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Pilot: “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Crafting a compelling crime drama is tough on its own, throw in courtroom elements, it’s even harder. When the dramatic events being shown are based on well known real life events, it moves far beyond just making something interesting and captivating. 1,459 more words


Sunset Inn - Chapter Two

by C.E. Robinson

Elizabeth’s sister, Jeanine stood by her side most of the time, except when Jeanine played with her best friend Martha. Even though Martha was Elizabeth’s age and they were kindergarten buddies, that didn’t count. 1,721 more words

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Bridge of Spies (Steven Spielberg, USA, 2015)

I found Bridge of Spies masterfully well-made, with an interesting look — lots of high contrast greys filmed with fish-eyed lenses — a very good central performance from Tom Hanks and a great one from Mark Rylance. 327 more words

The Siege Winter: A Novel by Ariana Franklin and Samantha Norman

Readers of my blog will recognize one of the author names in this week’s review: Ariana Franklin. Earlier this year I reviewed the first book in her ‘Mistress of the Art of Death’ series. 387 more words

Book Review

Guess who's back! Back again!

Hello voracious readers and seekers of truth knowledge,

I’m sorry I disappeared into nothingness. I wish I could say it’s because I had SO MUCH going on in my life, but sadly that was not the case. 474 more words


The Iris Fan (A Novel of Feudal Japan) - by Laura Joh Rowland

While I am a fan of history in general, there are a select few eras that I find especially fascinating. One era, that I have mentioned before, is Victorian England. 447 more words

Book Review

Mayhem by Sarah Pinborough

History is a subject that only as an adult have I learned to enjoy. While I am a fan of all eras in general, there are certain times and places that I have extreme interest in. 413 more words

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