Monthly Archives: July 2013

Snakes & Spiders

I love spiders while snakes scare me shitless, but both work rather well as movie monsters. Snakes on a Plane (2006) While holidaying in Hawaii twenty something Sean stumbles across a brutal gangland killing and unwittingly becomes the star witness … Continue reading

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Filler content with ‘sexy’ stuff

A review that was posted to the old TTA Press website on 31/7/07:- TAMING THE BEAST by EMILY MAGUIRE Serpent’s Tail paperback, 317pp, £6.99 This is the story of Sarah Clarke, fourteen years old when we first meet her and … Continue reading

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The Frozen Ground

I should have blogged about films involving spiders and snakes today, but instead I went to a park with a lady friend and some cans of drink. Bad blogger! By way of compensation, you get a trailer for a Nicolas … Continue reading

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Pig vs Croc in a Land Down Under

Australia then, a land down under, where nature is especially red in tooth and claw it seems, at least according to these two films. Razorback (1984) I’d never heard of this film, until a few years back when somebody (might … Continue reading

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Horror – US vs RoW Round Five

This week is horror film week on Trumpetville, and I figured I might as well get into the swing of things by resurrecting my battle royale between the horror films of the United States and the horror films produced by … Continue reading

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Song for a Sunday – It’s Over

The King:-

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Filler content with vampires

This review was posted to the old TTA Press website on 8 August 2007:- HAWKES HARBOR by S. E. HINTON Pan Macmillan hardback, 251pp, £14.99 Every so often we are privileged to behold the spectacle of mainstream writers dipping a … Continue reading

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Brief Thoughts Late on a Friday Afternoon #3

ITEM: Back in a post in June of 2011, I noted that at some point in 2013 I would probably publish my 1,000th review, and I’m happy to report that that milestone has been passed (I was asleep at the … Continue reading

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Roland Emmerich Lays Waste to New York City

I marked the post-Independence Day weekend by watching three movies in which director Emmerich visits destruction on the Big Apple, and the rest of the US/World as well. Godzilla (1998) The giant lizard of Japanese popular culture becomes an American … Continue reading

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Filler content with Nietzsche

My Book Review Index is now fully up to date, at least apart from anything that I missed (and if you notice any omissions, please let me know and I’ll include them). Here’s something that was posted to the old … Continue reading

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