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‘S’ feels like the best of ‘Ring’ with large parts in summary form as told by other characters. In some ways it’s an introduction to new readers and a refresher course for others. At times though it seems to get … Continue reading

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Blade Runner 2049 run up

So Blade Runner 2049 is finally hitting cinemas next month. It seemed like a far off dream that was never going to happen but we’re finally here. Over the years I’ve practically ate anything that was Blade Runner related and … Continue reading

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Jack Carter and the Mafia Pigeon

In ‘Jack Carter and The Mafia Pigeon’, the second prequel novel to ‘Jack Returns Home’ AKA ‘Get Carter‘ Jack Carter takes a well earned break in Spain and while reading this novel I felt the author was taking a bit … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child takes place 19 years after the end of Book 7/Movie 8. It’s exciting to finally delve into the future we only glimpsed at the end of Book 7/Movie 8. The feeling was that everything … Continue reading

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Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Dawn

This is the first in the series of 10 Novels written by Yoshiki Tanaka that tells the history of two genius military tacticians on opposite sides of a Galactic space War between humans in the distant future where humanity lives … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

It’s not the best in the series and for the first time I actually felt this book was a step backwards. After blowing the wad of mysteries in the previous book Rowling seemed to have trouble tying everything up and … Continue reading

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Enterprise: The First Adventure

Now, the untold story – Captain Kirk’s First Mission! Compared to Star Trek Academy Collision Course and the 2009 film I felt this is a fairly satisfying first meeting between these classic characters. I say that a Star Trek fan … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince

Definitely feels like JK Rowling let her hair down a bit more with this one, Harry, Ron and Hermione are more adult, mature, confident and reckless as they pass into their later teenage years. I felt their interactions are far … Continue reading

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Jack Carter’s Law

‘Jack Carter’s Law’ is the prequel to the book ‘Get Carter’ (originally titled ‘Jack Return’s Home’) by Ted Lewis. I was excited to finally read this book because ‘Get Carter’ the film is one of my favorite movies of all … Continue reading

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Ghostbusters: The Novel by Larry Milne

Most novelizations of movies that I read in the past were fairly fun to read and padded out the story in places giving it room to breath where the movie didn’t have time to. Usually deleted scenes or even alternate … Continue reading

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