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Reviews: daft fun in Rampage

April 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rampage, Directed by Brad Peyton, Starring Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman, Jeffrey Dean Morgan Dwayne Johnson and a Giant Gorilla go head to head against a giant Alligator and a giant Wolf – what’s...

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Reviews: Truth or Dare

April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Truth or Dare, Directed by Jeff Wadlow, Starring Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane, Sophia Ali, Landon Liboiron A horror movie mixing the urban legend style of Candyman and the horror scenes of Final Destination....

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Reviews: Love and Life in China – Our Story

April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Our Story: a Memoir of Love and Life in China, Rao Pingru, Square Peg/Vintage Books “All we children knew about them was that books were among the good things of this world.” This was an...

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Reviews: Arm of the Sphinx

April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Arm of the Sphinx, Josiah Bancroft, Orbit Books (cover art by Ian Leino, design by Lauren Panepinto) “Some scholars believe the Sphinx must be a supreme mesmerist to bring so many to ruin. He spellbinds...

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Scene & Heard: Times Like These, David Ziggy Greene, September Books I’ve admired David Ziggy Greene’s refreshing style of comics reportage for several years, and still have a nice, signed copy of his first, self-published...

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Reviews: Back from the Undead – The Cured

April 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Cured, Directed by David Freyne, Starring Ellen Page, Sam Keeley, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Stuart Graham, Paula Malcomson, Hilda Fay A post-Zombie infection movie starring Ellen Page and shot in Dublin. Instead of the more common...

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Ready Player One, Directed by Steven Spielberg, Starring¬†Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn,¬†Lena Waithe, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg, Mark Rylance Steven Spielberg brings Ernest Cline’s bestselling science fiction novel to the big screen, and I’m...

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Reviews: psychological horror in Unsane

March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Unsane, Directed by Steven Soderbergh, Starring Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah Psychological horror-thriller from Steven Soderbergh. A young woman looks for help from a hospital and ends up being unwittingly committed for a number...

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Pacific Rim: Uprising, Directed by Steven S. DeKnight, Starring Scott Eastwood, Adria Arjona, Tian Jing, John Boyega, Rinko Kikuchi It’s been ten years since the breach in the Pacific Ocean was sealed through the heroic...

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Reviews: Lara returns in Tomb Raider

March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tomb Raider, Directed by Roar Uthaug, Starring Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, Kristin Scott Thomas Gaming icon (and indeed pop culture icon too) Lara Croft returns to our screens. This time we’re...

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