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Read Along with Rhube #29: Chapters 57 and 58

(Index of previous ADwD posts here.) Just as an FYI, we’re now up to p. 754, and this post will take us up to p. 792. It would have been well-useful if I had started out by recording such helpful … Continue reading

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Read Along with Rhube #28: Chapters 55 and 56

(Index of previous ADwD posts here.) I know, I know, it’s been an age, but I haven’t forgotten you, you mad cap fools who for some reason are interested in what I have to say about every single chapter of … Continue reading

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Review: Looper, AKA ‘It would have been so easy not to be sexist: WHY?!’

Title: Looper Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Jeff Daniels, and Pierce Gagnon Written by: Rian Johnson Directed by: Rian Johnson So. This was the film that everybody loved. I have literally not heard a single person say a … 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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Review: Doctor Who, ‘A Town Called Mercy’

OK, when Doctor Who wins its obligatory Hugo next year, I vote we give it to this episode. I thought that was stonking. That said, I can see my Twitter feed is already a flutter with voices of dissent. I … Continue reading

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Review: Dredd 3D

Title: Dredd 3D UK Cinematic Release: 7st September 2012 Worldwide Cinematic Release: 21st September 2012 Starring: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey, and Wood Harris Written by: Alex Garland Directed by: Pete Travis Cinematography by: Anthony Dod Mantle Audio Description: … Continue reading

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Read Along With Rhube #27: Chapters 53 and 54

(Index of previous ADwD posts here.) I probably won’t manage to get a review done for The Hollow Crown, Part II until tomorrow, as I’m going to a party tonight. But fear not! I have returned to Read Along with … Continue reading

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The Hollow Crown, Part I: Richard II

The Hollow Crown is the BBC’s daring new production of four of Shakespeare’s history plays: Richard II; Henry IV, Parts I and II; and Henry V. Of these four plays I had read them all, but only seen Henry V, … Continue reading

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‘Forget Prometheus. It should have been Electra.’

If you liked my review of Prometheus, or even if you didn’t, you may wish to go read Lauren Beukes’ review and suggested alternate plot. She’s absolutely right. There was a missed opportunity, here, and Lauen’s suggestion would have been … Continue reading

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Review: Prometheus

Title: Prometheus Cinematic Release: 2012 Starring: Noomi Rapace, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green, Charlize Theron, and Michael Fassbender Written by: Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof Directed by: Sir Ridley Scott There has been an awful lot of hype about … Continue reading

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