Movie Review on- If I stay

If I stay based off the book if I stay by Gayle Forman

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Review: WOW, I saw the movie this morning and I’m still crying over it. The movie was a very good representation of the book, even if  some things were added to the movie or changed. It has been a long time ( since Divergent) that a movie has been this close to what the book actually says. Trust when you see this movie, because don’t fool yourself, you will see this movie. SOON.  All of the actors chosen for the characters played almost too good, because five minutes into the movie you will forget that they are actors doing their job and not the actual people this is happening too. And can I just say the part in the movie when Mia’s grandfather is in the room with her is one of the hardest to read let alone watch! So was the part when Adam sang the song he wrote for her too. I am just a big ball of feels right now. The music in the movie is amazing, it goes in many different directions, it comes back to a nice slow melody that makes you cry even harder. So I guess this means I must have the soundtrack now. Although it has only been a matter of hours since I have seen this movie, and I am still so utterly moved by it, just as the book moved me, I can say that this is one of the most moving movies you might ever see.

4 1/2 stars.

Bring tissues
read the book
cry for days

  1.  Release date: August 22, 2014 (USA)
  2. Summary: Mia Hall thought the hardest decision she would ever face would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at Juilliard or follow a different path to be with the love of her life, Adam. But what should have been a carefree family drive changes everything in an instant, and now her own life hangs in the balance. Caught between life and death for one revealing day, Mia has only one decision left, which will not only decide her future but her ultimate fate.
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News, News, News!!!

It’s been a crazy big week for books and their movies! first off we will be talking about 50 Shades of Gray. I mean wow that trailer! After watching the trailer on the Today show about five times then watching the whole trailer online and at the movie theater. It almost makes me want to read the books, almost. Unless someone can give me a couple of good reasons to read it.

anyway here is the trailer if you haven’t seen it or just want to see it again. BE warned it has Mature content in it!!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQERFnGvi_A

Oh man, that Jamie Dornan. WOW

Next we have news that the book Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick WILL NOT BE A MOVIE. It was confirmed early this week that rumors about the movie were not true and that the author herself implied no movie at the moment, maybe in many years to come , but not now.

The second Trailer for if I stay came out and made fans and non fans cry their eyes out.  Both of the trailers are here below:

If I Stay Official Trailer #1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMp896hfp74

If I Stay Official Trailer #2

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PO-FGGfBGuE

Frozen is going to be on the fall season of Once Upon Time series, which everyone already knows, but Han will be there too.

 

The Giver also has a second trailer out too. It also makes it look worth seeing.

The Giver TRAILER 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvp6FnYWRZU

The famous Adult Romance book Outlander is coming to Starz- looks good! Be warned Mature Content!!!

Outlander | Official Trailer | STARZ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAS01FFj1fQ

Well that’s it so far……..

 

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier
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Movie Review: WOW, the movie stays true to the plot after the Avengers and continues on with Steve Rogers live and how he’s trying to catch up with the times and struggling with what true freedom is. The black widow becomes a friend that has that older sister vibe and gains more depth to her character and to her story/ role in the series. Sam Wilson is introduced and become one of THE coolest wing men ever (pun intended). Old characters who were once thought dead ( three in counting) come back into the plot to muck everything up and others to add some spice. The best action scenes of all this years movies were added to Winter Soldier to make it one of the most intense movie of ever ( Fury has one of the coolest fights scenes) . Also the hot bods from the Captain and The winter soldier help girls stay focused and appreciate how the actors got in shape for the movie. Stan Lee was allowed to have his cameo again, and Marvel gives the best two after clips that leave you hanging.
P.S- can’t wait to see more of the mutants in the next Avengers!

5 out of 5 stars.

Release date: April 4, 2014 (USA)
Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Running time: 136 minutes Cine21
Prequel: Captain America: The First Avenger
MPAA rating: PG-13

Movie Summary: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the Falcon. However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy-the Winter Soldier.

 

Divergent

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Movie Review: The movie was GREAT! Theo James did an amazing job as Four and brought more depth to the relationship between him and Tris. The chemistry between Theo James and Shailene Woodley was one of the best parts of this movie, there is so much more between these two then in the hunger games or the twilight series. Though the movie was not completely true to the book and left out how some things were done, they did a good substitute for those scenes. One big problem I had with the movie was that some major key planning characters were left out, BUT you do see someone who could be this missing character even though he never says his name.hey do not put all of Tris’s fears in the movie and therefore don’t do the cute moment with Tris and Four, when they are like 6 and 4 together. Also Veronica Roth makes a nice cameo during the zip line scene, which was really cool by the way. All the actors did an amazing job portraying their characters and bringing this book to life, and now they have the green light to make the next two films.
P.S- I saw another review of this movie by some guy that works for a newspaper and I just have to talk about. I hope most of you have read the series or are going to, but please don’t get confused about Tris’s fear with Four in the movie, she is afraid of INTIMACY with him. The reviewer I was talking about thought she was afraid of rape but over came it by being a strong women and saying no and kicking butt, that is not what it means! But his idea of this moment in the movie is still a good point say no to rape.

4 and half stars out of 5.

Release date: March 21, 2014 (USA)
Director: Neil Burger
Adapted from: Divergen
MPAA rating: PG-13
Story by: Veronica Roth

Movie Summary: DIVERGENT is a thrilling action-adventure film set in a world where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues. Tris Prior is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy by a faction leader to destroy all Divergents, Tris must learn to trust in the mysterious Four and together they must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it’s too late.

 

Vampire Academy-Movie Review

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 Movie Review: I have read the first book in the vampire academy series and was not looking forward to this movie at all. what I could see from All the previews for the movie was that it was going to suck. But I’m happy to say that it did not, in fact it was great! It followed that book to a T, and the actor’s were great for their parts too. they even brought more sass and depth to the characters then you would expect, but it is sad to hear that there will be no second movie for the series.

5 out of 5 stars.
Youngish Adult.

Summary: This is the legend of Rose Hathaway and Lissa Dragomir, two 17-year-old girls who attend a hidden boarding school for Moroi (mortal, peaceful Vampires) and Dhampirs (half-vampire/half-human guardians). Rose, a rebellious Guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa – a royal vampire Princess – have been on the run when they are captured and returned to St.Vladamirs Academy, the very place where they believe their lives may be in most jeopardy. Thrust back into the perils of Moroi Society and high school, Lissa struggles to reclaim her status while Rose trains with her mentor and love-interest, Dimitri , to guarantee her place as Lissa’s guardian. Rose will sacrifice everything to protect Lissa from those who intend to exploit her from within the Academy walls and the Strigoi (immortal, evil vampires) who hunt her kind from outside its sanctuary.