Category Archives: Fiction

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Far over the misty mountains cold To dungeons deep and caverns old We must away, ere break of day To find our long-forgotten gold So, I wrote a brief piece on my expectations for this movie last week, bits and … Continue reading

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Expectations For An Unexpected Journey

I love the works of J.R.R Tolkien. The 100’000+ words I’ve written about The Lord of the Rings for this site might have been a clue. And I love Peter Jackson’s trilogy of films based upon the same material. I … Continue reading

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James Bond Franchise Review

It was after reviewing Skyfall the other week that I got to thinking. I quite like the James Bond movies, but there was a whole bunch of them I hadn’t seen, or at least hadn’t seen in full. I decided … Continue reading

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Argo

Spoilers. I often come out of cinema’s thinking “That movie was brilliant! I’ll never see anything that good for a long time!” Then I think about the movie. Then I think some more. Then I talk about the movie with … Continue reading

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Batman: The Animated Series: It’s Never Too Late

It’s Never Too Late Arnold? That’s one soul I wish I could give up on. Air Date: 10/9/92 Director: Boyd Kirkland Writer: Tom Ruegger, Garin Wolf (teleplay) Themes: Mafia, Family, Addiction, Second Chances, Redemption Villain: Rupert Thorne Synopsis: A vicious … Continue reading

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Batman: The Animated Series – Two-Face, Part Two

Two-Face, Part Two This is my world now… A dichotomy of order and chaos, just like me. Air Date: 25/09/92 Director: Kevin Altieri Writer: Alan Burnett, Randy Rogel (teleplay) Themes: Split Personalities, Revenge, Friendship, Obsession, Love Villain: Harvey “Two-Face” Dent/Rupert … Continue reading

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Ruby Sparks

As always, spoilers. Ruby Sparks is not what you would expect it to be. Considering the marketing and the tone/look of the trailers, you might have been forgiven for expecting something akin to Little Miss Sunshine, Juno, or maybe even … Continue reading

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Batman: The Animated Series – Two-Face, Part One

Two-Face, Part One All men have something to hide. The brighter the picture, the darker the negative. Air Date: 25/09/92 Director: Kevin Altieri Writer: Alan Burnett, Randy Rogel (teleplay) Themes: Split Personalities, Politics, Blackmail, Friendship, Secrets Villain: Rupert Thorne Synopsis: … Continue reading

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Looper

Spoilers aplenty. Time travel is always a dicey concept to tackle in media, especially nowadays, when even the slightest hint of a plothole in science fiction can be enough to send the internet into a meltdown from all of the … Continue reading

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17 Quick Thoughts About Premium Rush

1. You should go and see this movie. 2. Seriously, why haven’t you gone and seen this yet? 3. I say that because it is a very good movie, yet probably won’t get the audience it deserves. 4. Gordon-Levitt excels … Continue reading

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