Tag Archives: Chloë Grace Moretz

THE 5TH WAVE

Based on the novel of the same name, The 5th Wave, directed by J Blakeson is a high stakes teenage science fiction thriller that feels part Hunger Games, part alien apocalypse. The “Others” need our planet, and they intend to … Continue reading

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LAGGIES

Review of Laggies by Associate Editor Brigid K. Presecky Lynn Shelton’s Laggies (a term for those slow to grow up) tells the story of a girl who is stuck in between her high school glory days and full-fledged adulthood. The … Continue reading

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IF I STAY

Yet another adaptation of a YA novel wipes out trying to surf the TWILIGHT wave. This time our perfect high school heroine is a classical cellist who falls for a local Rocker. And then--oh, no--Mom & Dad are killed in … Continue reading

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