American Idol – Self Improvement Brought to Life By Jordin Sparks

So, another season of American Idol comes to an end with the crowning of Jordin Sparks as American Idol 2007. On the night, she was a deserving winner, as well as being a beautiful person and a wonderful singer. Only the most cynical and spiteful of observers can argue that American Idol does not produce some great singers, it does; or that Jordin is not one of them, she is. We know already that the top three, as last year, will probably be superstars. So we can look forward to great things and big album sales from Melinda Doolittle and Blake Lewis, as well as Jordin. Apart from loving music of many types, one of the reasons I enjoy American Idol is the way, when it gets down to the final 16 and the serious singing contest, you can watch as young talented people develop before your eyes. The whole […]

The Girl in the Book (2015) Review

“Let go and move on” are one of those catchphrases that are easier said than done. Admit it, you have at least one issue in your life that you have not resolved yet. This could be in a form of anger, resentment, fear, envy or any of those destructive emotions that hinder you from growing into a mature person. Unknowingly, we sometimes resolve the issues on our own by creating a vicious pattern of damaging habits. The anti-hero, Alice from the film, The Girl in the Book is one such person who is trapped in her past, and when the very person who caused her to have issues re-enters her life, she had no choice but to face her fears. Alice in a Not-So-Wonderland We are greeted by the opening scene of Alice in bed whom we assumed to be just a casual hookup after she dresses up and leaves […]