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Sierra Burgess is a Loser! (Movie Review)

Hey everyone!

Time for another movie review!

So last night I watched a Netflix classic called: Sierra Burgess is a Loser!

So this movie follows a teenage girl who is in high school and unpopular. The plot of the movie revolves around a popular girl giving Sierra’s number to a boy, making him think it is indeed the popular girl’s number.

Sierra and the boy (Jayme) text back and forth, Jayme all the while thinking that he is texting the popular girl.

I really liked the movie. I thought it had funny parts but also heartfelt points and an overall lovely message.

However, I have a question. During the movie it’s shown that Sierra is smart, funny, very talented, and involved in some school activities. The only reason she’s deemed unpopular is because of her looks. She isn’t deemed attractive enough to her peers and is therefore, shunned.

So I’m wondering if this is an appropriate message to show our younger generation? Yes, everything works out in the end and the girl gets the guy anyway. You should know there’s spoiler alerts by now! However my whole thing is that their still showing that high school (and middle school) kids shun other kids solely on their appearance.

Do you think, as parents or not, that the generation is actually swayed by what they see and that, seeing such a thing in a movie, might convince them (more so than already) that judging a peer on how they look and not their character and personality is ok?

That it’s acceptable, by society’s terms, to judge someone’s worth on what they look like and their talent on how attractive they are?

I would just like everyone else’s feedback and what they think!

In other terms and disregarding what message it could, unintentionally, be sending I thought it was a good movie and I would recommend watching it!

Thank you guys for the support and for your continued reading!

 

 

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The Harry Potter Series

Hey everyone!

So I wanted to talk about something that I enjoy very much and have for a while now and that’s the Harry Potter series. I’m currently watching (for the billionth time) the last movie and I absolutely love this series. I read the books when I was still in elementary school and they helped me through a lot of issues at home and at school. There’s so many great messages in these books about friendship and love and bravery and sacrifice.

I also just love how the books are written and the wonderful imagery that they describe.

I love the movies too even though it upsets me that so many things in the books aren’t in the movies. I understand that the movies would have to be a LOT longer for everything in the books to be in them but there’s some things I feel should have been included.

For example I feel like the movies could have benefited from some comic relief from peeves the poltergeist who is in every single book but not in any of the movies. That small detail has always upset me a bit.

If you haven’t read them or at least seen the movies I highly recommend them, I think they’re pretty awesome! I also recommend going online and checking which house you’re in and what wand you would have on a website like Pottermore. If you’re really into the series it is a lot of fun!

Thanks everyone. Let me know in the comments which is your favorite!

Penelope (Review)

Hey everyone! I am finally doing the review of Penelope. So this movie is actually from 2006 but I only recently saw it. The first thing I want to say is that it was a great movie.

It definitely had some funny parts and some serious parts as well. I will say the ending is definitely not what I expected. I absolutely love the message that it sent especially for young adults, both male and female.

A short synopsis is that Penelope is a royal teenager who has been cursed to have the face of a pig. She’s trying, with the help of her mother, to find a fellow royal who can look past her appearance and agree to marry her. I love the confidence and self esteem it can instill in someone and help the audience, especially the younger audience, realize it’s not all about looks and appearance.

There’s my review of Penelope, I hope you all enjoyed it! Thank you so much.