Thursday Movie Picks: Secret Doorways / Worlds

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.
Today we venture through secret doorways and into secret worlds!

#1 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

Through the wardrobe and straight to Narnia, a fairy tale land is where my first pick takes us.

#2 Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland is probably the most obvious and iconic pick for the topic and I’m pretty sure many others thought to include it today!

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Top 5 Tuesday: Worst Rulers

Hey, guys!
It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Shanah Bionic Book Worm and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
Let’s talk about some terrible rulers to be found in literature!

#1 Joeffrey in ASOIAF

Was there ever a worse ruler than this one? Was there ever a literary character I hated more? No and no.

#2 Dolores Umbridge in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Dolores is one of the best literary villains in history. It’s really interesting how she is written and no matter how much JK Rowling has been annoying me in recent years, that was a good book. Dolores managed to pretty much ruin Hogwarts, so she definitely belongs on this list.

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Top 5 Tuesday: Top 5 books under 300 pages

Hey, guys!
It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Shanah Bionic Book Worm and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
Today, I share my top 5 books with less than 300 pages!

Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

A friend recommended the Netflix adaptation to me recently but I decided to check the book out first. Annihilation was such a chilling, fascinating and unsettling read.

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

I wrote an in-depth review on this one, so I’ll just say that this was one of the most atmospheric things I’ve read in a long time! Go ahead and give it a go!

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Book vs. Movie: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia)

Hello guys! As promised, I have some more Book vs. Movie posts in store.
The one I want to talk about today is The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe from the series The Chronicles of Narnia. C. S. Lewis famous book was turned into a film in 2005 and now I finally found the time to check out both, novel and movie!

 

The Plot:
The Pevensie children, Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy are sent to the country as WWII makes it too dangerous for them to stay in London. Soon after the kids arrive a their new home the explore the surroundings. That’s when the youngest of them, Lucy, discovers a huge wardrobe that leads to the mystical land of Narnia, where lots of marvellous creatures live and animals can talk. At first her siblings don’t want to believe her, but soon they all find themselves in Narnia, fighting the battle of their lives… Continue reading