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Movie Review: Twilight directed by Catherine Hardwicke

by CaptainYarr July 21, 2014
Movie Review: Twilight directed by Catherine Hardwicke

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Twilight Director: Catherine Hardwicke Run Time: 122 minutes Rated: PG 13 Summary: Bella Swan moves to the little town of Forks and meets a handsome boy named Edward Cullen. But what she doesn’t know is his secret, that he and his family are vampires. Will Edward be able to save […]

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Review: Dread Locks by Neal Shusterman

by CaptainYarr July 18, 2014
Review: Dread Locks by Neal Shusterman

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Dread Locks Author: Neal Shusterman Format: Paperback # of pages: 176 Grade Reading Level: Summary: Parker Baer is spoiled. He has everything he’s ever wanted and then some. But the only problem is that he thinks his life is dull and boring. He rethinks this observation after a girl named […]

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Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire directed by Mike Newell

by CaptainYarr July 11, 2014
Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire directed by Mike Newell

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Director: Mike Newell Run Time: 141 minutes Rated: PG-13 Summary: Harry Potter’s 4th year of Hogwarts begins with his name being picked out of the Goblet of Fire even though he knows he didn’t enter. Without proof that he didn’t put his […]

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Review: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

by CaptainYarr July 7, 2014
Review: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Hardback # of pages: 435 Grade Reading Level: 5.9; Ages 11+ Summary: School hasn’t even started and there’s and escapee from a high security wizarding prison out to kill Harry Potter. He has been warned not to be […]

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Movie Review: Sarah, Plain and Tall directed by Glenn Jordan

by CaptainYarr July 1, 2014
Movie Review: Sarah, Plain and Tall directed by Glenn Jordan

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Sarah Plain and Tall Director: Glenn Jordan Run Time: 98 minutes Rated: G Summary: Caleb and Anna’s father puts an ad in the paper asking for a mail-ordered bride. When he gets a reply, Caleb gets super excited because Sarah, the woman who answered the letter, makes plans to visit […]

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5 Reasons to Read Books before Seeing the Movie

by CaptainYarr June 24, 2014
5 Reasons to Read Books before Seeing the Movie

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Before we start I think I should let readers know that I’ve done both: seen the movie before reading the book and reading the book before watching the movie.  Below are some of the reasons why I am now a firm believer in doing the latter. Explanations. You always get more […]

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