Tag Archive: book

Book Review: ‘Ghosts in the Machine’ by Tobacco Jones

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When we received a copy of this novel in the post we didn’t know what to make of it. The title echoed Ghost in the Shell and the blurb suggested similar themes, and the… Continue reading

Is ’50 Shades of Grey’ More Than a ‘Twilight’ Rip-Off?

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This may come as no surprise to you savvy internet types, but Twilight is directly responsible for the printed bile that is 50 Shades of Grey. But when this is brought up with the 50 Shades target demographic… Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Greg Sestero

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The Room has become a modern midnight movie with hordes of followers around the world. The writer/director/producer/star of the movie, Tommy Wiseau, has caught the attention of movie world, but it’s his close… Continue reading

Reviewing the Books I Read in High School English (Pt. 1)

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The selection of books that you are assigned to read in high school English class can be tiresome, enjoyable…even life changing. Regardless of how they impact on you as a reader you don’t… Continue reading

Movie Review – ‘Filth’

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Note – Filth was released in Scotland on Sep 27th and the rest of the UK on Oct 4th. It’s US release date at time of writing is unknown. * “Scotland. This nation… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’

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Author: Robert Galbraith (better known as J.K. Rowling) Plot: In the months following the apparent suicide of world renown supermodel Lula Landry her adopted brother hires private detective Cormoran Strike to prove that it was actually… Continue reading

Book Review: “The Bling Ring”

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Author: Nancy Jo Sales Plot: The true journalistic account of how a group of celebrity obsessed teenagers staged a series of burglaries targeting the homes of Pairs Hilton, Lindsay Lohan and other trendy celebrities. Review: The… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Encounters of Sherlock Holmes’

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Author: Various Publisher: Titan Plot: A collection of short stories by different authors exploring the trails and tribulations of Sherlock Holmes. Review: Reviewing a book like this is a complete pain in the arse.… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Plague Nation’ by Dana Fredsti

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Now here’s a book review that is long over due (thanks in no part to Australia Post whose delivery times seem to be decided by a dice roll). One of the reasons why… Continue reading

Harry Potter Spin-Offs We Want to See

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One of the great things about being a geek is the fact that the various franchises we love often take place in deep immersive universes, which serve as a treasure trove of stories.… Continue reading