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This post is going to seem wildly off topic. I’m sure it will garner easy trolls, as well as people who don’t think they’re trolling but feel I’ve made a Serious Lapse In Taste of which I’ll need to be … Continue reading
Well, that was the best episode of Doctor Who we have seen in a very long time. It was near perfect in execution, nodded to a past that charts back before 2005, and had some deep, troubling and interestingly explored … Continue reading
I rather enjoyed this episode. Have I surprised you? I’ve seen a lot of disappointment on Twitter, contrasted with a bunch of other people shouting about how it was PERFECT and haters are gonna hate. Given my feelings about recent … 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
I heard something on Radio 4 this morning that set a fire in my brain. It connected with all kinds of things that have been bubbling beneath the surface for the last few weeks – a bunch of ideas and … Continue reading
Some of you may remember that earlier this year I was inspired by Warpcore SF to track statistics on the gender of lead characters in the things I review. A lot of talk is bandied about regarding the gender of … Continue reading
(Index of previous ADwD posts here.) I know, I know, it’s been an age, but I haven’t forgotten you, you mad cap fools who for some reason are interested in what I have to say about every single chapter of … Continue reading
Title: Looper Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Jeff Daniels, and Pierce Gagnon Written by: Rian Johnson Directed by: Rian Johnson So. This was the film that everybody loved. I have literally not heard a single person say a … Continue reading
I really meant to review this ages ago, but it had the misfortune of airing at pretty much exactly the start of the shittiest part of my year, and I didn’t really review much of anything (or do much of … Continue reading
Title: The Glass Slipper Cinematic release: 1955 Starring: Leslie Caron and Michael Wilding Written by: Helen Deutsch Directed by: Charles Walters Genre: Fairytale/Fantasy/Romance Price: Only available on VHS. Available on eBay at time of posting at £15.75 + £11.49 P&P … Continue reading