Tag Archives: London

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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