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We need to talk about America’s Next Top Model

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

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Review: Game of Thrones, Season 2

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

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Review: The Dark Knight Rises

Title: The Dark Knight Rises Cinematic release: 2012 Starring: Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Morgan Freeman, and Michael Caine Written by: Christopher Nolan and David S Goyer Directed by: Christopher Nolan I’d been … Continue reading

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Review: The Amazing Spider-man

Title: The Amazing Spider-man Cinematic Release: 2012 Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Martin Sheen, Sally Field, and Irrfan Khan Written by: James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent, and Steve Kloves Directed by: Marc Webb There are two things … Continue reading

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Review: Prometheus

Title: Prometheus Cinematic Release: 2012 Starring: Noomi Rapace, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green, Charlize Theron, and Michael Fassbender Written by: Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof Directed by: Sir Ridley Scott There has been an awful lot of hype about … Continue reading

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Review: Rome Burning, by Sophia McDougall

Title: Rome Burning Author: Sophia McDougall Series/Stand alone: Volume Two of the Romanitas Trilogy Genre: Alternate History/Fantasy First Published: 2007 Edition Reviewed: Orion Books/Gollancz (2008) Hb/Pb/ebook: Paperback Price: Available from Amazon Market Place from £0.01 (+P&P) at time of posting. … Continue reading

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Reviewing Through the Time Machine: The Glass Slipper

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

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Review: Romanitas, by Sophia McDougall

Title: Romanitas Author: Sophia McDougall Series/Stand alone: Volume One of the Romanitas Trilogy Genre: Alternate History/Fantasy First Published: 2005 Edition Reviewed: Gollancz (2011) Hb/Pb/ebook: ebook – Kindle Price: £4.99 on Amazon at time of posting. Plot: Rome never died. The … Continue reading

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Read Along with Rhube 14: A Dance with Dragons, Chapters 27 & 28

(Index to previous A Dance with Dragons posts, here.) An aside about the physical object: I still have no regrets about buying the hulking mass of maybe-I-won’t-read-this-one-whilst-I-walk-to-work; I still think the cover art is chic and stylish; the matt finish, … Continue reading

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Torchwood: Mircale Day – Finale

(Index to previous Torchwood reviews here.) I feel like I’m the only person on the Internet who’s going to say this, but I thought this was non-stop bad-ass awesome. I simply don’t comprehend the level of vitriol this season has … Continue reading

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