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Tawni O'Dell's One Of Us: Shadows Of Home (Book Review)

Psychologist Danny Doyle returns home to his coal-mining roots in Pennsylvania to check on his ailing grandfather, and finds himself embroiled in a serial killer’s machinations to avenge old wrongs in Tawni O’Dell’s fifth novel,  385 more words


Winter's Bone (2010)

A powerfully driven drama about the steaming pace of gossip in a rural community, this on top of the strength of close and distant family connections makes for a really watchable, interesting and incredible film. 846 more words


Joe (David Gordon Green, 2013)

Before entering the cinema to watch Joe, those hired (or volunteering their free time) to write a review of the film will more likely than not already have an idea on how to start the piece – an easy way in if the film is indeed the success that the festival reports have promised. 1,033 more words


After a Summer of British Novels, a Cleansing of the Palate

In order to help get in the mood for a fall semester in London, I’ve been reading nothing but British novels this summer. So far I’ve covered… 941 more words

The Stakes Are High, the World is Bleak

I may be late to the party here, or maybe early, caught, as I am, between news of the movie and the publication of the book, which came out four years ago. 656 more words

Inbox/Outbox: June 22-July 5: Special "Blow Shit Up" Edition

July 4 is upon us. Time to grill some meat and blow shit up. My international friends should avoid making eye contact with Americans on July 4, as we are quick to provoke on this most patriotic of days. 650 more words

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