Bong Jun-Ho’s Okja is as heartbreaking as it is quirky. It follows young Mija as she leaves behind her life in the countryside of South Korea to travel to New York city to retrieve her best friend Okja (a genetically modified ‘Super Pig’) from meat supplier ‘Mirando Corporation’.Continue reading “Review: Okja (2017)”
In 2018, I was new to the concept of reading regularly and extensively. I didn’t have a structured TBR list, as I am very much a mood reader, and as such took the opportunity to read books that I have wanted to read for a while.
These books are ones that really stood out for me, be it because of their writing, themes, portrayal of relationships between characters, or even if they made me cry.Continue reading “Reading Rewind: 2018 Top Picks”
Hotel Beau Séjour focuses on Kato Hoeven (Lynn Van Royen) as she investigate the circumstances surrounding her own murder. And the added twist to the series? only few of the town’s residents have the ability to see her in her purgatorial state.Continue reading “Review: Hotel Beau Séjour (2017)”
I imagine like most people, high school took the fun out of reading. You were assigned a book you weren’t particularly interested in, and then proceeded to comb through every detail of imagery, symbolism, and author’s intent. Right?
I very much felt this way after leaving high school, and especially with starting university, I felt I didn’t have time to invest into reading anyway.Continue reading “How I Managed to Read More in 2018”