Stand By Me and counting the years — the ghost of 82

Quite how it had taken so many years for me to finally watch this film is quite beyond me. Its not as if I never read Stephen King stories or watch the movies based on them- quite the contrary. And yet it has taken so many years- Stand By Me was released back in 1986, […]

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‘1408’ and Four More Films For John Cusack’s Birthday — ScreenAge Wasteland

It’s John Cusack‘s birthday! To mark the occasion, here are five of his overlooked or lesser-known performances. Check some of these out! 1408 (2007) Often forgotten when discussing the best Hollywood adaptation of Stephen King’s works (and there aren’t many), 1408 is an underrated gem, highlighting King’s ability to inflict as much psychological horror as […]

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Film Review: ‘Ladybird’ — Not-So-Modern Girl

Welcome back for another film review! I’ve been wanting to watch this film for a while, and when it finally came onto Netflix I had my chance. ‘Ladybird’ is about a young girl going through high school. Set in Sacramento in 2002, the film centres on the daughter of a poor, working-class family, who is […]

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Film Review: ‘Clueless’ — Not-So-Modern Girl

Welcome back for another film review 🙂 As uni work picks up, I’ve been spending less time reading, and more time watching some films on Netflix, and ‘Clueless’ is one that I’ve been wanting to watch for ages, as I love films from the 90s. ‘Clueless’ is about a young woman, Cher, going through high […]

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Film Review: ‘Pretty Woman’ — Not-So-Modern Girl

Hi there! Welcome back for another film review 🙂 I recently got chance to watch this film- after wanting to watch it for so long- and I really enjoyed it! ‘Pretty Woman’ is a 90s film about a young “call girl” Vivian (Julia Roberts) who is hired by a business man, Edward (Richard Gere). Edward […]

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Top 5 Binge-Worthy Shows — Not-So-Modern Girl

Hi there! Welcome back for another post 🙂 Due to the current crisis, we’ve been forced to swap popping out to the cinema with friends for a quiet night in with Netflix. So today I thought I’d do a post listing my top 5 shows to binge! Maybe you’ll get a recommendation to make this […]

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Netflix Series ‘Love’: an honest representation of modern love? — Not-So-Modern Girl

Welcome back for another post 🙂 I recently binge-watched all three series’ of ‘Love’ on Netflix, using my time in lockdown to watch shows I’ve been meaning to watch for a while now. I really enjoyed this show, and it made me question to what extent ‘Love’ presents a representation of modern relationships, portraying a […]

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Guest Post: Top 5 Book-to-Film Adaptations — Not-So-Modern Girl

The following is a guest post, and is written by the lovely Mònica. Check out her blog and Twitter, and don’t forget to give her a follow! These past months have been some of the weirdest in memory, but this difficult situation has given us all some free time to read those books we’ve always […]

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Review: ‘Valley of the Dolls’ by Jacqueline Susann — Not-So-Modern Girl

Hi there, welcome back for another book review 🙂 This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn a small amount of commission from purchases made through these links. This does not affect my opinion of the book in any way! * ‘Valley Of The Dolls’ by Jacqueline Susann focuses on the experience […]

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Top 5 Books to Read this Pride Month — Not-So-Modern Girl

Hi there, welcome back for another post! This month is Pride Month, and so I thought I would put together a list of books that are great to read this time of year. So as we come to the end of June, why not check out one of these fantastic books? This post contains affiliate […]

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