Monthly Archives: January 2019

Movie review: Ready Player One directed by Steven Spielberg

Product info: Based on Ernest Cline’s sci-fi novel, READY PLAYER ONE takes place in a dismal 2045, where most people live in utter squalor. As technology is booming, they choose to spend most of their time online in a virtual … Continue reading

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Angeline by Karleen Bradford

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Stunned by the blistering heat, the noise, the sea of faces crowding in upon her in the teeming Egyptian market, Angeline cannot believe that she is being sold as a slave to one of the great princes … Continue reading

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Runa by Vera Buck

Synopsis: Mental health clinic Salpêtrière in Paris. A young medicine student from Switzerland called Jori helps the powerful and famous director Charcot to prepare his famous lectures by collecting fresh batch of patients from their homes. Jori is doubly motivated … Continue reading

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Movie review: Mission Impossible: Fallout directed by Christopher McQuarrie

Synopsis: Two years after Solomon Lane’s capture the remains of his organization “the Syndicate” have reformed into a terrorist group named “the Apostles”. Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is assigned to intercept three stolen plutonium cores in Berlin before the Apostles can … Continue reading

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