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Marvel’s The Runaways (about 6 episodes in) ****

Darn Marvel are getting everywhere.  Come to think of it, Disney owns Marvel, Star Wars, Star Trek… maybe the ground under your feet as well. Based on a comic (of course) The Runaways is about a group of teenagers—many of … Continue reading

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Avengers: Infinity War ***½

It was probably Lord of the Rings that started it all, by showing that planning or making more than one film at a time was not only possible, but could also make a shedload of cash.  Except we have gone … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades, a response

Well have been through a few life things that shook me up, perhaps more on that later, but gonna start with a certain famous/infamous franchise.  No, I’m gonna start with a boast: won some money for an erotic story competition.  … Continue reading

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Alien Covenant: *** The watched pot keeps boiling

Manage your expectations.  Go in with low ones and you will enjoy more. The first Alien movie was, I am told, innovative for being a Haunted House movie in space with a far-above-average monster.  Covenant is then exactly what it … Continue reading

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A rant about the film “Arrival”

Don’t let me spoil this film for you.  It is very well done and enjoyable, especially the first encounter with the aliens.  Most people won’t have a problem with the ending, or if they do, it won’t be as extreme … Continue reading

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A Rant about the Arrival film [Spoilers after intro paras]

Don’t let me spoil this film for you. It is very well done and enjoyable, especially the first encounter with the aliens. Most people won’t have a problem with the ending, or if they do, it won’t be as extreme … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones blog post

This is the original, uncut draft of a guest-blog about Thrones done for my friend Victoria Watson of Elementary Writers (and she does a mean proofreading service). The shorter version should be appearing there in due course. https://elementaryvwatson.wordpress.com/ Apologies for … Continue reading

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