“On The Rocks” – A Hilarious, Cozy Story about a Marriage in Turmoil

Release Date: October 1, 2020Director: Sofia CoppolaCast: Rashida Jones, Bill Murray, Marlon Wayans, Jessica Henwick, Jenny SlateStudio: American Zoetrope Distributor: A24Spoilers: NoneIMDB| Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia Rating: ★★★★★ It’s ironic how cozy On The Rocks felt since it’s a story about stagnation and uncertain infidelity inside a marriage. Laura (Rashida Jones), connects with her jet-setting, art-dealing, womanizing father, Felix (played […]

Funny, Feminist, Brilliant – Give Me More “Enola Holmes”!

Enola Holmes Release Date: September 23, 2020Director: Harry BradbeerCast: Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, Sam Claflin, Louis Partridge, Helena Bonham CarterStudio: Legendary EntertainmentDistributor: Netflix Spoilers: LowIMDB| Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia Rating: ★★★★★ This film ticks all the boxes: 19th Century England, political intrigue, chafing against feminine norms, choreographed fight scenes, dueling mysteries, and the littlest Holmes sister. I’ve got three […]

Rockstar Book Tours: Sources Say Review

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the SOURCES SAY by Lori Goldstein Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About The Book:Title: SOURCES SAYAuthor: Lori GoldsteinPub. Date: September 8, 2020Publisher: RazorbillFormats: Hardcover, eBookPages: 300Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD, Bookshop.org Nerdophiles Rating: […]

Rockstar Book Tours: A Misplaced Child Review

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the A MISPLACED CHILD by Heather Michelle Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About The Book:Title: A MISPLACED CHILDAuthor: Heather MichellePub. Date: September 15, 2020Publisher: Late for Dinner PressFormats: Hardcover, eBookPages: 384 Rating: 4 StarsFind it: Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, […]

Closer Than You Think – but way off the mark

Title: Closer Than You ThinkAuthor: Darren O’SullivanPub. Date: March 15, 2019Publisher: HarperCollins PublishersPages: 277Formats: Paperback, eBookFind it: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N Rating: ★½☆☆☆☆ A review copy of this book was provided to Nerdophiles by the publisher for a fair and honest review. Synopsis: He’s watching. She’s waiting. Having barely escaped the clutches of a serial killer, Claire Moore has struggled […]

Chemical Hearts Depicts Trauma in a Realistic Way

Release Date: August 21, 2020Director: Richard TanneCast: Lili Reinhart, Austin Abrams, Sarah JonesStudio: Page Fifty-Four PicturesDistributor: Amazon StudiosSpoilers: MediumIMDB| Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia Rating: ★★★★☆ Chemical Hearts is a teenage love story. But more than that, it’s a story about recovering from trauma. Grace (Reinhart) was in a car accident with her boyfriend, and he didn’t survive. She […]

Boys State: The Event vs. the Documentary

Release Date: August 14, 2020Director: Amanda McBaine, Jesse MossStudio: Concordia Studio, Mile End FilmsDistributor: A24, Apple TV+Spoilers: N/AIMDB| Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia Rating: ★★★☆☆ Nerdophiles Review: Oh, this is a tough one. I have a lot of feelings about this documentary, and I think most of them can be categorized as ‘deep concern for the future of our democracy.’ […]

Cruel Acts – A Thrilling Detective Procedural

Title: Cruel ActsAuthor: Jane CaseyPub. Date: April 15, 2019Publisher: HarperCollins PublishersPages: 369Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBookFind it: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N Synopsis Review I’ve been in a mystery mood lately, and Cruel Acts scratched that itch. Cruel Acts is the 8th book in a police procedural series helmed by the meticulous female detective, Maeve Kerrigan. Though it’s the 8th in the […]