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    Thoughts on 13 Reasons Why @NetflixUK

    Thoughts on 13 Reasons Why

    “Some of you care. None of you cared enough.” I've been having a terrible flu/arthritis flare combo so I needed something to binge on. I'm always late to the bandwagon but I decided to give 13 Reasons Why a go. I've never read the book, which is a shame. As a book blogger I'm always eager to read the story before I see it. Never the less I wanted to see what everyone was talking about. From the first episode of 13 Reasons Why I was hooked. I could see...

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    5 Reasons Why You Need To See Beauty and the Beast @DisneyStudiosIE

    Beauty and the Beast movie

      Last weekend I finally got to the cinema to see Beauty and the Beast. I had my doubts when the first images and trailers were released. I thought the Beast looked too goat-like, I wasn't sure Emma was right for Belle, and so on and so forth. This Disney classic is so close to my heart and I was terrified that they's somehow screw it up (as if Disney don't know what they're doing at this stage). I'm delighted to say that it surpassed all my expectations. The minute...

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    Documentary Review: Amanda Knox on @NetflixUK

      "Either I'm a psychopath in sheep's clothing or I am you." The documentary opens with Amanda Knox narrating a particularly gory view of the crime scene intertwined with sound bites from the period around the trial. From questions about whether she killed Meredith to asking about her sexual preferences. It really sets the tone for the rest of the documentary. I was really struck by how 'grown up' Amanda looked. I somehow forgot about the years that had passed since the trial. It showed how she's turned from a...

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