Drunk Movie Monday, Movies, Reviews

Drunk Movie Monday – Teen Beach Movie

Okay, true facts: I actually watched this movie sober, and thoroughly enjoyed it. It's a fun, self-aware commentary on the wacky hi-jinks of 50s-nostalgia teen movies (some of which I have drunkenly recommended before), and it is, frankly, delightful. But I am absolutely sure that watching it drunk would make it EVEN BETTER. Though, really,… Continue reading Drunk Movie Monday – Teen Beach Movie

Books, I Read It First

I Read It First: Peter Pan

Those raised on the Disney canon (like myself) are already familiar with the basic jist of this story, but you are missing out on SO MUCH. I really liked this book. It has charm dripping out of its spine. The Book: Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie (1911) Genre: YA, fantasy First impressions: Why the hell did it take me so… Continue reading I Read It First: Peter Pan

Drunk Movie Monday, Movies, Reviews

Drunk Movie Monday – Hobbit 3: the Battle of the Five Armies

Before I damage my nerd cred, I feel like I have to say straight-up that the Lord of the Rings trilogy is one of my favorite movies, hands down. In fact I even like the movies better than the books, which is probably because I rather notoriously don't like doorstopper fantasy. But the Hobbit movies?… Continue reading Drunk Movie Monday – Hobbit 3: the Battle of the Five Armies

Books, I Read It First

I Read It First: Paper Towns

And now we come to the book-to-movie adaptation from one half of my inspiration for this series. Oh, John Green. I have such complicated feelings about you as an author. Excellent feelings about you as a human being, but as an author, just...complicated. This is also the only book on this year's movie list that… Continue reading I Read It First: Paper Towns

Drunk Movie Monday, Movies, Reviews

Drunk Movie Monday – They Came Together

You know how Scary Movie and Not Another Teen Movie are only like 50% funny, and the other 50% is just random jokes that completely fall flat and have very little to do with anything? Yeah, well, this is that for rom coms. The film: They Came Together (2014) The premise: It's a meta rom com that's only about half… Continue reading Drunk Movie Monday – They Came Together