Audrie & Daisy is a 2016 American documentary film that tells about two stories of teenage rape cases whose victims were under the influence of alcohol.
Hercule Poirot received a letter from someone named Miss Emily Arundell from Market Basing. The letter was dated 17th of April but he received it on the 28th of June. Poirot already found it strange, and its content disturbing.
Ang Anak ni Brocka is a 2005 Cinema One Originals that explored the question, “what if the famous director had a son?”
I found it unusual that Hercule Poirot appeared past the story’s midpoint. But then again, with Poirot investigating, everyone in the school becomes a suspect.
A professional assassin, a mafia family, the FBI and the NYPD… mix them up in intelligence and counter-intelligence, you get a page-turner of a novel.
In this series, Clare’s ex-husband Matteo is getting married to Breanne. Clare gets hired to provide gourmet coffee for the wedding reception. But a Breanne look-alike dancer was shot dead after Matteo’s bachelor party and Clare is willing to be Shirley Holmes.
An action-packed story that hooked me at the beginning until the end. A good, entertaining, and educational read (a little history of Texas included).
This is the third novel to feature Hercule Poirot as the lead detective. It was originally a fifty-four part series in the London Evening News in 1925 under the title, Who Killed Ackroyd?
The novel is the first of the William Monk detective series set during the Victorian era right after the Crimean War. A detective story plus a historical fiction would be a nice combination.
The title “CBS Murders” was a misnomer. The crime was initially thought to be a crime against journalists, because three employees from a broadcasting network died.
What would the world be like after a virus that originated from a dormouse spread and killed millions of people instantly and left some ‘resisters’ (those who were infected by the virus yet are still alive)?
The first book in the Coffeehouse Mystery series centers on Claire Cosi, a manager of The Village Blend and the case of her assistant, Annabelle Hart, a graceful dancer, who tripped over and lay unconscious on the floor due to a “misstep”.
The story is about a high school student Randy Kincaid who enters a chat room and meets other characters by their aliases. It is fast-paced, entertaining, and reflective of the youth during the early years of the Internet.
Clannad is a fantasy-drama anime film based on the graphic novel of the same title.
This book is more of a memoir rather than a writing manual although writers may gain insights from Stephen King’s life and experiences as a writer and author.
Pee Mak became a vehicle for the director to lampoon about Thai myths and culture even mentioning familiar names in pop culture despite its 19th century era.
Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh discovered that there were different motives to murder Miss Bolam and almost all doctors and employees in that clinic were suspected.
The title itself is proper. All the innocents had to suffer an ordeal during those trying times. This is the first Christie novel I’ve read and I was amazed on how she revealed the murderer at the end.
The genre is a romantic sci-fi drama with military tone. Set in the mid-90s, the film follows the story of Hiroki Fujisawa and Takuya Shirakawa, both child prodigies; and Sayuri Sawatari.
It is a coming of age novel about Andrea “Andi” Powell who reminisce her experiences during her sixth grade at Lincoln Elementary School. A good memoir written in the first person point of view about growing up as a twelve-year-old girl in 1966.
That Thing Called Tadhana is a 2014 Filipino romantic comedy film starring Angelica Panganiban as Mace and JM de Guzman as Anthony. It is one of the most successful independent films of all time.
The novel depicts the city of Venice — the place, the food, and the corruption in government. And despite the negative effect of corruption, one man still upholds the good.
Leon Lai plays Li Xiao Jun, a naive immigrant from mainland China who desires to make it big in Hong Kong so he could bring his fiance there. Maggie Cheung plays Li Quiao, an enterprising immigrant who takes advantage of helping people from mainland China.
And Then There Were None is a 2015 BBC One miniseries based on the original 1939 novel which was once featured on iFlix.