Games

“Valiant Hearts: The Great War” – Learning History through Gaming

Rarely do we get a game that can blend fiction with reality so seamlessly. Ubisoft’s “Valiant Hearts: The Great War” does just that. Taking place from 1914 to 1917 in war-torn Europe, Valiant Hearts follows the story of four characters: Emile (a father who is drafted to serve in the French army), Karl (son-in-law to… Continue reading “Valiant Hearts: The Great War” – Learning History through Gaming

Films, Uncategorized

“Baby Driver” Review

        When I sat down in that cup-holder recliner, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. From the first scene to the last, Edgar Wright’s, “Baby Driver,” is an experience that will challenge speed limits as viewers drive home from the theaters.         Our protagonist, Baby… Continue reading “Baby Driver” Review

Films, Uncategorized

“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” Review *Spoiler Free*

Emma does not has wind powers. Repeat: Emma. Does. Not. Have. Wind. Powers. Based on the best selling novel by Ransom Riggs, "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children," is a film that I was very excited to see this October. However, when the lights came on after the credits, I was left with nothing but… Continue reading “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” Review *Spoiler Free*

books

“All the Light We Cannot See” Review

“Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever.” -- Anthony Doerr. Or in other words, see and read this beautiful book before you die. You'll be glad you did. "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of… Continue reading “All the Light We Cannot See” Review