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Meanest of the Mean...Ma-Ma

Njaahahahahaaaaa she cackles, rubbing her hands in glee. Another chance to shine some light on those dark characters. This year Ma-Ma gets a go. She’s got to be one of the most ruthless female villains I’ve come across. 688 more words


First 'Annihilation' Footage Released at CinemaCon

At CinemaCon in Las Vegas yesterday, the first footage from the upcoming film Annihilation was released to the press in attendance. The upcoming film is the follow-up effort for director Alex Garland after the success of his independent science-fiction hit  235 more words


Alicia Vikander stars as an A.I. in 'Ex Machina.'

Ex Machina
tells the story of a young programmer whose selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breathtaking female A.I. 661 more words


The Beach by Alex Garland

Rating: 3.5 Stars ★★★☆☆

The first I heard of the beach was in Bangkok, on the Khao San Road.


The Khao San Road, Bangkok – first stop for the hordes of rootless young Westerners traveling in Southeast Asia.

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Ex Machina


There’s always the one that got away, isn’t there? I somehow managed to miss Ex Machina’s all-too-brief appearance on the big screen and I’ve been trying to catch up with it ever since, largely because I’d heard such good things about it. 316 more words


Ex Machina (2015)

Nathan: Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters. It’s a movie, man. You don’t know that movie? A ghost gives Dan Aykroyd oral sex.

Starring: Oscar Isaac as Nathan Bateman, Domhnall Gleeson as Caleb Smith, Sonoya Mizuno as Kyoko and Alicia Vikander as Ava, dir. 46 more words


The Beach

Title: The Beach
Author: Alex Garland
Genre: Contemporary Fiction
Rating: ★★★★☆

Goodreads summary
The Khao San Road, Bangkok – first stop on the backpacker trail. On Richard’s first night there a fellow traveller slits his wrists, leaving Richard a map to “the Beach”. 604 more words