Category Archives: Reviewing through the Time Machine

The Third Annual Serene Wombles

Sorry this is so late. I had, like, three significant life crises happen all at once, and I only had this half finished by 3rd October, which was my blog’s birthday. I really wanted to get this out on the … Continue reading

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Reviewing through the Time Machine: The Count of Monte Cristo

Title: The Count of Monte Cristo (Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) Author: Alexandre Dumas Series/Standalone: Standalone Genre: Adventure/Revenge/Historical First Published: 1844-1845 (serialised in Journal des Débats) Edition Reviewed: Project Gutenberg ebook (released 1998, accessed 2012) and the 1997 Wordsworth Classics edition … Continue reading

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Reviewing Through the Time Machine: Inexplicable Objects

Today, this most wonderful piece of nonsense rolled across my Tumblr: An Inflatable Beard of Bees! ‘None of the danger of using actual bees’ When a beekeeper wants to impress the ladies, he puts a queen bee in a small … Continue reading

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The Second Annual Serene Wombles

Two years! Woo-woo! Thanks for keeping with me. It’s been another hell of a year, and although Life Events have meant that I wasn’t able to review quite as much as I would have liked, you’ve stuck with me, and … Continue reading

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Reviewing Through the Time Machine: Robocop

Title: Robocop Cinematic release: 1987 Starring: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Ronny Cox, Kurtwood Smith, Miguel Ferrer, Robert DoQui, and Dan O’Herlihy Written by: Edward Neumeier and Michael Miner Directed by: Paul Verhoeven Genre: Science fiction, action, ultra-violence Awards: Won the … Continue reading

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Reviewing through the Time Machine: Remembering Margaret Cavendish

Earlier today something came across my tumblr that perpetuated a common myth. Which is to say that ‘Mary Shelley invented science fiction’. Now, if you want to say that ‘Mary Shelley was the mother of science fiction’… OK, there’s probably … Continue reading

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The Serene Wombles

Today marks one year since my very first post on this here writing and review site. And what a year it has been! Me with the reviewing, you with the sometimes reading my reviews. Not to mention the occasional paid … Continue reading

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Reviewing Through the Time Machine: The Wolf Within, by Pamela Belle

It’s all been very current around here lately, and although I’m desperately trying to reign in my impulse to post (because twice a week is really enough) I’m also conscious of things I said I wanted to review at the … Continue reading

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Reviewing Through the Time Machine: Pushing Daisies

Title: Pushing Daisies Original Run: 2007-2009 Starring: Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride and Kristin Chenoweth Created By: Bryan Fuller Genre: Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Quirky/Odd-ball Awards: Nominated for 57 awards, including 17 Emmy Awards; Won 18 Awards, including 7 Emmy … Continue reading

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Reviewing through the Time Machine: Bell, Book and Candle

Title: Bell, Book and Candle Cinematic release: 1968 Starring: James Stewart and Kim Novak Written by: Daniel Taradash Directed by: Richard Quine Genre: Fantasy/Romantic Comedy Awards: Nominated for two Academy Awards and one Golden Globe Price: £3.49 on Amazon at … Continue reading

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