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Popcorn and a Book (41): Before I Fall

Popcorn and a Book (41): Before I Fall

The Book: 2010 Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver (Harper) The Film: 2017 Before I Fall directed by Ry Russo-Young (Awesomeness Films) Sam Kingston is at the top of the high school food chain. Her life is perfect. Until the car she’s in crashes. Sam wakes up caught in a loop of living the same … Continue reading

Popcorn and a Book (40): The Scorch Trials

Popcorn and a Book (40): The Scorch Trials

The Book: 2010 The Scorch Trials by James Dashner (Delacorte Press) The Film: 2015 Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials directed by Wes Ball (20th Century Fox) It’s been about a week since I saw The Scorch Trials in theatres and I still can’t decide if I liked it or not—I’m really on the fence with this one. It was … Continue reading

Popcorn and a Book (39): Mockingjay Part 1

Popcorn and a Book (39): Mockingjay Part 1

The Book: 2010 Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic) The Film: 2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 directed by Francis Lawrence (Lionsgate) If, like me, you weren’t a big fan of the final book in the Hunger Games trilogy, don’t let that stop you from seeing the movie because it is worth it. So worth … Continue reading

Popcorn and a Book (37): The Giver

Popcorn and a Book (37): The Giver

  The Book: 1993 The Giver by Lois Lowry (Laurel-Leaf Books, an imprint of Random House) The Film: 2014 The Giver directed by Phillip Noyce (Walden Media) If you’ve read my review of the book, you will know that I wasn’t blown away by it. But I was looking forward to seeing how the film handled this dystopian story … Continue reading

Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Rom Com Movies

Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Rom Com Movies

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is a bit different. Books are just one form of story, but what about all the other story medias out there? This week we were asked to look at our favourite movies and/or TV shows. I’m a chick-flick fiend … Continue reading

Popcorn and a Book (35): Divergent

Popcorn and a Book (35): Divergent

The Book: 2011 Divergent by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books) The Film: 2014 Divergent directed by Neil Burger (Summit Entertainment) SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t read the book, this review will contain plot spoilers. I loved Veronica Roth’s book Divergent (read my review here) and was excited to see the movie, but YA books-turned-movies tend to have … Continue reading

TFIOS Trailer is Out!

TFIOS Trailer is Out!

Why is June so far away? The Fault in Our Stars movie trailer already has me in tears—what the heck am I going to do in the theatres?! I’m going to need a dozen boxes of tissues to mop up all the ugly crying I’m sure to do. It looks so beautiful! If you haven’t … Continue reading