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Red, White & Royal Blue – Casey McQuiston

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As a geopolitically minded person, who is increasingly exhausted from reading the news and therefore subjecting myself to learning about whatever nonsense Trump does from day to day, I regularly look to an escape in the form...

The Lighthouse (2019) – directed by Robert Eggers

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2019 film poster for The Lighthouse (Wikipedia) The dark, alarming sounds of Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse and its secrets will keep an audience thrilled throughout. Right from the start of the movie, when the ship...

Movie Review: Kate (2021)

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“To sum up in few words, Kate shoots in a Full throttle action sequence, mesmerizing screen color experience and a cliché action movie.”

Knives Out (2019 film) – directed by Rhian Johnson

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2019 film poster for Knives Out (IMDb.com) In the pursuit of unravelling the mystery and solving the crime, one finds abundant humour in Rhian Johnson’s 2019 film, Knives Out. This film feels more like a game of Clue...

The five best books of all time

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Ever since I was 11, I have been a bookworm. Naturally, I have read many books since then, but some have been better than others. Here are the five that I think are the best that I have read so far.

Show Review: Money Heist (2017)

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“Money Heist” is a Netflix show created by Alex Pina that has been going on since 2017, and it is ended this year in December. (Popsugar/Website) The show presents the viewer a heist story through...

Film Review: Green Knight (2021)

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The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain, who is the nephew of King Arthur in medieval England. This movie is purely a fantasy film adapted from the poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by the renowned director David Lowery.

Film Review: Love Hard (2021)

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(IMDB/Website) Sweaters, hot drinks, and, of course, holiday movies are all in style this time of year. With a modern narrative of a dating app match gone astray, Hernán Jiménez's "Love Hard" does its utmost to win over...

Saint John joins the “Race to Zero” environmental campaign

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This month, the City of Saint John joined the “Race to Zero” environmental campaign. (City of Saint John/Website) After the motion was brought up in October by Councillor-at-Large Brent Harris, the pledge to join the...

Psycho (1960 film) – directed by Alfred Hitchcock

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1960 film poster for Psycho (Wikipedia) Alfred Hitchcock's classic horror film, Psycho, is 156 minutes of thrilling intensity that has captivated audiences for decades, although the typical horror movie fanatic may be unaware of its in-depth investigation into...