Top 5 Tuesday: Creepy Covers

Hey, guys!
It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for a bookish favorites post. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Meeghan over on Meeghan Reads and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
For our final October post we’re going to talk about some creepy and spooky book covers!

#1 Hocus Pocus

I put this on my tbr pile the moment it was announced and still haven’t read it. But the movie is a Halloween staple for me. The cover of the book is just delightfully wicked!

#2 Lovecraft Country

I still haven’t seen the show because I meant to read the book first, and then I never got around to doing that. ­čśů The cover of the novel reminds me of things like Psycho, so it instantly gave me creepy vibes.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 5

Hey guys! Another day, another Buffy review.
We’ve already made it to season 5 – let’s see if the show can keep up it’s pacing and me intrigued!

The Plot:

Lots of things have changed and are about to change in Sunnydale. Do you remember Buffy’s sister?

The Rating:

EXCUSE ME. How well written was this season?! Admittely, we were off to a rocky start and I had my reserverations a the beginning, but damn, we have some episodes in season 5 that are nothing short of brilliant. I’m still feeling a little conflicted on the season as a whole but I am willing to forgive any of the imperfections due to some of the downright amazing episodes that easily balance everything out.

Unless you have seen seasons 1 to 4 pretty much everything from here on out will be a spoiler. Even if you have seen everything up to that point, I will be talking about some season 5 plot points in detail, so consider yourself warned!

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Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season 4 – A Review

Welcome back y’all!
We’ve made it to season 4 of Buffy. That means we are now past the halfway point! Let’s see how the show has been holding up thus far.

The Plot:

The highschool years are finally behind us. Against all odds Buffy made (and most of her friends) made it to college. But, as you probably expected, that isn’t exactly smooth sailing either. And it appears someone else is out to get some monsters…

The Rating:

Okay, so once more: this review will feature a lot of spoilers. There are so many things I want to discuss and unfortunately that won’t be able without giving away many big plot-twists of this season. So, if you haven’t seen it yet, you might want to skip the read-more button!

Let me just tell you that it was an intriguing season. By far not my favorite but the final episodes did make up for that!

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 3 – A Review

Hello, my darlings!
Welcome to another Buffy review. I just finished season 3, so let’s get down to it right away!

The Plot:

Buffy is doneTM. She’s reeling after the events of season 2 and tries to run from her old life. But it has a way of pulling her back in…

The Rating:

Oh wow, a lot of shit went down in this season. There are some things I want to discuss that won’t be spoiler-free, so consider yourself warned.

Let’s being with the events of the first episode, as I wouldn’t exactly call those spoilers. ­čśë
Buffy ran away from home and from everything that happened in Sunnydale, but of course, her past catches up with her and she ends up returning. In a way, this is a more intense recreation of the beginning of season 2. So, at first, I thought of it as too much of a copy, but actually, this was super well done and I ended up liking it. It was a good kick-off for the season. Buffy has a lot going on, she’s definitely dealing with PTSD, and the way the show addresses it is great. It feels very genuine and you can relate to Buffy. Also, once she’s back in Sunnydale it’s great that she is going through a process there. This is not a problem that can be solved within a minute. It’s only normal that it would take her some time to work through everything and that, of course, her friends and family would be dealing in their own way with it as well.

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Thursday Movie Picks Halloween Edition: Horror Comedy

Hey, guys!
Welcome to another entry for Thursday Movie Picks.
It’s a series hosted by Wandering Through the Shelves, so if you want to join the party, head over to her blog! It’s pretty easy: check out each week’s topic and come up with 3 to 5 movies that fit the theme.
We’re still all about the horror topics for October, so let’s talk about some horror comedy flicks!

#1 Evil Dead II/Army of Darkness

You have no idea how much I love this movie series. The first Evil Dead movie is mostly just horror not comedy but part 2 and 3 are amazing. You’ll be laughing so hard! Can we just take a moment to appreciate Bruce Campbell?

#2 Braindead aka Dead Alive

Did you ever wonder what Peter Jackson was doing before LOTR? This movie is something else. I swear, more people need to know it and love it!

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