The Glass House by Jeannette Walls – Book Review

Back by popular demand (ha!), I’m reviewing a book again. Decided this book was worth it. The Glass Castle is another amazing book I found on my kindle. I was on the night train from Nong Khai to Bangkok and it was 7.30pm and the train guy had already made my bed. I wasn’t tired…

Upstream Color (2013) Movie Review

WARNING SPOILERS BELOW Upstream Color is an epic trailer of very internal emotions, experimental expressions and sensual feelings. There seem to be more lens flares than plot points and actors often looked as confused as I was. Sporadic focus drowns most of the movie in shallow depth of field and Upstream Color is further estranged…

Book Review – The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman

This book intrigued me right from the start. It started with some newspaper headlines in capital letters, screaming ‘WORLD’S OLDEST LIAR DIES AT 126’ ‘EUROPEANS ARE LAZY, STUDY SAYS’ ‘GLOBAL WARMING GOOD FOR ICE CREAMS’ and my favourite headline, ‘THE SEX LIVES OF ISLAMIC EXTEMISTS.’ It started off with a story about an old French…

Gonna review me some books

As I used to get severe air sickness, I stopped watching in-flight entertainment more than 10 years ago (after an extremely messy bout of air sickness and food poisoning that happened to combine on a flight to London). So I slept. Slept as much as I could on flights, but that got boring quickly. And…