Maleficent – Mistress of Evil | Disney

I only saw the first Maleficent movie a few months ago. I was surprised at how much I liked it, given that it hadn't really been on my radar. Besides knowing she was a bad apple in Sleeping Beauty, my only real Maleficent experience was having photos with her (scowling) at Disneyland and seeing her … Continue reading Maleficent – Mistress of Evil | Disney

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Twist and Turn (Kyle Achilles 4)

TWIST AND TURN (KYLE ACHILLES 4) TIM TIGNER | Kindle Edition | 394 pagesReleased 19 November 2018 THEIR PLAN WAS BRILLIANT, their tactics cunning, but then came a twist, they never saw coming.Imagine BREAKING BAD meets THE SUM OF ALL FEARS.In TWIST AND TURN, author Tim Tigner once again delivers a fast-paced, unpredictable ride destined … Continue reading Twist and Turn (Kyle Achilles 4)

Ready or Not | Movie Trailer

Ready or Not is a movie due out in October 2019. When I saw this trailer it was one of those that led me through a whole range of reactions. Shock, surprise, humor, erghhh, looks good. From what I can tell it's a black comedy (not sure how much though) thriller that seems to have … Continue reading Ready or Not | Movie Trailer

Santa Clarita Diet | Netflix

SANTA CLARITA DIET is another ‘late’ Netflix discovery for me. Season 3 has dropped in the past few months and that meant I had some catching up to do. Drew Barrymore is brilliant as a one half of a husband-wife realtor team who suddenly find themselves in an extremely unappetizing situation. Drew’s character, Sheila, is … Continue reading Santa Clarita Diet | Netflix

The Three Secret Cities (Jack West Jnr 5) | Matthew Reilly

The Three Secret Cities (Jack West Jnr 5) Matthew Reilly | Kindle Edition | 464 pagesReleased 30 October 2018 A shadow world behind the real worldWhen Jack West, Jr. won the Great Games, he threw the four legendary kingdoms into turmoil.A world with its own history, rules and prisonsNow these dark forces are coming after … Continue reading The Three Secret Cities (Jack West Jnr 5) | Matthew Reilly

Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

You would have to have been on another planet to not know of the looming launch of Star Wars - Galaxy's Edge. Opening day for Disneyland in Anaheim is 31 May 2019 and Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando on 29 August 2019. These developments by Disney are the biggest and most immersive expansions ever undertaken … Continue reading Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

Update from a Missing Person

Some of you may have noticed that I’ve been quiet on the blog front recently – but if I’m realistic, most of you won’t have noticed as there are a billion other posts to keep you busy. I’ve been a bit time poor and this year’s reading has been a challenge. I’ve found it hard … Continue reading Update from a Missing Person

IO | Netflix

What would you do if you were all alone on Earth? The animals have disappeared, the Earth is dying, the human race has given up, and the people have fled. IO is a Netflix original movie that was released on 18 January 2019. In a nutshell, it's a dystopian sci-fi that explores the very essence … Continue reading IO | Netflix

Lost In Space | Series 1 | Netflix

Growing up, one of my favorite tv shows after school was Lost in Space. There was something about it that captured my imagination and hoped that the Robinsons would find their way home someday. Now, as an adult I realise they were never going to get home - that would mean the end of the … Continue reading Lost In Space | Series 1 | Netflix

Spies in Disguise | Movie Trailer

When I first saw the trailer for Spies in Disguise, I thought, Where did this come from? It's one of those movies that I'd never heard of that just popped up out of nowhere. I'm a huge fan of CG animation. It's an awesome artform that can become compelling and funny if it's done well. … Continue reading Spies in Disguise | Movie Trailer