When it came time to think over New Year's resolutions, I decided that I would try to make an effort to branch out in terms of the genres I normally read. Since it's now February, you can probably guess I haven't done that yet so here I am writing this as not only a venting session of sorts but also as a way to hold myself accountable.
Recent events surrounding the 2020 election and US politics have caused many to remember and reference George Orwell’s novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four for its stark similarities to today’s political climate. Now, the somewhat prophetic, dystopian novel is set for TV after former ABC chief Paul Lee’s independent studio Wiip optioned the rights to Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s stage show of the same name.
A comparison of the 21st century state of sociopolitical affairs with the “Orwellian” thoughts instigated in "1984" would deem the novel as one that could have been conceptualized not almost a century ago, but last week, or even yesterday.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so why don't you take this quiz and see what your fate would be if you happened to find yourself on a dystopian world (other than our own, of course).
Today marks the seventh anniversay of the movie premiere for Suzanne Collins' Catching Fire, the second installment of The Hunger Games trilogy. In honor of the day that the best movie of the series was released, I'm sharing the seven best Peeta quotes to honor the seventh year this amazing story caught fire in our hearts.