The Assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford

He was growing into middle age and was living then in a bungalow on Woodland Avenue. Green weeds split the porch steps, a wasp nest clung to an attic gable, a rope swing looped down from a dying elm tree and the ground below it was scuffed soft as flour.

I think this is one of the rare cases where watching the film version improves your enjoyment of the novel. Maybe because for certain passages I could really here the narrator from the film while I was reading. I think that this might make an excellent audio book. Then again, I’ve never listened to an audio book, so what do I know.

that the source matter was riddled with factual errors, gaping plot holes and logical knots that even Descartes could not untangle

Over the past few days I’ve been to see three films. And they were all crap. First off I went to see Poseidon, which I expected to be crap, and so actually enjoyed it. A good mindless piece of entertainment. But then I went to see X-Men: The Last Stand. Now after Singer left I […]

Poseidon

You know this was a surprisingly entertaining film. Okay, so the plot was wafer-thin, and the characters not so defined, and the opening shot of the boat incredibly boring, but ignore all that and instead enjoy the multiple deaths, the explosions, and possibly the world’s worst actor. Well maybe in other roles Andre Braugher isn’t […]