Movie review: Eight Grade

Hello! And welcome to the review of Eight Grade or the age I might be stuck in (spoiler, self-realization occurs in this review)! IMDb summary: An introverted teenage girl tries to survive the last week of her disastrous eighth-grade year before leaving to start high school. Eight Grade was written and directed by Bo Burnham … Continue reading Movie review: Eight Grade

5 ideas about a movie: Every Day

Hello! Before watching Avengers: Infinity War, I checked out a smaller YA movie, so that my series of recent YA reviews could continue. This is Every Day! IMDb summary: A shy teenager falls for someone who transforms into another person every day. Previous recent YA movies I’ve discussed are linked here: Status Update, Love, Simon, Midnight Sun, … Continue reading 5 ideas about a movie: Every Day

Movie review: Lady Bird

Hello! Welcome to the review of the best tomato (once) in the movie business. This is Lady Bird. IMDb summary: In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California. Greta Gerwig Lady Bird was written and directed by Greta Gerwig - an actress-turned-writer, now also a director (this film was her directorial … Continue reading Movie review: Lady Bird

5 ideas about a movie: Status Update

Hello! Welcome to a review of a movie you haven't heard of. This is Status Update - a clear example of what the critics (or angry online commentators) mean when they describe something as 'millennial'. IMDb summary: Ross Lynch stars as Kyle Moore, a teenager who after being uprooted by his parents' separation and unable to … Continue reading 5 ideas about a movie: Status Update

Movie review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Good morning/day/evening! Another YA adaptation from a once visionary director has hit theaters, so, let's take it apart! This is the review of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children! IMDb summary: When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he … Continue reading Movie review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children