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Waiting for The Deep

My friend Lucy just published her first novel, a story called My Little Moray Eel* – a fun and unexpectedly moving romp full of monsters and undersea action. 135 more words


Jaws (1975)

Genre: Drama, Horror

Cast: Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw

Synopsis: An island community popular with tourists is terrorised by a man-eating shark that refuses to go away. 681 more words


Month in Books: August 2014

August has been so busy for me, and I have done very little reading. I’ve been travelling and working and…well, you can just see my meagre list for yourself. 201 more words

Month In Books




Michael Arruda

Welcome to another edition of MEMORABLE MOVIE QUOTES, that column where we look at memorable quotes from some pretty neat movies. 1,239 more words

The Best/Worst Birthday...

“Did you know there are 32 names for love in the Eskimo language? And we just have this one. We are so limited, you have to use the same word for loving Rosaleen as you do for loving Coke with peanuts. 2,544 more words

Jaws (1975): Terror and Politics in a Tourist Town

Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws” is a beloved classic for a reason. It is also a film that I had not seen until quite recently. This actually applies to a lot of Spielberg’s work, so one of these weeks I will be doing a Steven Spielberg week since his style, for better and for worse, it so distinct. 950 more words

Favorite Films

Dun dun...dun dun...

It’s that time of the year. That time people are venturing out into the water, and the irrational lizard brain that lurks in my skull thinks of nothing but that damned movie. 337 more words