Books, films, Geek Culture

February Wrap-Up: Books, Films and Mad Men

Featuring reviews of books by John Scalzi and Maggie Stiefvater, along with my thoughts on The Shape of Water and The Post. Plus, a hint of Mad Men.

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Why the new ‘Star Wars’ films can never match the originals – and why that’s ok

I'll probably never have the same feelings for 'The Last Jedi' as I do for 'The Empire Strikes Back'. But maybe someone else will.

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Holograms and Replicants: Joi and K’s Relationship in Blade Runner 2049

A discussion of the relationship between an android and a hologram, and what it means to be human. Major spoilers for Blade Runner 2049 ahead.

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‘Wonder Woman’: Film Review

If you read my blog post at the start of the year, you may remember that 'Wonder Woman' was one of my most anticipated film releases of the year. The anticipation is now over, and here's what I thought of 'Wonder Woman'.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’: Film Review

After falling unexpectedly in love with the first film, here's what I thought of 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'.

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‘Hidden Figures’: Film Review

I don't watch a lot of "based on a true story" movies. In fact, most of the movies I watch are firmly rooted in sci-fi, fantasy and comic books. They couldn't be any further from true. And it's even rarer that I'll really love a movie that doesn't fall into these categories. But I'd heard great things about Hidden Figures, and as a woman in science and technology myself, I felt like this was a film I couldn't miss...

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‘Doctor Strange’ Spoiler-Free Review

As soon as they cast Benedict Cumberbatch in the role of Stephen Strange, we all knew Marvel couldn't go far wrong with this one. Put one of the world's most beloved actors in a comic book adaptation from one of the world's most beloved comic book publishers, and you've already built a strong foundation for… Continue reading ‘Doctor Strange’ Spoiler-Free Review

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Is X-Men: Apocalypse Really as Bad as the Critics Say?! Spoiler-Free Review

Was it really that bad? Or are we just spoilt for choice with all the superhero movies we've seen this year?

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Captain America: Civil War Review

With gripping dialogue, intense action, and subtle nods to the comic books, Captain America: Civil War may well be my favourite Marvel film yet.