“Rise” Season 1 Review

I talked about "Rise" when it premiered, around 12 weeks ago. It's about a teacher, some drama students and their production of the musical “Spring Awakening”, a quite dark and raw play that deals with drugs, sex and other elements that are deemed “inappropriate” for a high school performance. I wasn't too positive in my [...]

Reading Wrap-up – March 2018

March has come and gone! I can't believe tomorrow is already April. I haven't read that much this month. My Goodreads reading challenge is telling me I'm two books behind schedule... Apparently, I've only read two books in March and to be fair... I'm quite disappointed with myself. Conversations With Friends: A Novel by Sally [...]

“We’re Gonna Rise up” – Rise – First Impression Review (Pilot)

“Rise” aired right after a quite cheesy and easily predictable finale of “This is us”. I won't go into it. I still haven't processed it and it's been more than a week since then. The first impression I got from "Rise" was of a scrappy, not at all polished cinematography. Which is exactly what I [...]