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High Fire by Eoin Colfer (book review).

January 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
High Fire by Eoin Colfer (book review).

‘Lord Highfire’ was a magnificent dragon, flaming whole villages when angered and ruling his kingdom through fear and awe. These days he goes by the name of Vern and lives in a shack in the swamps of Louisiana. Times have changed. Vern still doesn’t trust humans, though, so he’s as surprised as anyone when he […]

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Athena’s Champion (Olympus Trilogy book 1) by David Hare and Cath Mayo (book review).

January 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Athena’s Champion (Olympus Trilogy book 1) by David Hare and Cath Mayo (book review).

Odysseus has travelled to Pytho to seek the blessing of his grandmother, the famous seer known as the Pythia. Expecting this to be a mere formality before being officially pronounced as heir to his father’s kingdom, Odysseus is shocked when the Pythia’s revelations expose family secrets that result in his banishment. Fleeing alone into the […]

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The Knight of Shadows (Jackie Chan fantasy film: trailer).

January 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Knight of Shadows (Jackie Chan fantasy film: trailer).

In upcoming Chinese fantasy movie The Knight of Shadows, Pu Songling (Jackie Chan), a legendary demon hunter, is asked to investigate the mysterious disappearances of young girls from a small village. When he discovers evil forces are kidnapping the girls to feast on their souls, he sets out to save humanity from the inhuman invasion […]

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Sonic the Hedgehog movie (trailer with added Jim Carrey).

January 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Sonic the Hedgehog movie (trailer with added Jim Carrey).

Another movie based on a game – and a platform game at that? Just what the world %$$%^ needs. Well, here’s the trailer for the Sonic the Hedgehog film, with Jim Carrey in the role he was born to play.

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Christopher Tolkien dies of old age at 95 (news).

January 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Christopher Tolkien dies of old age at 95 (news).

Christopher Tolkien, literary executor of the Tolkien Estate (and son of JRR), has passed away in France of old age aged 95. The chair of the Tolkien Society, Shaun Gunner, commented, “All of us in the Tolkien Society will share in the sadness at the news of Christopher Tolkien’s death, and we send our condolences […]

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Scythe (Arc Of A Scythe book one) by Neil Shusterman (book review).

January 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
Scythe (Arc Of A Scythe book one) by Neil Shusterman (book review).

Imagine, if you will, a world where death no longer exists in its natural form. You can no longer just get old or sick or get into an accident or commit suicide to die. In this world, in order to die you must be gleaned by a professional Scythe. These are a necessary evil in […]

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Empire Of Storms (Throne Of Glass book 5) by Sarah J Maas (book review).

January 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Empire Of Storms (Throne Of Glass book 5) by Sarah J Maas (book review).

‘Empire Of Storms’ is book five in the ‘Throne Of Glass’ series by Sarah J Maas. As this is book five, there will be spoilers for the first four books in the synopsis and also the review. You have been warned! Aelin has fought hard to get to this point and she must fight harder […]

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Priestess Of The White (book 1 of The Age Of The Five trilogy) by Trudi Canavan (book review).

January 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Priestess Of The White (book 1 of The Age Of The Five trilogy) by Trudi Canavan (book review).

Auraya has spent ten years growing in her powers and skills to become one of the five rulers of her country, a priestess of the White. These powers are going to be tested as mysterious black-clad sorcerers start popping up terrorising her country. Auraya must try to fight against them to ensure they don’t bring […]

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Willow TV series: writing starts for Disney+ streaming service (news).

January 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Willow TV series: writing starts for Disney+ streaming service (news).

Now that the Disney+ streaming service is slowly becoming a thing, at least in the USA, they need content to feed the beast … and what could be better than a Willow TV series? Disney picked up the rights to George’s “I want to do for fantasy what Star Wars did for scifi”-movie, Willow, when […]

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Cats (film review: Robbie Collin’s take).

January 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Cats (film review: Robbie Collin’s take).

So, how much psychotherapy did Robbie Collin need after viewing the fantasy musical freakshow that is Cats, and did it finally roll him to his end inside the uncanny valley? Maybe!

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