Movie Moments: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

Quentin Tarantino's 9th movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (OUaTiH) is somewhat of an homage to the 1960s Hollywood movie industry, and can in that sense already be seen as a controversial movie. The fact that Tarantino takes on the Manson family as his subject matter strengthens that notion. Critics have differing opinions on that subject... Continue Reading →

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Literary Escapades, 8/19: August Reviews

Welcome back to the Monthly Reviews series, where I chronologically list last months reads, along with a short reflexion and opinion regarding each book. Here’s what I read in August:   Mario Vargas Llosa: Death in the Andes (1993) Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa has written many a brilliant novel, and I am particularly fond of The Green... Continue Reading →

Quote Digest, Vol. 3: Toni Morrison

Welcome back to Quote Digest, where I take apart and reflect on my favourite quotes. In regards to recent events, it is imperative that I honor the work of one the wonderful Toni Morrison, who has passed on recently. May her soul rest in peace. Although I love many of her books – The Bluest Eye... Continue Reading →

Literary Escapades, 7/19: July Reviews

Welcome back to the Monthly Reviews series, where I chronologically list last months reads, along with a short reflexion and opinion regarding each book. Here’s what I read in July:   Margaret Atwood: Cat's Eye (1988) Little girls are sweet only in the eyes of adults. Atwood portrays a frenemy-style friendship between two girls from the... Continue Reading →

Literary Escapades, 6/19: June Reviews

Welcome back to the Monthly Reviews series, where I chronologically list last months reads, along with a short reflexion and opinion regarding each book. Here’s what I read in June: Juli Zeh: Spieltrieb (2004) The Gaming Instinct is a scary and highly fascinating novel. Game Theory, according to this novel, is based on the necessity of... Continue Reading →

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