General, The 140 Character Review

The 140 Character Review: Welcome Back!

Guys, I read a lot books. I watch a lot of TV and film. I take into account other people’s opinions when I choose what to read and write, but I am quite bad at reviewing things myself. OK, I know not everyone is going to care what I think or what I say, but it’s nice to be able to give a little bit back to the bookish and TV/Film world, to review what I read/watch, and to keep a record of what it made me think at the time. This year, I’ve also set some pretty big goals and resolutions, namely reviewing everything I read, so I thought that a helping hand was needed.

So, with this in mind, I have decided to bring back my old blogging meme The 140 Character Review.Β Quite simply, it is a review that could be composed and completed within the length of a tweet (well, before they upped the character limit!) The time taken to review something in such a short format is a lot less than writing a full review, but it still captures my thoughts and feelings. I also find that writing with such a low count makes you think concisely and clearly about the media you have consumed.Β  Continue reading “The 140 Character Review: Welcome Back!”

General, The 140 Character Review

The 140 character review – Welcome Back

I know I said that I was restarting this idea a couple of months ago, and then never actually did. But this time, I really am. I’m going to try and make it a regular Sunday posting on my blog. To give you an idea of what this is all about, click here.

I’ve also popped a few examples from posts gone by, with a link to the original 140 character review post: Continue reading “The 140 character review – Welcome Back”

General, The 140 Character Review

The 140 character TV show review – I blame Netflix

Netflix. What did we do without Netflix? How did I procrastinate? What did I watch? Netflix is the sole reason I have watched as many epsiodes of TV shows and seen as many films as I have. Gone are the days of watchig things on the TV at home, gone are the days of LoveFilm sending DVD’s to your house (LoveFilm really need to catch up!), it’s just all about Netflix. Continue reading “The 140 character TV show review – I blame Netflix”