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Friday Flick: Kick Ass 2

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Official Description: Self-made superhero Kick-Ass (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) and sweet-faced, foul-mouthed assassin Hit Girl (Chloe Grace Moretz) try to return to life as “normal” teenagers, but soon they are faced with their deadliest challenge yet. To seek revenge for his father’s…

Soliciting Graphic Novels

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I’ve been writing a column over at the Kirkus Reviews Blog for a couple years now.  In that time, I’ve tried (and failed) to get on the various lists for review copies, so I decided it can’t hurt to ask…

Friday Flick: G.I Joe: Retaliation

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Official Description: In this sequel, the G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. Unofficial Description: This movie is unwatchable.  Pure, unfiltered…

Friday Flick: The Raven

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Official Description: John Cusack and Luke Evans star in this blood-curdling tale of terror that’s as dark and haunting as the legendary master of the macabre who inspired it – Edgar Allan Poe. Baltimore, 1849. While investigating a horrific double…

Friday Flick: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

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Official Description: After getting a taste for blood as children, Hansel (Jeremy Renner) and Gretel (Gemma Arterton) have become the ultimate vigilantes, hell-bent on retribution. Now, unbeknownst to them, Hansel and Gretel have become the hunted, and must face an…

Friday Flick: The Awakening

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Official Description: They say, the boy was scared to death. When the death of a child at a boarding school is blamed on a ghost, hoax exposer Florence Cathcart is certain that science and reason can explain it. But the…

Kirkus Review: Game of Thrones the Graphic Novel

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I have a new gig over on Kirkus Reviews talking about graphic novels tied to literary works. For the first piece, I decided to do Game of Thrones Vol 1 from Dynamite / Bantam. Here’s a clip: Making the leap…

Review: Batman-The Return of Bruce Wayne

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Fans of epic fantasy are used to long series – The Wheel of Time & The Sword of Truth come to mind.  But I don’t know that even the most hard core fantasy fan would read 51 books in a…

Review: Soulless by Gail Carriger

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Soulless by Gail Carriger My rating: 4 of 5 stars I picked this book up after talking with the lovely and engaging Gail Carriger for the SF Signal podcast. Karen Burnham, blogger for SF Signal, for her own site http://spiralgalaxyreviews.blogspot.com/…