Category Archives: YA Lit & Films

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) Having finally watched How to Train Your Dragon earlier this summer, I got around to watching How to Train Your Dragon 2 this past week. It was a great story and I look … Continue reading

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Stardust (2007)

Stardust (2007) There is something to be said for deciding to create a ‘2.0’ version of a story when adapting a novel to film. While all films technically do this, the creators of Stardust openly opted to create new characters, … Continue reading

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) At long last (after having the film on my shelf for a year and a half), I finally worked up the courage to watch Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them! Now, … Continue reading

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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

How to Train Your Dragon (2010) Hmm, what’s there not to love about this film? It has Vikings (albeit mythical versions), dragons, action, family drama, romance, gorgeous scenery, and awesome music! Aside from that, which make for an entertaining film … Continue reading

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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Having not seen the first two Avengers films (and having only seen a couple of films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe), I nonetheless very much enjoyed Infinity War.  Despite being the first part of a culmination … Continue reading

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Eternal Love on a Summer’s Evening

copyright 2018 The sun sets behind the trees, The river flows calmly on, The insects are buzzing, The birds are singing, The air is gentle and warm. Supper has been cooked and eaten, The smell of woodsmoke and fish linger … Continue reading

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The Tree

copyright 2018 Sometimes she indeed wondered: What if the tree had fallen the other way? What if it had been her beloved – And not his brother – Lying dead beneath it? Would she have left and never returned? Gone … Continue reading

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