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Whatever Happened to Paul W S Anderson? - Pompeii (2014)

Paul W.S. Anderson- I quite liked his Event Horizon movie. Sure, it was a b-movie that was blatantly obvious regards its influences (it was mostly part… 760 more words

Movies

KATIE'S FAVS

KATIE’S FAVORITE SUPER CREEPY MOVIES

1. SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (1991)

Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster), a young FBI trainee, is recruited to assist in a case involving the infamous Buffalo Bill. 806 more words

Katie's Favs

Waitakere Estate, where the 1970's hibernates like a slightly confused bear

Waitakere Estate is a blast from the not-so-distant past, but only if that blast was rather genteel so as not to disturb the cobwebs which feature heavily in the decoration of said space, specially on the multi-coloured stone “feature” walls. 1,182 more words

Anxiety

King Section 1 (1965-75) Carrie

Stephen King enthusiasts may wonder why I started the section in the year 1965 when Stephen King’s first novel, Carrie, was published in 1974.  This is due to the short story collections and… 525 more words

Empowerment of Women in Stanley Kubrick's The Shining (1980)

Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, can be seen as a stereotypical mind-bending, psychological thriller of a kind so prevalent in modern pop culture.  Upon closer inspection, however, it is clear that there is more depth than the shallow-minded slasher flicks that are mass produced for today’s audiences.  722 more words

Film

Because I wonder about dodo birds and samurai

Every once in a while, I toy with the idea of buying an old school typewriter. The kind that uses paper and a ribbon and makes that clackety-clackety-clack sound. 398 more words

Brain Training and Bibliophilia

Just been phoned by a nice American lady. Got an audition for a new BBC quiz show called The Hive. It looks like it’s going to be difficult. 143 more words