Ratings Archive : 6 Stars

(my ratings are out of ten and usually relate to how much I enjoyed, or failed to enjoy a film or book)

The Far Country
The Far Country by Nevil Shute

In Australia Jane and Jack Dorman own a prosperous sheep farm, or station. For the past few years most of […]

Dawn of the Planet of the apes
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes dir. Matt Reeves

The sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes1 and if you’ll recall at the end of Rise the […]

The Ghost
The Ghost by Robert Harris

Adam Lang, ex-Prime Minister, is writing his memoirs. Or to be more honest, he needs a ghostwriter. Someone to do […]

The Copper Promise
The Copper Promise by Jen Williams

Gallo has grown bored of waiting for his companions, Wydrin aka The Copper Cat and Sebastian the ex Ynnsmouth knight, […]

A girl called Fred
A girl called Fred by Roger Willgoose

Roger Willgoose isn’t really a dog person. It is his wife really who decides to bring a dog into their […]

Godzilla
Godzilla dir. Gareth Edwards

Is there a point to me doing a quick recap of a Godzilla movie plot? I mean, you all know […]

Girl with a pearl earring
Girl with a pearl earring by Tracy Chevalier

In seventeenth century Holland Griet is about to become a maid. She is sixteen years of age. Her father was […]

Year of wonders
Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks

The year is 1665 and Anna Frith is a widow at only 18 years of age. She has two young […]

A Wrinkle in the skin
A wrinkle in the skin by John Christopher

AKA The Ragged Edge. Read for the 2014 Sci-Fi Experience In the 1960s a wave of earthquakes brings destruction around […]

Italian shoes
Italian Shoes by Henning Mankell

Translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson Fredrik Welin, our first person narrator, lives alone on an island he inherited […]

Elysium
Elysium dir. Neill Blomkamp

In 2154 the rich and privileged have abandoned Earth and now live happily ever after on a space habitat, Elysium. […]

Beasts of the walking city
Beasts of the walking city by Del Law

Book one in the Walking Cities series Blackwell is a Hugliev, a once powerful race that have been hunted to […]