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The Martian | adaptation review

Title: The Martian Motion Picture Rating: PG13 Release Date: October 2015 Director: Ridley Scott Production Co.: Twentieth Century Fox Runtime: 144 min My Rating: 4.5 stars This is my first adaptation review and I am happy to be starting with the film The Martian, the adaptation of the novel written by Andy Weir. I've been meaning to…

Pride and Prejudice | book review

Title: Pride and Prejudice Author: Jane Austen Publisher: T. Egerton Publication Date: 1813 Rating: 4 stars Opening Line: It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. This semester I am taking a course called Literature and Media; in this course, we read…

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight | book review

Title: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Author: Unknown Rating: 3 stars Opening Line: Since Troy's assault and siege, I trow, were over-past... Have you ever heard the saying, "it sounds too good to be true"? Well, apparently Sir Gawain had not. So there's this jolly green giant who barges into the room and makes Gawain…

Your Voice is All I Hear | book review

It is after 1am and I've been reading for hours. I am full of nerves and anxiety because I move back to school in the morning for my junior year. I don't know why, but I always get really antsy before things like this. So of course I read to distract myself. And now that the…