Monday, 16 April 2018

Movie Review: Crimson Peak

Crimson Peak

-Title: Crimson Peak
-Series: None
-Directed by: Guillermo del Toro. -Written by: Guillermo del Toro.
-Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom   Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam, and Jim Beaver.
-Written by: Guillermo del Toro.
-Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom   Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam, and Jim Beaver.
-Gener: Gothic, Horror, Romance.
-Age Group: +16
-Source: Netflix
-Rating: 4/5-Plot:
In Buffalo, New York, 1887, American heiress Edith Cushing (Sofia Wells), the young daughter of wealthy businessman Carter Cushing (Jim Beaver), is visited by her recently deceased mother's black, disfigured ghost who warns her, "Beware of Crimson Peak." Fourteen years later in 1901, Edith (Mia Wasikowska), a budding author, meets Sir Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston), an English baronet who has come to the United States with his sister, Lucille (Jessica Chastain), to seek investors for his clay-mining invention. Unimpressed with Sharpe's previous failures to raise capital, Cushing rejects Thomas's proposal. Edith's mother's spirit once again visits her, bearing the same warning.

A brief assessment of Crimson Peak. One of the various tangled gothic tales of affection, which I discovered it as the most passionate. Hence, I have a view about the love tale.

Saturday, 30 December 2017

An Unboxing: Wolves and Roses Box by Monster House Books

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Happy release day + Contest winner of Sorcery for Beginners by Matt Harry

Author: Matt Harry

Series: N/A 
Publisher: Inkshares

Five-hundred years ago, magic began to fade from the world. Combustion engines and computers took the place of enchanted plows and spell books. Sorcerers were hunted almost to extinction. Science became the primary system of belief, and the secrets of spell-casting were forgotten ... until now. Written by arcane arts preservationist and elite mage Euphemia Whitmore (along with her ordinary civilian aide Matt Harry), Sorcery for Beginners is the true how-to manual for returning magic to an uninspired world. It's also the story of Owen Macready, a seemingly average 13-year-old who finds himself drawn into a centuries-long secret war when he uses this book to take on a school bully. But when Owen's spell casting draws the attention of a ruthless millionaire and a secret society of anti-magic mercenaries, he must decide how much he's willing to risk to keep magic alive in the world.