Tag Archives: thriller

Zero by Marc Elsberg

Synopsis: A new social newtork company, Freeme, is unique. Not only it allows you to earn quite a lot by selling your personal data, gathered in their database, but also it helps you advising how to become , happier, cooler, … Continue reading

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Movie review: Lucy directed by Luc Besson

Synopsis: Lucy (Scarlett Johansson) is a pretty, careless student on a grant in an unspecified Asiatic country (China?  Korea? Taiwan? Wikipedia claims it’s Taiwan but I am sceptical). She tries not to waste too much time on study and such … Continue reading

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Review: Horns by Joe Hill

Synopsis: One morning Ignatius Perrish woke up in his flat, completely hung over after an all-night bender, and found a nice pair of small horns growing on both sides his forehead. Just like that. Ig wasn’t the worst or the … Continue reading

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Movie review: Big Bad Wolves written and directed by Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado

I would like to thank my dearest Rameau for directing me toward this one – you rock! Synopsis: A trio of young children are playing hide and seek around what could be called a ruined motel or cabin in the … Continue reading

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Review: Mistaken Enemy by Dennis A. Nehamen

I got a complimentary e-copy of this novel from the publisher – thank you very much! That fact didn’t influence my opinion in any way. Synopsis: Zacchaeus (Zach) Miller, an aspiring but not exactly successful American writer, was looking for … 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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Movie review: Shallow Grave directed by Danny Boyle

Synopsis: Three young, well-educated urbanites, Juliet Miller (Kerry Fox), Alex Law (Ewan McGregor) and David Stevens (Christopher Eccleston) , are sharing a big flat right in the middle of one of Edinburgh’s historical quarters. It is a prime location but also an expensive one. … Continue reading

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