Monthly Archives: June 2013

Movie review: The Thirteenth Warriror by John McTiernan

Directed by John McTiernan Release date: 1999 based on the novel Eaters of the Deadby Michael CrichtonGenre: historical (?) fiction action filmCast: Vladimir Kulich as Buliwyf Antonio Banderas as Ahmad ibn Fadlan Omar Sharif as Melchisidek Diane Venora as Queen WeilewClive Russell as Helfdane … Continue reading

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Review: Glow (Sky Chasers #1) by Amy Kathleen Ryan

Synopsis: What if you were bound for a new world, about to pledge your life to someone you’d been promised to since birth, and one unexpected violent attack made survival—not love—the issue?Out in the murky nebula lurks an unseen enemy: … Continue reading

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Rameau’s Review Archive: Counterpunch (Belonging #2) by Aleksandr Voinov

Originally posted on Goodreads on Feburary 8th 2013. Synopsis: Fight like a man, or die like a slave. Brooklyn Marshall used to be a policeman in London, with a wife and a promising future ahead of him. Then he accidentally … Continue reading

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Review: Blood of Victory by Alan Furst

Book info: Form: e-book, pdf Target audience: adults Genre: historical spy thriller (WWII) Synopsis: Blood of Victory is a panoramic novel, moving between Istanbul, Bucharest, Paris, Sofia and the Black Sea coast, involving German Nazi officers,Turkish secret police, Russian chekhists, … Continue reading

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Rameau’s Review Archive: Skybound by Aleksandr Voinov

Originally posted on Goodreads January 13th 2013. Synopsis: Germany, 1945. The Third Reich is on its knees as Allied forces bomb Berlin to break the last resistance. Yet on an airfield near Berlin, the battle is far from over for … Continue reading

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Movie review: The Fall by Tarsem Singh

Directed by Tarsem Singh Release date: 2006 Cast:  Roy Walker the stuntman – Lee Pace Alexandria – Cantinca Untaru Nurse Evelyn – Justine Waddell Sinclair / Governor Odious -Daniel Caltagirone   1915, the dawn of Hollywood. Roy, a movie stuntman, was gravely injured … Continue reading

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Review: Among the Living (PsyCop 01) by Jordan Castillo Price

Book info:Form: pdf e-book Genre: urban fantasy/paranormal m/m romance/crime story Target audience: adults Synopsis (from Goodreads): Victor Bayne, the psychic half of a PsyCop team, is a gay medium who’s more concerned with flying under the radar than in making waves. He … Continue reading

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Rameau’s Review Archive: Rakkautta rivien välissä (Past Secrets) by Cathy Kelly

Rameau’s Ramblings: I read the Finnish translation of Past Secrets and reviewed it on July 6th 2011 Synopsis:  They all hide secrets that won’t go away….From the outside, the welcoming, garden-adorned houses of Summer Street are the picture of Irish … Continue reading

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Movie review: Compliance directed by Craig Zobel

Written and directed by Craig Zobel Cast: Sandra – Ann Dowd  Becky – Dreama Walker ‘Police Officer’ Daniels – Pat Healy Kevin- Phillip Ettinger Synopsis: A very busy fast food joint, somewhere in one of the unnamed towns of the … Continue reading

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Rameau’s Review Archive: Divergent by Veronica Roth

Rameau’s Ramblings: Those were the days. Originally posted on Goodreads on October 24th 2011. Synopsis: In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue–Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), … Continue reading

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