Tagged: torture

Skin Hunger 0

Skin Hunger by

A resurrection of magic ; book 1 Sadima’s mother died in her birthing. The magician paid to help did no such thing; all she did was take the money and leave, pretending everything was fine. Ever since Micah and his father...

Code name Cerity - Elizabeth Wein

Code name Verity by

Received free from NetGalley “Verity” has been captured by the Germans. Held in a converted hotel in France she is tortured and forced to give up all her secrets. But in her confession and her report on all her secrets she...

Rome 2.4 Testudo et Lepus

Rome 2.4 Testudo et Lepus dir. by

When last we left Rome we all thought that evil slimy servant dude was going to succeed with Servilia’s plan to off Atia. He had, after all, found an opportunity when she wasn’t eating with Octavia, and so could be poisoned...

Fun and danger

Fun and danger

Last night we had our first Wii related accident. The flatmate and her boyfriend bought a Wii a week ago or so. It has been over at his new place for most of the time, but came back on Friday. Course...

Pan’s Labyrinth

Pan’s Labyrinth dir. by

El Laberinto del Fauno I really wanted to go see this film ever since I heard about it, and yer wan at the desk who tried to put me off by saying “you know it is in Spanish with subtitles” didn’t...

24: Day 357

24: Day 357

So 24 started this week on Sky One. Two hours of Jack Bauer and twisty plots and turns. Yet, for some reason I’m not as into it as I have been in previous seasons. I haven’t seen Day 1 yet, but...

Ethical Dilemmas

Ethical Dilemmas

While watching 24 on RTE last night I started to think about what we approve of in our TV heroes, and what we would say were it real. Then this morning while I took a look at Crooked Timber there was...

Those pictures

Those pictures

Putting a personality to those blocked out faces That is me,” he said, and he tapped his own hooded, slightly hunched image

The Passion of the Christ

The Passion of the Christ dir. by

I had to go see it really, I mean so much controversy how could I resist. Although after reading various reviews about how this was the most violent and shocking film ever made I was a bit doubtful about the fact...