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'Valley of the Dolls'- Book Review
Valley of the Dolls was the original blockbuster bestseller. Written by American author Jacqueline Susann and published in 1966, it combines bitchy gossip with real insight into celebrity culture.
'Witch': A Review of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Season 1, Episode 3
It’s time to meet our first non-vampire threat in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Are you prepared? Well, grab your pom-poms and let’s go.
'The Harvest': A Review of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Season 1, Episode 2
We pick up this episode where "Welcome to the Hellmouth" left off, with Luke’s gaping jaws. But — oh no! — he’s burned by the cross that Angel gave Buffy, giving our heroine the chance to escape. This makes Angel’s rather redundant appearance in the previous episode a little more relevance, but he still doesn’t have a great deal to do in this two-parter.
'Teacher's Pet': A Review of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Season 1, Episode 4
We begin "Teacher's Pet" with Xander daydreaming. Pretty much most of what you need to know about the main theme of the episode is set up right from the start. Xander is striving for a traditional, patriarchal masculinity. He wants to save the damsel in distress—here, it's Buffy—and pull off an awesome guitar solo as well.
'Welcome to the Hellmouth': A Review of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 1 Episode 1
The first ever episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer opens on a shot of Sunnydale High School. This place is pivotal to the first three seasons of the show. In the world of Buffy, high school is not just hellish, it is literally built on a Hellmouth.
'Mary and the Witch's Flower' - Movie Review
*Spoiler Warning* The spiritual successor to Kiki’s Delivery Service and Howl’s Moving Castle is most definitely here. With Mary and the Witch’s Flower, Studio Ponoc have created a beautiful film for both children and adults to fall in love with.