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Category Archives: Reviewing through the Time Machine
This might seem like an odd statement, but it’s never been more true. I’ve been thinking it a lot for the last few years (as those who have read my review of Mr Smith Goes to Washington will know) but … Continue reading
Sorry this is so late. I had, like, three significant life crises happen all at once, and I only had this half finished by 3rd October, which was my blog’s birthday. I really wanted to get this out on the … Continue reading
Title: The Count of Monte Cristo (Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) Author: Alexandre Dumas Series/Standalone: Standalone Genre: Adventure/Revenge/Historical First Published: 1844-1845 (serialised in Journal des Débats) Edition Reviewed: Project Gutenberg ebook (released 1998, accessed 2012) and the 1997 Wordsworth Classics edition … Continue reading
Today, this most wonderful piece of nonsense rolled across my Tumblr: An Inflatable Beard of Bees! ‘None of the danger of using actual bees’ When a beekeeper wants to impress the ladies, he puts a queen bee in a small … Continue reading
Two years! Woo-woo! Thanks for keeping with me. It’s been another hell of a year, and although Life Events have meant that I wasn’t able to review quite as much as I would have liked, you’ve stuck with me, and … Continue reading
Earlier today something came across my tumblr that perpetuated a common myth. Which is to say that ‘Mary Shelley invented science fiction’. Now, if you want to say that ‘Mary Shelley was the mother of science fiction’… OK, there’s probably … Continue reading
Today marks one year since my very first post on this here writing and review site. And what a year it has been! Me with the reviewing, you with the sometimes reading my reviews. Not to mention the occasional paid … Continue reading
It’s all been very current around here lately, and although I’m desperately trying to reign in my impulse to post (because twice a week is really enough) I’m also conscious of things I said I wanted to review at the … Continue reading
Title: Pushing Daisies Original Run: 2007-2009 Starring: Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride and Kristin Chenoweth Created By: Bryan Fuller Genre: Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Quirky/Odd-ball Awards: Nominated for 57 awards, including 17 Emmy Awards; Won 18 Awards, including 7 Emmy … Continue reading