Book vs. Movie: Stephen King’s It

Hello my lovely readers!
A few days ago I shared my thoughts on the novel It by Stephen King. Well, I finally found the time to check out the movie as well. The film was released in 1990 and consists of two parts, with a total length of 180 minutes. Is it really worth investing 3 hours of your life?
By the way, I recently found out that a new It movie is to hit the cinemas next year! Who’s excited?😀

 

 

The Plot:
1960 in Derry, somewhere in Maine: 6 children you could call losers meet each other under very unlikely circumstances and become the best friends anyone could ever wish for. But the summer of their lives is overshadowed by a tragedy, or better said a monster that has been haunting Derry for a long time. Kids disappear or are found dead. Our 6 friends soon get to the core of things and have to deal with more than any kid ever should.
However, 30 years later it is time for them to reunite and finish what they started in the summer of 1960… Continue reading

3 Thoughts on Ash vs. Evil Dead

Hello my lovely readers!
Did you know that there is a show out there named Ash vs. Evil Dead, a spin-off to the Evil Dead movie series, starring Bruce Campbell in the leading role?
Well, I only found out about its existence a week ago. You can probably guess how super stoked I was! But is the show even worth watching?

 

Thought #1 – OMG an Evil Dead sequel!
The Evil Dead series has always been of my favorite horror movies. Believe me when I say there is nothing like it. It is so super hilarious! Well, the films came out in the 80’s so I never even toyed with the idea of a sequel.
When I read about the whole thing I didn’t even know what to expect. But the fact that Bruce Campbell (now stunning 58 years old) would return to his role as Ash was enough to leave me bonkers! Continue reading

Book Review: It by Stephen King

Hey Guys!
Today I want to ramble a bit about a very famous novel: It by Stephen King. It took me forever to finish this book and carried it halfway across Europe. But last week I finally read the last chapter of this more than 1200 pages long horror thriller.
You could almost consider this novel a classic, but is it worth checking out?

 

The Plot:
1958 in Derry, somewhere in Maine: 6 children you could call losers meet each other under very unlikely circumstances and become the best friends anyone could ever wish for. But the summer of their lives is overshadowed by a tragedy, or better said a monster that has been haunting Derry for a long time. Kids disappear or are found dead. Our 6 friends soon get to the core of things and have to deal with more than any kid ever should.
However, almost 30 years later it is time for them to reunite and finish what they started in the summer of 1958… Continue reading

American Horror Story Season 6 is here! – 3 Thoughts on the Episode 1

Hello Folks!
As you know, I’m a huge fan of American Horror Story, one of the best horror shows that is currently around. After seasons about Murder Houses, Asylums, Covens, Freak Shows and Hotels, I was super excited to find out that season 6 has in store for us!

 

Thought #1 – My Roanoke Nightmare:
That’s the title for this season. To be honest, at first I didn’t really know what this is supposed to mean. However, I ended up on Wikipedia reading about the history of Roanoke. Believe me when I say that it is pretty creepy: an entire colony simply disappeared in 1587. Nobody knows where they went or what happened to them.
This background promises some intense horror for this season!

 

Thought #2 – A new way of story-telling:
What sets season 6 apart from all of the other five season is the way this story is told. It basically feels like an interview. Several persons tell their story facing the camera. In flashbacks you get to experience what they were talking about. The interesting twist about this? There are two actors for each character. For example: there is Lily Rabe telling the story while Sarah Paulson actually plays the part.
To be honest, it does take a little time to get used to it. Furthermore, I’m unable to predict what they are up with this, so be excited!

 

Thought #3 – Returns and new Arrivals:
One thing I’ve always enjoyed about AHS is that the actors get to show their full potential by playing such versatile roles throughout the season. Some amazing actors were added to the cast throughout the show. So far some of my favourite actresses have already appeared in this season. There are lots of rumors about who will return aswell.
However, this season’s cast also features some great additions. The new actors also showed great potential and we’ll get to see even more of their talent!

 

Have you already seen the first episode? Let me know what you think in the comments!

4 Amazing TV Shows that will return this Fall!

Summer may be over soon, and although I will miss it, there is one truly great thing about fall: My favorite TV shows returning for another season. I’m already super excited, I hope you are too!

 

2 Broke Girls:
The first two episodes of season 6 will air on 10th October. I’ve love the story of two very unlikely girls becoming friends and business partners from the very start. There’s a bit of me in both of the main characters and I constantly sway in my decision whom I resemble more.
And cupcakes are always a good idea😉

 

American Horror Story:
This show actually returns today, also with season 6. After #5 started out really impressive but began to weaken throughout the season, I can’t wait to find out what they will come up with now. I don’t even know what this season main theme will be and I honestly have no clue.
Get ready to be frightened!

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Summer Tag!

Autumn is approaching on fast feet, but as I’m currently sitting in the warm sun I decided to throw Summer a farewell party with this post!

 

What is the best part of summertime?
Finally being done with my exams.
They usually take place at the end of June/beginning of July and although June is already really hot in Vienna I never find the time to enjoy it. So for me Summer only really begins after I head home for some time with friends and lots of nature!

 

Do you tan or burn?
Tan. I definitely need to put on sun cream but once that is on I get a tan very fast and easily.

 

Favorite summer nail polish?
To be honest, I hardly ever wear nail polish in Summer. First of all I don’t have any time for the whole wait ’til it’s dry thing. Furthermore, most of my Summer activities would ruin any nail polish within 10 minutes so it’s definitely not even worth the effort.

 

Favorite summer drink? 
I’m not too picky, I usually stick with water throughout the entire year. But while I am on holiday I discovered my love for that Lemon Tonic thing so I vote for that!

 

Favorite summer clothing item?
I actually have for too many summer clothes. So, I won’t choose a dress or a skirt, I’ll just go with my favorite bikini. The best thing about it? It’s colorful, looks super fancy, is comfortable and was only half-price!

 

Favorite summer phone app during this summer?

Call me old fashioned but I don’t use any apps on my phone. Especially during summer I hardly ever take it out of my pocket as my fingers are usually covered in ice cream, sun cream or sand😛

 

Favorite summer movie?

For this one I’ll go with a very unlikely choice: Evil Dead! I know it’s not a summer movie but last year there was a movie festival in my home town and the entire Evil Dead series was shown. We had a blast and now the films always remind me of a nice summer night!

 

Favorite summer beauty product?

 Well, I don’t use any make up so can I just say my sun cream?

 

Favorite summer activities?
There’s tons! Back at home I love to go hiking and climbing. While I am on holiday I go surfing and longboarding. And of course no matter where I am: yoga and reading!

 

So that’s it for this tag. I hope all of you had a great summer! Let me know in the comments!
And I tag everyone, so if you feel like doing the tag, I’d love to read your post😀