Movie Review│X-Men: Apocalypse

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X-Men-Apocalypse
Director:
Bryan Singer // Year of release: 2016 // Running time: 2h 24min
Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult… // Watch the trailer

Seen in May 2016

Log Line (from IMDb)

With the emergence of the world’s first mutant, Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

My thoughts

Let me just preface this by saying a

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Movie Review│Captain America: Civil War

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captain america civil war
Director:
Joe and Anthony Russo // Year of release: 2016 // Running time: 2h 26min
Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan… // Watch the trailer

Seen in April and May 2016

Log Line (from IMDb)

Political interference in the Avengers’ activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man.

My thoughts

After the

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Review│Foundation Trilogy

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foundation trilogyAuthor: Isaac Asimov // First published:  1951 // Genre: Science Fiction
This edition: 612 pages, published in November 2010 by Everyman’s Library // Get it @TheBookDepository

Read in April 2016

Synopsis (from Goodreads)

Isaac Asimov’s seminal Foundation trilogy—one of the cornerstones of modern speculative fiction—in a single hardcover volume.

It is the saga of the Galactic Empire, crumbling after twelve thousand years of rule. And

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Tag│NYT By The Book

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Created by Marie Berg, inspired by the “By The Book” column in The New York Times Magazine.

You may have noticed a lack of articles on this blog lately (for the past couple of months). Well… I haven’t read anything that particularly made me want to write reviews or anything, so unfortunately I’ve been kind of MIA. You can still follow my Instagram if you want to see me post pictures of every single book I read this year,

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Review│The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus #2)

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the son of neptuneAuthor: Rick Riordan // First published:  October 2011 // Genre: YA, Fantasy
This edition: 521 pages, published in July 2013 by Disney Hyperion // Get it @TheBookDepository

Read in February 2016

Synopsis (from Goodreads)

Seven half-bloods shall answer the call,
To storm or fire the world must fall.
An oath to keep with a final breath,
And foes bear arms to the Doors of

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Movie Review│The Revenant

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therevenant-movie-posterDirector: Alejandro G. Iñárritu // Year of release: 2015 // Running time: 2h 36min
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domnhall Gleeson, Will Poulter… // Watch the trailer

Seen in February 2016

Log Line (from IMDb)

A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

My thoughts

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Review│The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus #1)

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the lost heroAuthor: Rick Riordan // First published:  October 2010 // Genre: YA, Fantasy
This edition: 553 pages, published in April 2012 by Disney Hyperion // Get it @TheBookDepository

Read in February 2016

Synopsis (from Goodreads)

Jason has a problem. He doesn’t remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently she’s his girlfriend Piper, his best friend is a kid named

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