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Books

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

28/03/2018

What is friendship? Between challenge, conflicts and intensity, as we discover Lenu, Lila and the other members of their little neighbourhood in Naples, this word takes a whole new meaning. Here is my review of the first book from The Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante, My Brilliant Friend.

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante | Book Review



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The Hurricane Heist: wasted plot?

10/03/2018

I usually don’t talk that much about movies I don’t like on the blog. But, for a change, I’ll tell you what I didn’t like in The Hurricane Heist movie, by the producers of Fast &  Furious and xXx.   Synopsis After the announcement …





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Pentagon Papers : a fight for the freedom of press

28/01/2018

What is freedom of press? Even if we all agree that this one of the foundations of our society, two questions stand : where does it start and when does it end? In the 70’s, after more than two decades of lying to the American people, the US Government tried to deny them this fundamental right. Stunning and thrilling, the new Spielberg movie, Pentagon Papers, is about to make you think, a lot.


Books

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas : is racism over yet ?

11/12/2017

What would you do if a cop had shot your best friend right in front of your eyes? I mean, would you find the strength to stand up for him, for yourself, and for your whole community ? “What’s the point of having a voice if you’re gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn’t be ?” says Starr in the as much heartbreaking as sobering new story by Angie Thomas : The Hate U Give.

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas