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Friday, April 15, 2016

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Fangirl Friday: Doctor Strange, Avatar Sequels + More!


HELLO!

This week has gone by very fast and I do mean very fast! The fact that I am one day closer to graduating High School makes me so happy because I will have more time to sit down, relax and, most importantly, read. I haven't read in a while and that's very sad. I blame school for cramming so much information during this time of year. *Sigh* Oh well, at least I have some things to look forward to such as the new Marvel movie Doctor Strange!
Guys, watch the trailer with me here and we'll watch it and 'fangirl' together. Shall we?
 

I am so excited to see Benedict Cumberbatch in the Marvel industry alongside with Rachel McAdams and Tilda Swinton whom I have recognized seeing her from the first Narnia movie! The movie looks like it's going to have a more powerful storyline compared to The Avengers movies. I'm glad Marvel is going through this time where they are bringing their comics to life and and for us fans having the experience to get to see these fantastic comics on the big screen. Doctor Strange is going to be released in theaters on November 4th of 2016 (according to the IMDB site).

Summary: "After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant and conceited surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil." (Credited to IMDB)

Along with the movie topic, I heard a little birdie say that Mr. James Cameron confirmed that he will make 4 more sequels to the biggest blockbuster movie of all time, Avatar (2009). He plans to release the first sequel on Christmas of 2018, and the last three on 2020, 2022, and 2023.

Well, I don't know about you guys but I am pleasantly surprised by the fact he wants to create more content about this world in Pandora. I enjoyed the film when it first came out but now that I look back at it... I don't think it was that big of a deal. I mean during that time, yes it was a big deal because of the 3D thing going on and how it was a big break through in the cinematic industry and the CGI made everyone amazed. I am hoping that this "Saga of his" is as great and magical like James Cameron says it will be. I'm sure it will be better than the first one but I'm also sure there will be other films that will certainly compete with his movies in the near future. I will go see it just to see how awesome the film actually will be. But that will be in like two years from now so all we have to do now is wait.

YAY for more book cover releases!

USA TODAY released the cover of A Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess with an excerpt!

I'll leave the summary of the book here but you can click HERE to read the excerpt!

Title: A Shadow Bright and Burning
Author: Jessica Cluess
Released on: September 20th 2016
Summary:
Henrietta Howel can burst into flames.
Forced to reveal her power to save a friend, she's shocked when instead of being executed, she's invited to train as one of Her Majesty's royal sorcerers.

Thrust into the glamour of Victorian London, Henrietta is declared the chosen one, the girl who will defeat the Ancients, bloodthirsty demons terrorizing humanity. She also meets her fellow sorcerer trainees, handsome young men eager to test her power and her heart. One will challenge her. One will fight for her. One will betray her.

But Henrietta Howel is not the chosen one.
As she plays a dangerous game of deception, she discovers that the sorcerers have their own secrets to protect. With battle looming, what does it mean to not be the one? And how much will she risk to save the city--and the one she loves?

Exhilarating and gripping, Jessica Cluess's spellbinding fantasy introduces Henrietta Howel, a powerful, unforgettable heroine, and an entertaining world filled with magic, monsters, and mayhem.



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Lupe

Lupe is a 19-year-old Latina who loves to read and watch movies and share her thoughts/opinions about them! Her all time favorite series consists of Bloodlines and Vampire Academy (among others), and her favorite author is Richelle Mead. You can find more of her book and movie reviews (and pandas) over at CatchingBookz.