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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones – Film Review

September 14, 2013 3:19 pm1 comment
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones – Film Review

Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series is the latest teenage fiction to translate to the big screen. Starring Lily Collins and Jamie Campbell Bower, City of Bones tells the story of an ordinary girl about to step into an extraordinary world. When Clary (Collins) witnesses a murder that no-one else can […]

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The Host (Review)

April 2, 2013 5:51 pm2 comments
The Host (Review)

An adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s novel, The Host sees Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons, and Jake Abel starring in an apocalyptic-style love story. The human race has been taken over by an alien life form that transplants itself into the human body, repressing the human consciousness. But, when one of the […]

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Vampires – Why We Still Love Them After 100 Years

March 21, 2013 2:04 pm0 comments
Vampires – Why We Still Love Them After 100 Years

I realise the above statement may not apply to everyone. But, considering it’s been almost 120 years since Bram Stoker’s pen described to us, in gothic detail, the creature we now know as the vampire, giving us what he probably didn’t realise was a fascination phenomenon to last us over […]

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Why Zombies and Vampires are Dull

February 24, 2013 12:30 pm2 comments
Why Zombies and Vampires are Dull

When my friend visited my friend and I at university they said that they wanted to go and watch Warm Bodies at the cinema, I had no objections – a chilled night out with two of my closest friends was better than staying in and being bored. Yes, I didn’t […]

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3 Reasons The Twilight Franchise Is Getting Abuse (That It Does Not Deserve)

November 26, 2012 6:30 pm3 comments
3 Reasons The Twilight Franchise Is Getting Abuse (That It Does Not Deserve)

 Before we begin this article, I must emphasise my personal stance on Twilight. I am an outsider to the franchise. I have flicked through the first book and was dragged to the cinema to see Twilight: Eclipse with some friends, but otherwise I am detached from the series. It doesn’t […]

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Review

November 24, 2012 8:00 pm0 comments
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Review

Through limpid red eyes, the vampiric Bella appears to be somewhat hungry – and not solely for the necks of the neighbourhood. In this fifth and final instalment of Meyer’s sequel, Kristen Stewart’s thirst surpasses that of human blood, to critical kudos. While Twihard assailants will no doubt fail to […]

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Fifty Shades…and Not One Of Them Was Interesting.

July 20, 2012 4:22 pm4 comments
Fifty Shades…and Not One Of Them Was Interesting.

  When I first heard about Fifty Shades of Grey,I was instantly intrigued. A book, I heard, that had women in a whirlwind of excitement as they read through pages of erotic fiction that explored extreme sexual fantasies in such a graphic way that it was borderline porn. Naturally I went out […]

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A Review of Fifty Shades of Grey (by probably the only woman in the world who hasn’t read it).

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A Review of Fifty Shades of Grey (by probably the only woman in the world who hasn’t read it).

  A very quick search tells me that the Fifty Shades trilogy has sold 31 million copies worldwide and holds the record for being the fastest-selling paperback of all time, even surpassing the iconic Harry Potter series. At least one person in every supermarket queue I’ve waited in recently has been clutching […]

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