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The Poet: A dark psychological journey

June 23, 2020

The Poet by Michael Connelly is the fifth book in the Boschverse and much more of a dark psychological journey than the series up to this point. It is the first story not [...]

Atomic Blonde review

August 17, 2017

When you think of Cold War spy movies, then the default location that occurs is Berlin. Berlin, a city that must have been sensory overload of a city during that post 1945 [...]

Alien Covenant review

May 31, 2017

Halfway through Alien Covenant Mrs L dug her finger nails into my right arm. Was this due to the visceral, splatter-fest gore of exploding spinal columns? Actually, despite [...]

SPECTRE review

October 27, 2015

All the hype, a strong cast, a budget that seemed to be continually rising AND the promise of the return of an old villain… SPECTRE should, on paper, be the biggest and [...]

Crimson Peak review

October 25, 2015

Crimson Peak is the latest offering from the gothic palate of Guillermo del Toro (Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth and a whole heap of other unhinged visual treats…) Mrs [...]

The Intern review

September 29, 2015

What happens when you get bored with retirement? According to The Intern, starring Anne Hathaway and Robert DeNiro, you suit up and go to work for free in an e-commerce [...]

The Martian review

September 28, 2015

Do you remember when you used to go to gigs, get drunk and then, due to situations beyond your control, you ended up missing the last bus/train/ having no money for a cab and [...]
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