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Ep 24. WORLD TOUR: Italia Infelice

Alex and Jonathan say ciao to America this week as we embark on the first stage of our new ten-week World Tour series! Our first stop is Italy where we take a look at the Italian neorealism films… 105 more words


Saraghina, la rumba!

It’s Friday evening at 7pm, and I have actually finished work, for a change. I am doing no work this weekend. The next several days are going to feature cute boys, arts & culture and exotic locations. 77 more words


Book Review: The Ugly Truth

Title: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 5: The Ugly Truth

Author: Jeff Kinney

Age Group: Young Readers, 8-12.

   I read some of these novels at random a few years ago and only recently decided to pick them up again and continue from where I left off; and I can honestly say that this series is one of the few that I have always thoroughly enjoyed. 259 more words


Book Review: Wild Born

Title: Spirit Animals, Book 1: Wild Born

Author: Brandon Mull

Age Group: Young Readers, 8-12

   In my own personal opinion, I found this novel to be quite mediocre, which is a shame because it was one of the few young readers novels I was looking forward to the most. 419 more words


Blind Spot 15: 8 1/2

I am going to start off this blind spot review with a bit of a controversial statement:

You can be a film fan and dislike classic films… 743 more words


Film #578: 8 1/2 (1963)

So we’ve come to the final film of our Fellini foursome and seems quite apt to end on the film that encapsulates all of Fellini’s trademarks so well in the form of 8 1/2. 865 more words

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Book Review: Artemis Fowl

TITLE: Artemis Fowl Book 1: Artemis Fowl

AUTHOR: Eoin Colfer

AGE GROUP: Young Readers, 8-12

   I found myself on the fence between okay and good when reading this novel, and before I delve any further into this I feel it fair to state that I was bearing in mind the age group that my local bookstore places this novel in, and on that basis explains the majority of my review. 419 more words