Tag Archives: London

Movie review: The Mummy (2017) directed by Alex Kurtzman

Product info: Nick Morton (Tom Cruise) is a soldier of fortune who plunders ancient sites for timeless artifacts and sells them to the highest bidder. When Nick and his partner come under attack in the Middle East, the ensuing battle … Continue reading

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Movie review: Franklyn directed by Gerald McMorrow (2008)

I would like to thank dearest Melfka who told me about this film – you rock! Product info (from Wikipedia): Split between the parallel realities of contemporary London and the otherworldly metropolis of Meanwhile City, Franklyn follows the tales of … Continue reading

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Movie review: I, Anna (2012) directed by Barnaby Southcombe

Movie info: DCI Bernie Reid (Gabriel Byrne) cannot sleep due to personal problems. He is cruising London at night when he hears over the radio that a man was brutally murdered in one of high rise apartment buildings. While entering the … Continue reading

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A Sticky End (Mitch Mitchell Mystery 03) by James Lear

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Best friends and sometimes lovers Edward “Mitch” Mitchell and Harry “Boy” Morgan have been in terrible jams before — their adventures of murder, mystery, and unstoppable sex have madeThe Back Passage and The Secret Tunnel international bestellers. … 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: The Naming of the Beasts (Felix Castor 05) by Mike Carey

Synopsis: Felix Castor, known as Fix, is a London lay exorcist, currently self-employed. If you think that ‘lay’ and ‘exorcist’ constitute an oxymoron, think again. Felix hasn’t been to church since he was 6; still he firmly believes in Heavens, … Continue reading

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Review: The Unlikely Spy by Daniel Silva

Synopsis: “In wartime,” Winston Churchill wrote, “truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.” For Britain’s counterintelligence operations, this meant finding the unlikeliest agent imaginable-a history professor named Alfred Vicary, handpicked by Churchill … Continue reading

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