Tag Archives: fantasy

Read Along With Rhube: A Dance With Dragons – Prologue & Chapter 1

There are already ample reviews of George R R Martin’s latest plump volume. I was never going to get ahead of the curve on this one, and I have no intention of rushing the pleasure of reading such a sumptuously … Continue reading

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Charmed Life, by Diana Wynne Jones

Title: Charmed Life Author: Diana Wynne Jones Series/Standalone: Originally a standalone, but spawned several Chrestomanci involved books Genre: Fantasy First Published: 1977 Edition Reviewed: Collins Modern Classics 2001 (illustration is a different edition, but I like it better) Hb/Pb: Paperback … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones – A Reflective

You may recall that I blogged six months ago at the precise moment when my squee for the proposed HBO adaptation of A Game of Thrones reached a level at which I felt I could say with conviction ‘This is … Continue reading

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Possession

Title: Possession Release: 2009 Starring: Sarah Michelle Geller and Lee Pace Written by: Michael Petroni and Won-mi Byun Directed by: Joel Bergvall and Simon Sandquist Genre: Psychological Thriller Price: Available from Amazon Marketplace from £5.78 at time of posting (only … Continue reading

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Part II of my article on the end of The Dark Tower

So, things are somewhat less than 100% serene in Wombledonia at the moment, but one awesome thing that happened yesterday is that the second part of my article on the end of the Dark Tower came out in Hub. I’m … Continue reading

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Green Lantern

I really, really like superhero films. I like space. I like people with powers. I like skin-tight jumpsuits. I like secret identity angst. Although I do not think all superhero movies are good, they rarely bore me. X-men 3 was … Continue reading

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X-Men: First Class

Except for the exceptions, this movie is exceptional. If there’s one superhero movie you should make the time to see this year, it’s this one. I haven’t decided yet whether to regard it as my favourite superhero movie of all … Continue reading

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