Monthly Archive: September 2008

Redbelt

Redbelt dir. by

IMDb ; Other reviews When is a martial arts film not a film about martial arts? When it is a David Mamet film of course. Redbelt tells the story of Mike Terry[1] who is a struggling[2] Jiu-jitsu instructor. His wife, Sondra...

The Courtesan’s Revenge

The Courtesan’s Revenge by

Harriette Wilson, the woman who blackmailed the king ISBN: 0571205240 See also: LibraryThing ; Other reviews Harriette Wilson’s Memoirs omit both time and place; there are no addresses given, no locations described, no elections, diseases, or wars. “Dates make ladies nervous...

Eden Lake

Eden Lake dir. by

See also: IMDb ; Other reviews Jenny and Steve have a quiet weekend in the country planned. A romantic weekend, and Steve is bringing an engagement ring. Awww. Steve wants to show Jenny an abandoned quarry[1] that he used to visit,...

Don’t worry about nothing cause it won’t take long

Don’t worry about nothing cause it won’t take long

There I was, channel surfing last night, and what did I come across, only the bestest news in the world eveh! That’s right, New Kids On The Block are back! Touring. And coming to Ireland. The excitement is incroyable. I’m even...

back to black

back to black

Yes, I’ve gone back to the old theme. I’m not sure why. Couldn’t find a new one that I liked and I missed a header image with the last one. I may do a couple of header images over the next...

Elegy

Elegy dir. by

IMDb ; OtherReviews David Kepesh, sometime narrator of this film, is an ageing lecturer. Or an ageing Tom Cat, going from woman to woman in order to maintain his independence. And then Consuela comes to his class.

I am legend

I am legend by

LibraryThing ; RIP III On those cloudy days, Robert Neville was never sure when sunset came, and sometimes they were in the streets before he could get back. There is nothing like a vampire story to get in the right move...

Arkham Asylum

Arkham Asylum by

A serious house on serious earth Illustrator: Dave McKean See also: Librarything ; Other reviews ; Read for RIP III From the journals of Amadeus Arkham: In the years following my mother’s death, I think it’s true to say that the...

Peril the first

Peril the first

As I mentioned in my last proper post Carl’s RIP challenge is on again. And as part of the first Peril I have to “Read Four books of any length, from any subgenre of scary stories that you choose”. So, my...