Category Archives: Books

LIFE OF PI [REVIEW]

Life of Pi brings a whole new meaning to the nautical term “there’s no room to swing a cat,” with the bulk of the film being centred around the 227 days protagonist Pi (Suraj Sharma) spends trapped on a boat … Continue reading

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THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY INTO THE SILMARILLION [REVIEW]

Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) just wants to be left alone to blow smoke rings and eat a healthy six meals a day. What he doesn’t want is a flood of dwarves raiding his larder and a wizard telling him to … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH JIM BUTCHER

WARNING: Contains a spoiler if you haven’t read Ghost Story yet. For years now my friends have been bugging me to get into The Dresden Files. I didn’t know what they were, other than a long series of books. They told me … Continue reading

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ON THE ROAD [REVIEW]

It’s a sunny day and a group of men are laughing on the back of a truck as it rockets past what looks like endless dust and barren land. They pass a bottle around and sing about jailbait sweethearts; one … Continue reading

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COSMOPOLIS [REVIEW]

Cosmopolis sits in an uncomfortable place in my mind. Before seeing it, the trailer made it look like a Sci Fi epic; full of action, suspense and dystopian visions of the future. When actually in the cinema I went from … Continue reading

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QUESTION FOR BRET EASTON ELLIS?

Then head onto twitter RIGHT NOW. Half an hour ago, the author simply posted “Questions”, and is currently answering all enquiries from “Which of your books should I read first” to “Favourite Shampoo”. Get asking, and see his answers so … Continue reading

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JOHN CARTER: AN EPIC FAIL 60 YEARS IN THE MAKING [REVIEW]

The poster for John Carter looks like Sawyer from Lost battling two trolls from the Mines of Moria in the Star Wars gladiator arena. The fact that this says pretty much nothing about the plot of the film seemed not … Continue reading

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