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Much Ado in Jane Eyre

I was rereading Jane Eyre recently and I came across a reference to Much Ado About Nothing. Following a piercing scream in the middle of the night, the whole of Thornfield is awakened and rushes out into an upstairs corridor to find out what’s going on. 590 more words


The Shining or The Disappointment (spoilers always)

The movie the Shining, staring Jack Nicholson, is thought to be one of the best horror movies of all time, but is it? If you go beyond Jack Nicholson’s insane persona you are left with a bland story and a plot twist ending that does not really work. 604 more words


A Very Kind and Understanding Mother-in-Law

Getting along well with the in-laws here, translated…

Awhile ago, I went out with a colleague to lunch, and because we were both married for about two years, and our kids’ ages are similar, we’d often conversed about getting along with our separate spouses, or trade secrets of how we’d educated our children. 483 more words

Feelings & Emotions

Night of the Big Heat (1967)

aka Island of the Burning Damned / Island of the Burning Doomed

2014 #48
Terence Fisher | 90 mins | DVD | 16:9 | UK / English | 15…
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"Why are all of your characters white?"

I was asked this today on Tumblr concerning my newest graphic novel in progress, Tamino and the Magic Flute, in regards to Monostatos looking like this: 1,106 more words


Adaptations: July 2014

I absolutely love adaptations. I know this can sometimes be a controversial subject with book lovers but not for me. I think my real love of them came from my time studying performance at university. 407 more words


Geeky Room Re-Do: Maester Pycelle's Entryway

While I may have some qualms about the adaptation of The Song of Ice and Fire cycle for the screen, there’s no doubt that the production values are amazing. 318 more words

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