A Man For All Seasons–Movie Review

There haven’t seemed to be many new interesting movies recently, so I’ve been watching some classics that have been recommended. One that I watched last week was the 1966 version of A Man for all Seasons, starring Paul Scofield as Sir Thomas More. A Man for all Seasons is the story of More and King Henry…
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Rose Under Fire–Book Review

Rose Under Fire, by Elizabeth Wein, is a sequel of sorts to Wein’s Code Name Verity, although one does not have to read one to understand the other. The style is similar, since both are told predominately through the eyes of a girl (or girls) writing a journal. The form might sound tedious, but it is…
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Code Name Verity–Book Review

There are a lot of books written about WWII, but not that many for young adults, especially not with girls as the protagonists. Elizabeth Wein, however, has written an excellent book called Code Name Verity. The story is mainly about two girls who become friends and help out in the war effort, in different ways. They…
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Frozen–Movie Review

I am not always a fan of animated movies, especially Disney animated movies. I went to Frozen anyway, and it turned out to be much better than I was anticipating. In fact, it almost seems that they listened to some of the complaints that many people have voiced over the years, and changed how the…
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Doctor Who–TV Review

It’s official–I’ve become a Whovian. But, really, what’s not to like about an alien who can regenerate and (in one form) thinks bow ties are cool? In a world gone a little mad–many people becoming more and more self-serving and narcissitic, or obsessed with narcissistic celebrities, it is refreshing to have a character who tries…
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