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Bon Accord: A Review Of Alan Taylor's Appointment In Arezzo: A Friendship With Muriel Spark...

As mentioned in SWH!’s recent review of Olga Wojtas’ novel Miss Blaine’s Prefect and the Golden Samovarthis year is the 100th anniversary of the birth of the writer Muriel Spark, and as well as all the events which are happening under the banner of… 605 more words


A Far Cry from Kensington

The Sunday papers have had lots of interesting pieces on Muriel Spark on the centenary of her birth:

Two Cultures

Wooden leads weigh down the dynamic script and direction of ‘Terminator Genisys’

By Matthew E. Milliken
Dec. 15, 2017

Terminator Genisys, the would-be 2015 blockbuster, does its best to invigorate an action-adventure franchise that James Cameron… 870 more words


Celebrating Muriel Spark

It’s rather nice now that the Edinburgh International Book Festival offers special events throughout the year. Somehow you feel so much more ready for an event when there aren’t hundreds more, right before and after. 160 more words


Thor: Ragnarok Doesn't Quite Pull Off Its Attempted Guardians of the Galaxy Make-Over, But It's Fun Watching It Try

Thor: Ragnarok left me with the overwhelming urge to re-watch Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. What does James Gunn get about how to make one of these movies that Taika Waititi doesn’t, I wondered. 1,127 more words

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A look back at... Thor & Thor: The Dark World

With the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) growing at an accelerated pace on both the big and small screens, it’s easy to forget that Chris Hemsworth’s god of thunder has only so far been given two standalone movies, despite being a founding Avenger and marketing mainstay. 617 more words


Thor: The Dark World Blu-ray Review

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano, Jaimie Alexander, Rene Russo and the…

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