Best Picks for the Holiday

best picks for the holidayThis is not really meant as a blogathon but feel free to share your best picks too!

The time of snuggling, blankets and hot beverages is upon us and there’s that thing called Christmas around the corner as well. For the lazy days, or in my case, a full-on lazy week, I have put together my best picks for some downtime choices for this holiday season.

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The Fall of Paul Spector

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This  essay-review contains a great deal of spoilers.

This is the face of a man that will soon be in many fantasies as Christian Gray but that is nothing compared to the character of Paul Spector – a fascinating serial killer who will remain a perfect mystery. Spector is a hunter, as it was implied even before the series began, and his impact as a killer has been fascinating to witness and far more brilliant than I expected.

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

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In case you are stumbling on this blog just now, know that I’m a big fan of The Hunger Games franchise. I loved the first movie when it came out, I loved the second one even more and no amount of drama with Lawrence could have kept me away from the third installment. Therefore, you can imagine the little old me anticipating this one with quiet anticipation until I had to endure two hours of almost nothing because why make one when you can make two!

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Commercial Break #14

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They should rename December to Awardcember because that’s all I have seen, heard and read about for the entire week. Don’t get me wrong, I like this time of year when nominations are revealed and the tiny little chaos it causes when wrong people or wrong movies get too much attention. Trust me, there will always be a movie, an actor, an actress or a show that doesn’t deserve its place, not to mention those who were wrongfully robbed from theirs!

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Nullpunkt / Point Zero (2014)

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It’s not often when I’m excited to see an Estonian movie but Point Zero just was one of those movies that pulled me in like a magnet. Maybe it was the fact that I knew people involved with the production, maybe it was because it seemed to be apart of a new wave in Estonian film or maybe it simply looked good from the start! As expected, Point Zero ticks many boxes, some not as well and some better than others, but its biggest victory is making the audience laugh.

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