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Bird Box

(I did my best to be vague and spoiler-free.)

I read romance almost exclusively, but I used to love good horror (so hard to find) on the page or on the screen, and The Haunting of Hill House was the best thing I’ve watched in a long time. It reminded me how much I enjoy the genre, so I was intrigued by the buzz for Netflix’s BIRD BOX. I also saw people talking about loving the book, though. It … Read More »

The Haunting of Hill House

If you’ve been around for a while, you might remember that I’m really awful at writing reviews. My brain just isn’t analytical in that way, which is why I have five ratings I use for my Movies I Watched list in my bullet journal.

  • Ugh
  • Meh
  • Good
  • SO Good
  • OMG

So I’m not good at reviews, but I want to say a couple of things about The Haunting Of Hill House, a miniseries from Netflix. First, let me say … Read More »

The Stacey Family’s Top 5 Movies

During dinner on Saturday night, my oldest randomly asked me what my favorite movie OF ALL TIME is and my brain froze up on me. One favorite movie? There is no way I could narrow it down to one movie, no matter how many hours I spent obsessing over it. But I did, after obsessing for only a few hours, manage to narrow my favorites down to an all-time Top 5, and forced my family to do the same.

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My current Top 3 movies

iPad Mini screen displaying covers for the live action Beauty and the Beast, Goon, and the new Wonder Woman

My iPad Mini doesn’t have a lot of memory, so I can only carry three movies around at a time. They change from time to time (Pacific Rim and How the Grinch Stole Christmas cycle through a lot) but my current Top 3 are Beauty and the BeastGoon, and Wonder Woman. And Goon: Last of the Enforcers will be joining them in a couple of days. (I’ll delete other stuff to squeeze in four movies, … Read More »

Harry Potter, out of order…

Screenshot of iTunes library on iPad, with Harry Potter movies in alphabetical order

My Harry Potter movies being in alphabetical order instead of the real order will forever vex me. If you’re an HP fan, which book/movie is your favorite? (Mine is the first.)… Read More »

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