Monthly Archives: January 2013

Movie review: A Cat in Paris by Jean-Loup Felicioli , Alain Gagnol

Directed By: Jean-Loup Felicioli , Alain GagnolGenre: cartoon, black comedy Release date: 2012 Synopsis: Dino is a black cat with fashionable red stripes that leads a double life. By day he pretends to be a normal pet, living a luxury … Continue reading

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Movie review: He Loves Me…He Loves Me Not ( À la folie… pas du tout) by Laetitia Colombani

Directed by Laeticia Colombani Written by Laetitia Colombani Caroline Thivel Cast: Angélique- Audrey Tautou Dr. Loïc Le Garrec – Samuel Le Bihan. David – Clement Sibony Rachel – Isabelle Carre Release date: 2003 Genre: romantic psychological thriller, black comedy Synopsis: … Continue reading

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Review: Temeraire 01 His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik

Book info: Form: pdf Genre: alternate history fantasy  Target audience: older YA and adults Synopsis: The beginning of 19th century. Imagine Napoleon Buonaparte fighting Admiral Nelson in quite unusual way – both sides use dragons of various kind and size … Continue reading

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Review: Kiss of Steel (London Steampunk 01) by Bec McMaster

Book info: Form pdf format Genre: paranormal romance, alternate history fantasy, steampunk-flavoured Target audience: adults Synopsis: After the tragic death of his father Honoria Todd found herself in dire straits: impoverished, with two younger siblings to care for, one of … Continue reading

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Review: Keeping It Real (Quantum Gravity 01) by Justina Robson

Book info: Genre: Cyberpunk/Sci-Fi/Urban Fantasy/Paranormal RomanceForm: pdf formatTarget audience: adults Synopsis: Welcome to a new world, in the aftermath of the Quantum Bomb. After ‘the explosion at the Superconducting Supercollider in Texas, at some point in the Lost Year, 2015, … Continue reading

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Movie review: Bernie directed by Richard Linklater

Directed By: Richard LinklaterWritten By: Richard Linklater Genre: Criminal comedy ?  Release date: 2012 Cast:  Bernie:Jack Black Danny Buck: Mathew McConaughey Marjoire Nugent: Shirley McLaine Synopsis: In the tiny, rural town of Carthage, TX, Bernie Tiede, an assistant funeral home director, was … Continue reading

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Review: Chasing Magic (Downside Ghosts 05) by Stacia Kane

Book info: Form: pdf format Genre: urban fantasy + romance Target audience: adults only Synopsis (from Goodreads): Magic-wielding Churchwitch and secret addict Chess Putnam knows better than anyone just how high a price people are willing to pay for a … Continue reading

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Movie review: The Cabin in the Woods by Drew Goddard

Directed by Drew GoddardGenre: Mystery and suspense horrorWritten by Joss Whedon and Drew GoddardCast:Dana: Kristen ConnollyJules: Ana HutchinsonHolden: Jesse WilliamsCurt: Chris HemsworthMarty: Fran Kranz Synopsis: Five college students, Dana, Jules, Holden, Curt and Marty, want to spend a weekend far … Continue reading

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Ashes of Honor (October Daye 06) by Seanan McGuire

Book info:Form: pdfGenre: UFTarget audience: older YA and adultsOther parts in this series: Rosemary and Rue (October Daye, Book 1) A Local Habitation (October Daye, Book 2) An Artificial Night (October Daye, Book 3) Late Eclipses (October Daye, Book 4) … Continue reading

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Movie review: Haywire directed by Steven Sodenbergh

Directed by Steven SodenberghWritten by Lem DobbsGenre: action-packed thriller Cast: Mallory Kane: Gina KaranoKenneth Jay, Mallory’s boss: Evan McGregorAaron Henry: Channing TatumOlivier Coblenz: Michael DouglasPaul (MI6 agent) Michael Fassbender Synopsis: A guy called Aaron walks into a roadside diner in upstate New … Continue reading

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