Book Review: The Notebook

I loved the film. Loved it. I’m not usually a big fan of romances (film or books), especially stories that revolve solely around romance, but The Notebook had me in tears, because cute old people in love is my weak spot. Having said that, when I finally got to reading the book behind that film,…

Game Review: Final Fantasy X — A Massive Disappointment

I’m a latecomer to the FF train. My first game was FF12, then I went back to play FF10-2 (because the shop didn’t sell FF10 at the time), then I played FF13 and then bits of FF13-2. So this is my first time playing FF10, having heard endlessly about what a great game it was,…

Book Review: Caraval by Stephanie Garber

I recently read Caraval, one of the most hyped YA Fantasies of 2018. I have mixed thoughts, but ultimately did enjoy it. First off: Garber does beautiful prose. The most gorgeous I’ve ever read. Contains spoilers, duh.

Film Review: Pitch Perfect 3

Much as I loved Anna Kendrick and the soundtracks of the movies so far, the character interactions and dialogue have continued to go downhill since 2. It’s awkward, not funny, and drags on too long. PP3 takes us to Spain, where the now-irrelevant Bellas are struggling with their adult lives and try to return to…

Film Review and Medical Bullshit on TV: Dr. Strange

Hey, a combined Medical Bullshit on TV and Film Review at the same time! What’s next, me reviewing The Good Doctor or Scrubs or Grey’s Anatomy? Hahahahahahaha. OK. I love Marvel. I love Picnic Bandersnatch. I love superpower movies. And this one has superpowers that are so psychedelic it’s mesmerising. I could watch that all…

Book Review: Lord Loss by Darren Shan

I reread the first book in the Demonata series, LORD LOSS, by Darren Shan, and basically re-lived my book-loving teenagehood. This review does not contain spoilers.

Book Review: This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay

It’s not often I read non-fiction as reading and writing fiction keeps my head above water and escape from the world, but when I heard about diaries written by fellow junior doctors in the wake of the junior doctors’ strikes of 2016, plus with me currently being on a gap year away from medicine, I…

Film Review: Thor: Ragnarok

I love Marvel films. I love superheroes. I love Thor. But I have to say this… how do I phrase it nicely… What the fuck did I just watch?! Contains spoilers, duh.

Film Review: Murder on the Orient Express

I love a good whodunnit movie. With this all-star cast adaptation of a well-loved murder mystery classic, I had great expectations — and wasn’t disappointed Contains spoilers.

Film Review: Cinderella

Disney animated films were very much a part of my childhood, so I always have intentions to watch these live-action adaptations which seemed to be all the rage recently. I’ve heard great things from the acting to the costumes, so I was looking forward to watching this during a 13-hour flight. Contains spoilers, duh.