Movie Review: Shin Godzilla (2016)

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Godzilla needs no introduction, right?

I mean, even if you’re not a fan of Godzilla movies, you know who he is. And you probably know about the current American reboot of the series, which started in 2014, included this year’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters, and will wrap up next year with Godzilla vs King Kong.

However, you may not be aware that a couple of years ago, Japanese filmmakers made their own original Godzilla movie, the first in over a decade.

I went into this movie not having the slightest clue what the plot was. Really, all I knew is that it was a Japanese Godzilla movie made in 2016. And I really liked it! Thanks to Julie for ordering this for me and adding it to the collection!

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Exploring Villains and Monsters in Literature

Villains and Monsters

I enjoyed all the episodes of The Great American Read, but my favorite, hands down, was the discussion of villains and monsters, which airs next Tuesday, October 2.

I know people have found my love for literary villains a bit . . . creepy. But it’s really not! I swear! At the very least, like any good villain, I have well-developed reasons for it. 🙂

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Villains and Monsters voting bracket

Villains and Monsters

Voting for the Great Berryville Read continues this week with a new category!

Welcome to Bracket #3 – Great Berryville Read Villains and Monsters Edition. Next week on Tuesday, October 2nd, the Great American Read episode about the bad guys (and gals) of literature will air.

This episode is all about the villains, monsters, and bogeymen of the book world. We’ve assembled a bracket that requires you, gentle reader, to pick your favorites and decide which of these 16 books should advance to the next round of the Great Berryville Read voting.

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