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Tag Archives: review

Jul
29
2012

Religion for Atheists

[It’s that time again. That time when I rummage through my unfinished posts folder and decide which one’s would be better out than in and which belong in the digital toilet bowl. This one from March 2012 (barely) made the … Continue reading

Mar
8
2012

Things I Got Wrong

Mispronunciations Maester Khal Looks Catelyn is much older and harsher than I expected. In my mind she had a stark beauty. It was inevitable that Ned would look like Sean Bean but I had him older and more refined. I … Continue reading

Mar
3
2012

Once-ler Goes to Hollywood

Why is that these two statement evoke such different reactions? I hear they are making a movie of ┬áThe Lord of the Rings. I hear they are making a movie of The Lorax. Those of us who are fans of … Continue reading

Oct
11
2011

Hic Harold Rex Interfectus est

Tom lent me the Game of Thrones to read recently. I enjoyed it thoroughly but I couldn’t help but think that – if you take away the thin veneer of magic and fantasy – it reads a lot like the … Continue reading

May
12
2011

Don’t you get me wrong

I’m contemplating promoting Jesus Christ Superstar to Best Movie of All Time. I’m not sure Rick would approve though.

Nov
30
2010

CSI-Monastery

The Name of the Rose is one of those books that I read at an impressionable age and was terribly impressed by it. I read it again a few years later and it was better still. It’s firmly in my … Continue reading

Aug
10
2010

Betraying Lolita

Spoilers Ahead! Before I read the book, I had always understood Lolita to be a sexually precocious teenage girl who seduces an older man. In this scenario, Humbert is technically guilty but it’s still possible to have a little sympathy … Continue reading