Monthly Archives: November 2015

Movie review: Ex Machina (2015) directed by Alex Garland

Movie info: Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a young, promising programmer works for an American  internet-search giant, Blue Book. One day he finds out he’s just won the first prize in his company’s competition – it consists of spending a week … Continue reading

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Review: Cottonwood by R. Lee Smith

Synopsis: Imagine the aliens exist and finally landed on Earth – approximately 28 years ago. However they are closer to space immigrants or refugees than to technologically advanced super-human gurus. In fact they look a bit like big biped bugs … Continue reading

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Movie review: Afflicted (2013) directed by Derek Lee, Clif Prowse

Movie info: Childhood friends Clif Prowse and Derek Lee have decided to venture all over the world to film their travel web series “Ends of the Earth”. Derek is making the trip in spite of his doctor’s advice, as he … Continue reading

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Reviewing a classic: The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevski

Synopsis (mostly from Goodreads): Returning to Russia from a sanatorium in Switzerland an epileptic young man and also a descendant of one of the oldest Russian lines of nobility, Prince Myshkin, finds himself enmeshed in a tangle of love. He is … Continue reading

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Movie review: 28 Days Later (2003) directed by Danny Boyle

Movie info: Animal activists invade a laboratory with the intention of releasing chimpanzees that are undergoing experimentation. They don’t know that the animals have been infected by a new virus that causes rage. After ignoring the pleas of a scientist on … Continue reading

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Review: Heat by R. Lee Smith

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Earth. A world quarantined since its discovery by the Far-Reachers of Jota’s history. And where the fortunes of slavers and chemists have been made ever since. It was to Earth that Kanetus E’Var, the son of Jota’s … Continue reading

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Movie review: The Canal directed by Ivan Kavanagh (2014)

With this review I am officially starting a series of November movie horrors which I am going to watch and present here once a week – usually closer to the weekend. If you like horrors do visit regularly – maybe … Continue reading

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Review: Black Run (Rocco Schiavone 01) by Antonio Manzini

I got this one courtesy of Heidenkind/Tasha – thank you my dear! You rock! Synopsis (from Goodreads): The dark flanks of the Alps tower over everything. Wind whistles through the fir trees. An expanse of ice and snow with no … Continue reading

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