No Man’s Land

Ben Magid’s sci-fi (and, as I’d categorise it, YA) novel is a page turner, for sure. The first of a series, it follows a strong female lead in a world populated by robots aka “Mech”. Highly enjoyable, I will definitely continue to read the series, even if there were a few cringe language choices. The […]

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…High Life (Film Review)

If Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are competing for the prize of who can get furthest away from Twilight, High Life may well give Pattinson the edge… Warning: Spoilers Plot Monte, a father, (Robert Pattinson) and his baby daughter Willow (later played by Jessie Ross as a teenager) are drifting through space – they are […]

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…Passengers (Film Review)

Passengers or, proof that fantastic actors can’t necessarily make up for bad writing, the Sci-Fi, Romance/Stockholm Syndrome movie WARNING: Spoilers. Plot Jim (Chris Pratt) wakes up. He is on a space station that is sending 5,000 passengers (and some crew) to a new planet, so start a new life. However, there’s something wrong. He’s woken […]

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More Than This -Patrick Ness

More Than This: A Review John Green’s quote on the front of my copy of Ness’ More Than This completely captures what I think of this YA novel: ‘Just Read It.’ Quick Synopsis I don’t want to say too much, because I don’t want to ruin any part of this amazing YA novel for anyone, […]

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