can be a little bit difficult. Most of this is because there is some pressure for the book to just as good as the first one while still driving the story forward. In this regard, JRR Tolkien’s “The Two Towers” is quite unique. It is the second in “The Lord of the … Continue reading Book Review: The Two Towers by JRR Tolkien

Book Review: The Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkein

Fantasy stories and novels are plentiful today, and appear in a wide variety of forms ranging from Young Adult all the way to high epic fantasies. However, among all of that which has been published, none has captivated and has been more influential than J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, which began with “The Fellowship of the Ring”. When it first came out … Continue reading Book Review: The Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkein

Book Review: A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino + Ang Larawan: From Stage to Screen

Earlier this month, I was finally able to keep a promise that I have been making to myself for several years and managed to catch one film that was playing in the Metro Manila Film Festival before it officially ended on January 7. Among all the films, I decided to watch “Ang Larawan”, a musical adaptation based on the musical of the same name that … Continue reading Book Review: A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino + Ang Larawan: From Stage to Screen

Book Review: Ahsoka (Spoilers!)

It is no secret that I love “Star Wars” as much as I love my other fandoms, and I really wanted to be able to do a “Star Wars” related post before my “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” review. Thankfully, I decided to finally pick up and read my copy of “Ahsoka” by E.K. Johnston, so that I can finally, in a way, close the … Continue reading Book Review: Ahsoka (Spoilers!)

2017 Read to Watch Challenge: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children (Book Review)

As a child, I used to devour books left and right, up to the point that I even read the interesting parts of encyclopedias. However, as I got older, life and work caught up with me, leaving me with very little time to read. So, this year, I decided to hunker down and do the 2017 Read to Watch Challenge, in which I read a … Continue reading 2017 Read to Watch Challenge: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children (Book Review)