Where it all Began (Album) Review

 

One of the jobs I work at, you have the option of listening to music, which is nice and does actually help me get in to the rhythm. This isn’t really going to be a reviews it’s more like they help me work, and honestly it’s a little bit too pop for me, I cringe a lot at some of the love songs, but the beat is infections. I find myself tapping along, and mummering the words to myself.

Now this album is by a group called Dan & Shay, who are marked as country, and although the storytelling is down that road, the music is a lot more pop, but I do love my country pop. So, while looking at the tracklist, the ones which I can sing along to are probably my favourite ones, however that is most of them. I will make a couple of mentions, What You Do to Me, is probably the one I love listening to the most. Yes, it’s probably full of cliches, both love songs and that of country songs, with references to the butterflies, and the whole dad hating the guy his daughter is dating.  It’s just a feel good song that I love to listen to, and honestly that all I need.

Another song I love is probably Can’t Say No, which is focused on a relationship a little bit further down the road, rather than the first song which is about the first few days, and the love at first look feeling. While this is more about a couple, living together and how he would rather be wrapped up in the sheets, than be with the guys, because ultimately she could ask him to do anything, and he couldn’t say no.

There’s quite a few more that i like, but the one thing I would like to say about each song, is that although the storytelling is good, i don’t feel like we get a true ending from a lot of the songs, with the exception of 19 You + Me, which goes full circle, I have a love hate relationship with that song,  like I love the first half of the chorus but the rest of it, i think could be so much better, but it does have a ending, even if it’s a little bitter. I go prefer this albums as a whole, compared to the second one, because I feel like it’s more upbeat, and the songs are a easier to belt out of the top of your voice, although the lyrics and songwriting is better on the second album.

For those who want to listen to the album, you can download it for free with Amazon Prime, I don’t use spotify to have no idea if it is on there.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Review

To be fair I wasn’t going to move this over from my other blog because frankly I wanted to review things which weren’t really well known, but then again I thought it would be a waste not to move i over and frankly as you guys probably have notice I have a huge obsession with Harry Potter so I felt like this needs to be on here wheather it is popular or not.

As you know or you don’t, Harry Potter it was the first book series I wanted to read, you see I suffer from dyslexia and I also have his thing that I should try anything that I know I am going to fail at, enter this thing called reading. When I first got into the Harry Potter series my mum use to read them to me, she did this up to the fifth book. I also had the audio books and I use to follow the words. It takes me about thirty minutes to read the first Harry Potter because of the audio books having in away brainwashed me over the years and I can simply scan the books without really looking and I know the words.

The reason I am saying all this is because my dream is to be a film producer (the ones who cast and get all the funding for the film. My parents are both accountants and they always joke about how even though I am determined not to follow there route I still what a job where I have to deal with budgets) I didn’t watch the first or the seven film in the cinema no idea why I just know I didn’t. Harry Potter made me interested in the making of a film, the behind the scenes aspects. I’ve probably watched the special features as many times as the films them selves so to say the least I was really excited for an eighth Harry Potter book.

The good thing about this, is for people like me who struggle with reading having it in play format is perfect it makes it easier to read each word rather than having a blurry mess of words which the other Harry Potter books have caused. I have studied Drama in the past so I am use to this sort of format, my brother no so much. It annoyed him a little he is far more academic than I am, he actually enjoys reading and although he has done a bit of acting in the past, but he is not use to this format. I do agree this story lacked the detail that it needed, the reason Shakespeare works so well is because it is beautifully written and has plenty of detail. This script lacked it and due to a thin story it doesn’t come across as well. Then again I shouldn’t really compared one of the greatest writers to Harry Potter but then I can be a drama snob. Well I can be a snob full stop.

The next bit contains spoilers. There are parts of this story really well planned out, the friendship between Albus, and Scorpio is probably a better friendship than the original trio. Although I understand Ron and Hermione fighting all the time, that does tend to happen to people who are trying to remain friends but clearly like each other. Most of the time it was over being jealous of someone. That being said Harry and Ron’s friendship annoys me at two points, the first being Ron spends weeks hating Harry for thinking that he put his name in the goblet of fire, yet he believe Harry at once for Voldemort return and he walks away from Harry and Hermione in the last book. He also believes Harry is not the heir of Slytherin. Those three things I think are all related and well Ron does one, then he does the opposite, then he goes back again. If they were really best friends then I doubt it would be so all over the place. It might have been jealously though. See that was the redeeming quality of this book the bad points are long.

The whole concept of the time thing just seemed really pointless and also broke rules which JK Rowling had already set out. The Time Turner doesn’t change time because after all it has already happened. If that makes sense Harry even says that in the third book. So these two boys go back and change the past which has broken one of the main rules that were already set out. It’s really annoyed me and thus made the whole book more like a bad fan fiction. The whole Voldemort having a daughter just seemed cliché as fuck.

There were nice moments sure, but you have that even in the pile of crap of Fifty shades of grey (which let’s be honest is a book about stalking) the plot was weak and almost needed the detail which the books have, maybe just maybe it would have been decent then rather than wtf is happening. Anyway it’s poor in harry potter terms but better than some of the crap theses days so gets a 3/5

I originally gave this a two but I think that was just the incail shock about how bad it was frankly it is not bad, it is simply average in my opinon.

Severus Snape and the Marauders Review

Maybe I am one of the harsher people in the world or maybe I just love Harry Potter a little too much. Around a year ago something which I believe is honestly magical and brilliant was released by a company called Broad Strokes Productions. This story was written by Justin Zagri and directed by him and it was produced by Liana Minassian. I am a strong believer that they need a huge amount of credit when it comes to this product.

If I knew very little about Harry Potter I would give this a five out of five no issue because for one thing, the story is written well, for a kickerstarter film the special affects are great the acting is better than that of hollywood films and it is the story that many fans have been craving for. Like I’ve said I am a huge fan on Harry Potter so I am probably the worst person to talk about this film.

My first issue with this was the fact that our characters were in what appeared to be a muggle bar drinking what appears to be muggle alcohol. Now I get it, I am an inspiring film producer and I know that trying to creat the atomospher of a wizard area would cost more than they could probably afford. Thing like butter beer, which although is described as “That stuff’s not strong” does contain alcohol in it. I would just preferred to see them drink something which looked more than just coke and orange juice and I think one looked like beer, but I cant quite remember.

Now going back to the muggle area, I am saying it is a muggle pub due to the fact that Snape was using Oblivate on the bar man everytime he asked for ID, something which seems a little trival when it comes to the world of Harry Potter. I just don’t think that the Marauders would actively choose a pub ran by muggle. James and Sirus were both pure bloods so they would have very little connection with muggles, I mean look at the Weasley other than I think the twins who went to show off some card tricks to a pretty girl who worked in the post offic they had very little connection with muggles. The Weaslys didnt really mix its muggles but they had no issue with them. I just don’t think they would celebrate finishing school in that environment when you had plenty of wizard pubs up and down the country. They did try to fix this issue by saying it was Lily’s favourite.

The good part of that scene however almost tears as it reflected the movies and books, some of the words used made me think about Harry and even Neville’s choice of words when describing what the DA was meant to do and honestly that was greatly appreciated as a huge fan, so thank you for writing that. The scene was very touching how they were talking about how they have to fight and how someone of them wouldnt make it, that the fact they would have to fight people they know and their friends.

At the end of the scene Snape walks into where James, Sirus, Peter and Remus are and they apparate and appear in an open space.

I would like to say that I fall into the category of where I believe that James and Snape were as bad as each other when it came to one another, I do however have a lot of respect for James, they same can’t be said about Snape. That was another issue with this film.

James and Sirus were thought to be some of the best as magic and everything else surrounding in there year, might have been better than most in the school yet James needs to have Sirus, Petter and Remus to help him dual with Snape. Don’t get me wrong I think in the twenty years from when they left hogwarts to when Snape had that dual with Mcgonagall in the seventh film he learnt how to be better than James or Sirus ever were. I don’t believe at the age of eighteen that he would be able to take on all four of them. In the two years that had past from his worst memory where Snape was hung upside down by James and Sirus, he could do very little against two of them. Now unless he had some serious (Haha Serious like Sirus) death eater training during his summer holidays there is no way that in two years he could go from barely being able to defend himself against two people to be able to match four people.

I would have also liked to see James a little more cocky and arrogant, he’s he had some lovely sides to him but I would have like to see that shown when fighting  Snape. I would have liked to see him toy with him, make it look like he is going to be hit then at the last second block it. The only person who I believe they got perfectly in terms of personality was Peter, he was the last to jump in and help and I have a lot of respect of the actors mannerisms because they were down to a tee. Sirus was a very close second, then Remus, then Snape and lastly James. Lilly wasn’t in it enough for me to make a comment about her she appears really at the end and I felt though she looked perfect her and Snape’s relasionship had broken down by the end of school so felt the hug was a little out of place.

Going off topic a little, although this is done brilliant and I love the story and writing, the way it is shot. The acting i top knocked as well it is the fact that I am a huge fan that I cannot mark this high because it doesn’t fit with the characters that have already been built over the past twenty years and that is the only reason I am giving this a 3.5 out of 5.

If wasn’t a fan it would be five stars but I am the mean judge when the Harry Potter world is in play.

Watch it on YouTube. It is only twenty five miniutes of your life. There is also one made by the same people called the Greater Good, but the acting is not quite up to standard, guy who plays Abe is brilliant though.

Hope you liked reading. Here is the cast, how perfect do they look?

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Review of Mr. Student Body President

So here is my first review on this new blog. Let me begin.

Other than the initial thought that he looks like a younger version of someone I have slept with I have to say I really enjoy this show. It might be because I am slightly childish but I will never get old of a show set in a high school surrounding. I often find myself looking for shows which have teenagers in because their is a glimpse of having their high school life spread across the screen and the drama that surrounds it. It might seem shallow and what ever else but frankly when I watch something I want it to be very basic.

Even though this is an American show and I am British one of the main broadcasting channel managed to gain the rights to the show and this began streaming it on there website known as 4 On Demand or 4OD for short. In terms of the format I really like it, the episodes are only short, somewhere between 12 and 14 minutes.

The show follows, Tyler a highly ambitious teenager who has somehow has got the student body to work together in order to preserve the order of the school. He runs the school more like a country rather than just another school, going over the principal and other teachers in order to keep the peace between the students. Some of the episodes include him taking down other opponents, trying to find his own first lady, protesting, censorship and trying to keep order when the seniors do their best to commit pranks.

I binged watched this show, and I like the fact the episodes are short, I really hope that if another season happens they should keep the episodes this length because they manage to get a whole lot in without having a load of pointless crap like other shows.

Tyler is one of those types of character who you either hate or you just want to laugh by his overreactions, frankly he might not be the warmest character in the world but he did have a strange charm which made him awkward, witty and rather amusing.

Although this show largely follows Tyler what I think helps the show are the other characters. There are hugh stereotypes but when talking about a guy who seems to overreact to everything I think you almost need them to keep the balance. The jock are thick, the nerds are uncool and the school contains a few highly ambitious students, you also have the students that take the rules of the school as far as they can.

I believe their are a lot of undertones when watching that, every episodes focus on something which is happening in our political world and I think this is a very well done show.

I would give it four stars out of five.

A Review of Bravissimo

Just going to add something a little happy on here because I am trying to work about politics but I am just going around in a circle so I am going to take this from my old blog and put it on here.

So a review on the bravissimo swimwear. Also, a great excuse to show off my body because let’s be quite honest I have a good body for someone who doesn’t work out. When I got to about 14 my boobs just suddenly got bigger but I didn’t gain any weight. I think I went up four cup sizes in a year. Although my band size (26) doesn’t actually exist in most swim wear or bras this brand does however make slightly tighter band sizes which fit me perfectly (it does change on the style as some are a little loose) so since there I’ve struggled to find pretty and big bras. My mum was told about this brand a fair few years ago as I have seemed to inherit her big boobs, so after failing to find my size on yet another shopping trip my mum told me to try this brand. Most of my bras are under £20 as I get them in the sale and well my boobs are still growing so do not want to spend more than that on something very few people see. This was swimwear I brought last year, mix and match another thing I like about this brand you don’t have to by the set if you don’t want to. Your bottoms may still fit you, but the top might not and vice verse. They are comfortable, stylish and fit well. The one thing I will say is some brands fit certain boobs shapes better than others but that’s more of a guess thing, they do have a return policy so always worth a look before you buy anything. If you find a brand that fit well stick to it changes of coming across a bra that doesn’t fit well is slim. This website also have there own sizing chart which you should follow before buying one. 90% of people wear the wrong size. I spent much of my life wearing a band 32 which was far too big for me. They have the most accurate sizing guide I’ve come across, worth the look. I give this brand a 4.5/5

The Sims Mobile Game

So with the Sims Mobile game being out worldwide for around forty eight hours and with me playing most of the day yesterday thought I would talk about it.

Now I do like this game, its easy and mindless which is something I adore. My faming is basically sims, harry potter, Spyro and every now again Lara Croft. So I’m not really a gamer and things like graphics are not something which I think about.

Now sims have another game, free play and there are elements which are similar and if I was going to say which game is more like the PC version it would be the former. However, I do prefer this one as I tend to use cheats when playing the PC game. Its not something I really like dealing with, so personally that’s a bonus for this game, especially when you have energy of thirty actions alongside needs. This game has thirty actions you can perform but this doesn’t drop with every action and that make this game easy to level up and move forward without spending money, its just a little time consuming.

You have daily goals, you have quested and you can make friends with other simmers from around the world. For a mobile game this is just what I want, simple, easy to use, great way to past the time and no money needed.

I give it a 4.5/5

Gilmore Girls Review

e070f4842e03c308e0b93f40defd18a7 I wasn’t going to write on about this show because frankly I never bought as myself as a big fan, sure I like the show but there are too many things I hate about the show as well. The whole Team Dean, Team Jess and Team Logan thing always annoyed me. I was on Dean’s side to begin with sure, but then I realised how controlling he actually is, he wasn’t healthy that was for sure. The the whole Lindsey thing and well I am not one to forgive a cheater. For those who want to know Dean appears for like five miniutes in the last episode, he is married with three kids and one on the way. I will get to Jess. Logan is one of those guys I went to school with, I am from a privilege background and rather many of my friends are like him, that being said I don’t think I would ever date them but before watching the four part series never had an issue with him. He is just the typical arrogant rich guy, which some people can completely tolerate and therefore to me I kinda like him and was a little annoyed when Rory turned down his proposal.
Now Jess, I like Jess. I don’t know why but he was always my favourite. Sure in season two he was of a jerk trying to chase Rory and take her out from Dean and the whole trying to sleep with her when she wasn’t ready, but I for one know how people can change. I would never judge someone for how they were at seventeen. I would never liked to be judge for how I acted when I was seventeen, sure I was the girl who had amusing stories and now seem rather dull in comparison but I would never like for someone to make the wrong impression of me of how I was when I was seventeen. He grew up, he changed in to a good person whether you like to admit it or not.
Now those are just my opinion of the three guys now let’s go on to the revival. First I feel sorry for Paul, I think that was his name? Yeah he makes like a two second appearance in the first episode and it seems to be a running joke that Rory keeps forgetting to break up with him and well everyone seems to forget him. Personally although it was a rather pointless character it was just a nice little thing that was kept through the episodes.
These four episodes have pretty much everyone in it and the reason I thought I would write this is for one second which happens about half way through the last episode. It wasn’t anything grand and it didn’t add anything to the story, it was just a simple frame of Richard sat at his desk working or writing something. I found it profound and it made me tear up and that’s when I realised that maybe this show meant more to me than I realised.
Everyone seems disappoint with the first episode but honestly I think it was perfect you had everyone even the little characters that only seem to show up for two seconds every few episodes. It had the humour that season seven missed and it seemed a lot more like Gilmore Girls than that series ever was, I actually don’t watch the series normally just the start and the end it left me a little cold.
One of my favourite parts of the whole series was when Finn appearance I always had a soft spot for him and honestly spent significant the time wishing that Rory would ditch Logan and go for him instead. Logan irritates me in this series for one reason, he is engaged but Rory is basically his mistress and that is the reason I don’t like Logan any more. Rory seemed to be second best to both Dean and Logan and that is why after watching this series I can never be on there teams ever again. I am not that type of girl that ever stands for second best, I don’t care who you are but as soon as you start keeping me around like a dirty little secret goodbye. That is what I disliked about this series.
I am not going to say much more because honestly I feel like I could write a detail account of all episodes and I feel like it is one of those things that you need to watch. I will leave you with this. I was disappointed with Emily’s melt down. The Lorelai, Sookie and Michel trio is much alive and I have always adored the chemistry between them. He friendship between Jess and Rory is still everything. Paris is still Paris and I love her for that. Kirk is still the same and exactly what you expect with a character like him. Everyone else you sort of expect to grow but not him.
I do feel like that Rory leant nothing in the 32 years of her life.
I am not going to say the four words and they were pretty expected to be quite honest but I wish they were said at Luke’s I understand why they were not and everything. I just liked the fact the first episodes ended with them talking there and would have liked the last one to do the same. That just me.