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Porno – Irvine Welsh

Choose Irvine Welsh's Sequel to Trainspotting If: You want to read something that looks at modern times and issues, that'll make you laugh, cringe and plot, thats got a large portion of Sick Boy's Manipulative Cheek and loads of Begbies crazed fights then you've found the right book. Read More »

Orson Scott Card’s Enchantment

I’m nearing completion in my quest to read everything Orson Scott Card ever wrote. Yes, that includes the incredibly long collection of short stories, which I read at some point in high school. It includes the complete Alvin Maker series, and also the Harmony/Earth-Here-I-Come! series or whatever it was called. Those really weren’t very good, but Enchantment is quite a ... Read More »

The Matrix Re-viewed

“The Matrix is the world that has been pulled over your eyes to blind you from the truth.” For me, the appeal of the 1999 movie The Matrix is simple. It’s not the shades and black leather outfits; it’s not the ultraviolence. Those I could do without, although I did enjoy the noir style of the beginning, particularly the scene ... Read More »

Shock Movie Massacre

Do you like B-movies? Do you like to watch the underbelly of the movie world? The part that slithers, slimes and, sometimes, high-kicks, across our screens? If you live in the UK, or have Sky satellite, then you must watch Shock Movie Massacre (SMM) on Bravo, Monday to Friday at 10.30pm. Presented by the dynamic and delectable Emily Booth, or ... Read More »

Revisit Narnia

Fairly recently, when my oldest daughter brought home her Scholastic Book Order form from school, I took a peek. Usually, the teacher gives them a chance to look over the order form and circle or highlight the ones they want. Inevitably, there are many circled items so we sit down and narrow down the choices she’s made to two or ... Read More »

Tim Burton to do new Wonka

Daily Variety reports that the (Dahl) estate gave the final go-ahead after learning the studio's choice of director. Burton, whose eccentric creative vision dovetails with Dahl's, also produced 1996's version of the author's James and the Giant Peach. Read More »