MOVIE REVIEW: The Intruder


IMDB: A young married couple buys a beautiful house on several acres of land, only to find out that the man they bought it from refuses to let go of the property.

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It is truly a beautiful house with a very large acre of garden, outdoor and nature. and shoot, it’s in the middle of nowhere!! I love how both of the couple seemed to be in love, deciding to buy a house and start a beautiful family. The dining area is nice. ❤ and one scary painting!

I hated how Annie was so naive! Maybe she’s just being friendly or trying to fit in the new neighborhood but damn it woman! Listen to your husband. Mike is creepy! He’s in your freaking house all the time. And that doesn’t surprise you? And are you not scared that he was gardening your lawn? Geez. And Mike? Such a pervert!

The movie is your typical thriller where the naive woman needs to be saved by a man because she was deceived by a helpful man. It’s pretty predictable in a sense. I wouldn’t watch it again but if you want to watch it, it’s not a complete waste of time.

MOVIE REVIEW: The Glass House


IMDB: An orphaned teenager is taken in by a Malibu couple but discovers they aren’t the caring friends they seemed to be.

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Are you also picturing Never been Kissed? I know I do. Haha. First off, the House? Amazing! And before we discuss all the suspense and thrill, it’s just so sad how their parents died especially for Ruby. Aside from the death of her parents, I think her guilt is eating her up. (While she was out sneaking out at night, her parents had a car accident). I don’t know. Parents really have a soft spot in me.

There was a point in the movie where I fear for Ruby getting raped with the very revealing swimsuit and the constant staring and stalking. Overall, it’s nice to see how Ruby grows from a rebel kid to someone who is looking out for his brother.

There’s no real and actual horror or terror in the film but I enjoyed watching this somehow suspense movie. I’m actually hoping that they turn out okay, being on their own from now on.

BOOK REVIEW : The Wives by Tarryn Fisher


GOODREADS: Thursday’s husband, Seth, has two other wives. She’s never met them, and she doesn’t know anything about them. She agreed to this unusual arrangement because she’s so crazy about him. But one day, she finds something. Something that tells a very different—and horrifying—story about the man she married.

What follows is one of the most twisted, shocking thrillers you’ll ever read.

HOLY SHIT. If you are looking for something like Gone Girl, this is it. It’s on some next level shit. I couldn’t put it down. Once I’ve decided to take a rest from reading, the end of the chapter just reels you back in.

The plot twists is mind blowing! like, HOW? I started this book with pity for Thursday for being stuck in a polygamist marriage then I moved on to annoyance of how she ever willingly said yes to this agreement and somehow understanding of how it turned her to be a stalker and quite obsessed with the other wives.

But then, here comes Seth with his charming antics and very sweet gestures only to be lured to his other personality as what Thursday believed him to be, – a man living with so much lies with a temper. Throw in a bitter ex-wife with her four inch heels, a successful job and a poise and class to match, a practiced liar and an opportunist, who finds herself in a situation to take revenge on the slut that ruined her marriage.

  • That’s how women are, right? Always wondering about each other – curiosity and spite curdling together in little emotional puddles. If you wonder too hard, you’ll get everything wrong.
  • No one tries that hard to keep their husband unless they’ve already lost him.
  • The truth is that the heart’s desire is a mere current against the tide of nurture and nature. You can spend your whole life swimming against it and eventually you’ll get tired and the current of genes and upbringing will put you under.
  • You don’t have to give up something you love just because other people disapprove.
  • That’s what love is about right? Working with what your partner came with.
  • A relationship can withstand almost any trial if the sex was good.
  • It’s amazing how once you open a door for something, there’s o going back. All you can do is brace yourself as you get sucked in.
  • We’re all just waiting for someone to stand behind us, aren’t we? Even if it’s just one person, it gives you strength.
  • I was overcame with love – pressing, pressing, pressing my feelings down to accommodate him. Isn’t that what we do as women?
  • Women are stuck in a cycle of insecurity perpetuated by the way men treat them and we are constantly fighting to prove to them our value.
  • We see each other often, but no one really knows what’s happening behind everyone’s eyes.
  • We busy ourselves trying not to be lonely, trying to find purpose in careers, and lovers and children, but any moment, those feelings we work so hard to possess could easily be taken from us.

This is all so confusing! There’s way too many plot twist and mind games! I LOVE THE BOOK. This reminds me of Verity by CHoover. ❤ ❤

MOVIE REVIEW: Netflix Compiled Ranking


As I was tinkering my Netflix account settings, I clicked my activity history and thought of sharing with you the movies that I watched in Netflix, might it be old or new ones. ❤ I won’t be going over a detailed review of each but will just give them a rating, 1 being the lowest and 5 as the highest.

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  • The Last Summer 3/5
  • The Holiday 3/5
  • Swiped 3/5
  • Supermodel 2/5
  • A Christmas Prince 3/5
  • The Prom 2/5
  • Nappily Ever After 3/5
  • Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List 3/5
  • Perfect Romance 2/5
  • Christmas Wedding Planner 3/5
  • Set it Up 3/5
  • Everybody Loves Somebody 2/5
  • My Life 2/5
  • Someone Great 4/5
  • Christmas Prince: Royal Wedding 3/5
  • The Trap 2/5
  • The Late Bloomer 2/5
  • Our Souls at Night 3/5
  • Rough Night 3/5
  • Jumping the Broom 3/5
  • The Princess Switch 3/5
  • Only you 3/5
  • Naked 2/5
  • Isn’t it Romantic 1/5
  • A Wish for Christmas 1/5
  • The Perfect Date 3/5
  • Love Happens 3/5
  • Just one of the Guys 2/5

Suspense

  • Obsessed 5/5
  • The Secret Obsession 3/5
  • Bird Box 3/5
  • Hush 4/5
  • Enough 4/5

Action

  • The American 3/5
  • Takers 5/5
  • Fracture 3/5
  • The Score 4/5
  • The Whole Nine Yards 4/5
  • 3 Days to Kill 3/5

Government / Law Related

  • Primal Fear 5/5
  • Money Monster 3/5
  • The Confession 4/5
  • Mercury Rising 5/5
  • Along came a Spider 4/5
  • Enemy of the State 4/5
  • The Firm 3/5
  • State of Play 4/5
  • The Good Shepherd 3/5
  • Law Abiding Citizen 5/5
  • Public Enemies 4/5

Others

  • Savages 2/5
  • Mercury Rising 4/5
  • The Other Boleyn Girl 4/5
  • Amateur 4/5
  • Invention of Lying 2/5

Okayyy! Based from my movie rankings, care to suggest what movie I should watch next? 😀

BOOK REVIEW : Verity by Colleen Hoover


Goodreads: Lowen Ashleigh is a struggling writer on the brink of financial ruin when she accepts the job offer of a lifetime. Jeremy Crawford, husband of bestselling author Verity Crawford, has hired Lowen to complete the remaining books in a successful series his injured wife is unable to finish. Lowen arrives at the Crawford home, ready to sort through years of Verity’s notes and outlines, hoping to find enough material to get her started. What Lowen doesn’t expect to uncover in the chaotic office is an unfinished autobiography Verity never intended for anyone to read. Page after page of bone-chilling admissions, including Verity’s recollection of what really happened the day her daughter died.

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Okay, I . DID . NOT . EXPECT . THAT.

This is no secret, I love Colleen Hoover’s books but this is mind blowingly different. It got me all confused — in an intellectual, magnificent way of writing. Verity is the ultimate manipulator!

Okay, before I spill some more details . . this is sick af but I kind of connected with the Verity from the manuscript. It’s creepy as hell and I’m not saying that I can kill a person or attempt to kill one, at the very least. But I honestly feel the same way about kids, and I don’t know if it’s ever going to change. All I can say is that the Verity in the manuscript is twisted but I do understand where she’s coming from, (not the sex addict part though).

  • Will Jeremy hate Lowen when he finds out that she hid the letter from him?
  • Will Crew grow up as twisted as Verity is?
  • Did Verity really just wrote the manuscript as a practice to be good at writing from an Antagonist point of view?
  • Is Jeremy the bad guy for lying when in fact he knows about the manuscript already?

You can never truly know a person inside and out. This book has so many plot twists I don’t even know where the truth is! I have no idea who the good person is. Verity is twisted and disturbing but YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PUT IT DOWN. ❤

I completely recommend you read this book . . A S A P