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Africa: Reflection on a 13 Year Old’s Thoughts

When my dad told me that the pair of us were going on holiday to Africa, my thirteen year old mind went into overdrive. I thought the first thing that many kids my age back then would’ve thought: animals. 1,001 more words


Jackals (2017)

Director:Kevin Greutert
Starring: Stephen Dorff,Deborah Kara Unger, Johnathon Schaech, Deborah Kara Unger, Johnathon Schaech, Ben Sullivan. USA. 1h 25m

This unusual horror, loosely based on retro accounts of cults programming teens starts out well, an point of view break in results in the brutal stabbing of a couple in their bed, the culprit catches a glimpse of himself in the mirror, he’s wearing a mask and heads into the next bedroom, the young girl there recognises him, it seems he’s her brother, she’s concerned about the blood on his hands and runs to raise her parents, the culprit pulls down his mask and returns to the crime scene where he strangles her. 538 more words

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The clouds rolled in that day. It was not unforeseen by anyone who had paid attention to the winds. The jackal sat looking over the valleys and plains before him and thought about how long it would be till the rain hit. 328 more words


To Be A Great King One Must Be A Lion

Once there was a lion, really bold,

Followed by jackals and hyenas, eyes slit and hearts cold,

They said they loved him; I am told, 223 more words


Jackals review

Based on true events, Kevin Gruetert’s Jackals is the story of a families quest to reclaim their son from a murderous cult.

Things don’t begin this way though, with an opening scene that is textbook POV Halloween territory. 153 more words

Word of the day for Tuesday, January 9th

I don’t know where you are, but where I am we had a lovely

sunshower today, after quite a bit of normal dark and stormy-type rain. 379 more words