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Ten by Gretchen McNeil

Balzer and Bray, 2012

Meg and Minnie take a popular classmate up on an invitation to what’s expected to be an epic house party on an isolated island. 133 more words

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Mr Robot Rewind - Daily Security Byte EP.118

Mr Robot keeps getting better. This is the first show that I’ve seen that gets hacking and technology consistently right; down to the tools they show in screen shots. 88 more words

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THE DEN (2013)

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The Den is one of those pleasant little surprises that you watched out of moderate curiosity and enjoyed far more than expected. 567 more words

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Open Windows is an interesting and sometimes, effective thriller written and directed by Nacho Vigalondo who also wrote and directed the clever 2007  814 more words


Weekend Roundup + Review of Michael Mann's Blackhat (2015)

Happy Monday everyone! It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day and my office is closed in remembrance of Dr. King’s birthday. I was reading up about Dr. 986 more words

Flix Reviews

Tangible Intangibles in Blackhat

Early in Michael Mann’s cyber thriller, Blackhat, Special Agent Barrett (played sturdily as ever by Viola Davis) threatens an official with an overly-dramatic line about making the “intangible” into the “tangible.” The point isn’t the dialogue itself, and in a film filled with over-caffeinated visual poetry stuffed with comments about the contemporary dichotomization of above ground and through-the-net politics this moment surely doesn’t standout. 813 more words


The Silence of Six by E. C. Myers

Adaptive Studios 2014

Max used to be a hacker. He and his best friend Evan spent a lot of time that way. But then Max got pretty busy with his life and his new girlfriend and kind of lost track of Evan, until the night that Evan hacked into the live presidential debate and killed himself on camera. 174 more words

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