Monthly Archives: March 2018

Annihilation (2018) Review

8/10 The story around Annihilation (2018) is just as interesting as the film itself. It will probably go down in history as not only a cult classic for science fiction and horror fans, but it is also part of the … Continue reading

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John Wyndham – The Midwich Cuckoos (1957) Review

7/10 In the quiet, unremarkable town of Midwich, all is calm. Until a mysterious silver object falls from the sky, and afterwards, all the women in the town are discovered to be pregnant. They all give birth to identical boys … Continue reading

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Brandon Sanderson – Oathbringer (2017) Review

Series: The Stormlight Archive, book 3 Genre: epic fantasy My rating: 7/10 Perhaps I should start with what I hoped that this book would achieve. After two Stormlight Archive novels and more than 2,000 pages, I still wasn’t feeling that … Continue reading

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The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) Review

8/10 There is this boy, Martin (Barry Keoghan), and as soon as the film is underway you know there is something off about this guy. We follow Dr. Stephen Murphy (Colin Farrell) as he goes about his job, while getting … Continue reading

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Alastair Reynolds – Absolution Gap (2003) Review

Genre: science fiction series: Revelation Space 3 (or 4) My rating: 8.5/10 Numerous negative reviews online had scared me away from buying this book for the longest time. But a feeling that I should continue Clavain’s story nagged at me, … Continue reading

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Steven Pinker – Enlightenment Now (2018) Review

“My attempt is to restate the ideals of the Enlightenment in the language and concepts of the 21st century.” That’s Steven Pinker’s own stated goal for this book, which is sort of a sequel to his highly appreciated book The … Continue reading

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Paddington 2 (2017) Review

8/10 When I first saw the trailer for Paddington (2014), the first movie, I didn’t think well of it. It looked like a very childish movie, obviously marketed to children, employing some cheap CGI to make a quick buck. However, … Continue reading

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