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Kingsman: The Golden Circle
A Review

This weekend, I had the privilege of watching the 2nd installment of the Kingsman franchise, Kingsman: The Golden Circle , directed by Matthew Vaughn. IF YOU DO NOT WANT SPOILERS, DO NOT CONTINUE READING.  K? K. The sequel picks up shortly after the end of the first movie with Eggsy (Taron Egerton) engaging in a fast-paced car chase in which one of our villains is introduced. The character's face is vaguely familiar, and it turns out he's the spurned Kingsman applicant from the last movie - Charlie (Edward Horcroft, see right) - except he's missing an arm. Well, it's less missing than it is replaced by a shiny, metal one with bionic strength and such. Within minutes of the chase's conclusion, Vaughn unceremoniously wipes out the majority of the characters we grew to love in the first movie (the loss of one character hit a whole lot harder than the others, but I'll leave that tidbit for when you watch). We also find out that Charlie is report

Week 39: NaNoWriMo

It's almost October, which can only mean 1 thing: NANOWRIMO IS COMING Last year was a massive failure. I think I got maybe  10k words in, even less than that if memory serves. To be fair, this time last year I was busy with nursing prerequisites (Anatomy & Physiology is no joke , guys), but I still feel like I could have cranked out at least half of the required 50k. But that's neither here nor there. It's a new year, and I will be writing come November. Woo! In previous years, I've mostly been a pants-er , but I'm going to have a whirl at plotting this time around just to see if I get different results. I'm also going to be rehashing a novel I've been writing for a while (I swear, I feel like I've been procrastinating writing this one for years now). I love the premise, I love the characters I've come up with, and it's high time I write it, even if it sucks. I have a Novlr account and plan on using that all month long as