Monthly Archives: July 2015

Inside Out

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According to the trailers that played before my screening of Inside Out (and also this, which you now all get to watch because you must suffer as I have) three factors are crucial for success in the realm of children’s entertainment:

  1. High-pitched, squeaky voices
  2. Music that’s at least a decade out of date
  3. Dancing

Thankfully, the movie we’re talking about today has none of those things.

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Golden Son

Golden Son

I recently reviewed Hot YA Property Red Rising and concluded on a sort of ambivalent note, stating that I couldn’t in good conscience recommend it despite enjoying it a lot. Well I rushed out and got the sequel- basically the first time that’s happened since I was in my teens- and I’m pleased to find that it’s a more mature and more thoughtful book, even if it does share some of its predecessor’s problems.

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