Monthly Archives: February 2018

The Shape of Water (2017) Review

9/10 I love the sense of focus and energy behind this film. You get the sense that everything about the film, from the sets to the camera movement to the acting to the music… everything has passed meticulous care and … Continue reading

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Joe Abercrombie – Last Argument of Kings (2008) Review

Series: First Law, book 3 Genre: epic fantasy / grimdark My rating: 8.5/10 Last argument of kings starts out a bit rough, and it has to do with Abercrombie’s odd plotting. The third book finds us at a strange crossroads … Continue reading

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Black Panther (2018) Review

7.5/10 Black Panther tells the origin story of the superhero Black Panther, a King of the fictional African hermit kingdom Wakanda. Although, his origin is quickly told: as the heir to the throne of the nation, he inherits the superhero … Continue reading

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My limbo of unfinished book series

Does it ever happen to you that you read the first novel of a series – usually a debut novel that at the time that you bought it had no sequels yet – and then you never read the rest … Continue reading

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Kameron Hurley – The Stars Are Legion (2017) Review

8.5/10 The Stars Are Legion starts with a staggering feat of world-building and an intriguing premise. We meet Zan, a military leader who keeps losing the same fight and each time is sent back with her memory wiped. Each time … Continue reading

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The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) Review

5.5/10 The Cloverfield Paradox is a nice ride of creepy events happening. That is most of what this movie is. A crew is stuck on a disabled space station, and one by one the crewmates are confronted by something horrific … Continue reading

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Embrace of the Serpent (2015) Review

8/10 Seen from the perspective of a tribesman living in the Amazon jungle, an ailing white man is delivered by boat on his doorstep. The man, a German researcher named Theodor, is sick and dying, and asks the tribesman for … Continue reading

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