Monthly Archives: October 2017

Ingrid Goes West (2017) Review

7/10 This is the story of Ingrid (Aubrey Plaza), a young woman who frequently loses herself in the make-believe world of Instagram. She’s a very lonely woman who puts all of her self-worth in the hands of likes, emojis and … Continue reading

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China Mieville – The Last Days of New Paris (2016) Review

7/10 What a very, very unusual novella. Ok, so this is Paris in the 1940s and the Nazis are trying to take over the city. We follow the resistance fighter Thibaut as he undertakes an exhausting trip through the abandoned … Continue reading

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Brigsby Bear (2017) review

8/10 Aah! How to talk about this movie without giving anything away? The first half hour is nothing but intriguing revelations and it is best to go into this movie not knowing anything about it. I can try to tell … Continue reading

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Dave Hutchinson – Europe in Winter (2016) Review

Genre: science fiction Series: Fractured Europe series, part 3 My rating: 8/10 Based on interviews and blog posts by Dave Hutchinson, a picture becomes clear that the Fractured Europe series was not envisioned in its entirety from the start. The … Continue reading

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Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Review

9/10 Thoughts about Blade Runner 2049 (SPOILERS) Character arcs and viewer experience: The character arc of Detective K touches on all the philosophical questions about robots and consciousness that the first Blade Runner film touched on as well. But K’s … Continue reading

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James S.A. Corey – Leviathan Wakes (2011) Review

Genre: science fiction My rating: 7.5/10 I am very late to this party, and the whole world is already reading this series or watching the TV show. So, for my first paragraph I will just regurgitate some essential facts about … Continue reading

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Knight of Cups (2015) Review

7/10 I can’t escape the feeling that Terrence Malick just walked around with his cinematographer Lubezki and just filmed whatever they came across, trusting that the film would be created in editing, and that the brain’s power of association would … Continue reading

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