Movie Review: The House with a Clock in Its Walls

The House with a Clock in Its Walls was recently published and released for cinematic facilities. The content of the movie is a wild mixture of horror, Jack-Black-Comedy and infantile fantasy and creates, in my opinion, a wide basis for critics.

 

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Book Review: The Burning Page

I can’t believe it, but I actually write a review just one day after I finished the book! I’ll take it as a good sign.

Title: The Burning Page (Library-Series #3)

Author: Genevieve Cogman

Plot:

Librarian spy Irene has professional standards to maintain. Standards that absolutely do not include making hasty, unplanned escapes through a burning besieged building. But when the gateway back to your headquarters dramatically malfunctions, one must improvise. And after fleeing a version of Revolutionary France astride a dragon (also known as her assistant, Kai), Irene soon discovers she’s not the only one affected. Gates back to the Library are malfunctioning across a multitude of worlds, creating general havoc. She and Kai are tasked with a mission to St Petersburg’s Winter Palace, to retrieve a book which will help restore order.

However, such plans rarely survive first contact with the enemy – particularly when the enemy is the traitor Alberich. A nightmare figure bent on the Library’s destruction, Alberich gives Irene a tainted ‘join me or die’ job offer. Meanwhile, Irene’s old friend Vale has been damaged by exposure to Chaotic forces and she has no idea how to save him. When another figure from her past appears, begging for help, Irene has to take a good hard look at her priorities. And of course try to save the Library from absolute annihilation. Saving herself would be a bonus.

 

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Movie Review: Pirates of the Caribbean 5

Last friday (as I started to write this, it was “last friday”) I watched the newest part of Pirates of the Caribbean in the cinema and there are some things, I want to tell you about. Enjoy the review.

Title: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead men tell no tales

Genre: Fantasy, Action

Starring:

  • Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow
  • Javier Bardem as Captain Armando Salazar
  • Geoffrey Rush as Captain Hector Barbossa
  • Kevin R. McNally as Joshamee Gibbs
  • Kaya Scodelario as Carina Smyth
  • Brenton Thwaites as Henry Turner
  • Stephen Graham as Scrum
  • David Wenham as Lieutenant Scarfield
  • Golshifteh Fara as Shansa
  • Martin Klebba as Marty
  • Orlando Bloom as William „Will“ Turner
  • Adam Brown as Cremble
  • Goran D. Kleut as Pirate Broom
  • Angus Barnett as Mullroy
  • Giles New as Murtogg
  • Juan C. Vellido as Lieutenant Lesaro
  • Paul McCartney as Uncle Jack
  • Delroy Atkinson as Pike
  • Danny Kirrane as Bollard
  • Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Swann

 

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Book Review: A Feast for Crows

I’m dreaming of having enough time to write blogs regularly, but I don’t think I’ll manage it in any way. Anyways, I’m writing now and that’s enough for now I guess. Maybe this blog helps convincing more people to read the books of Game of Thrones.

Title: A Feast for Crows (GoT #4)

Author: George R. R. Martin

Plot:

It seems too good to be true. After centuries of bitter strife and fatal treachery, the seven powers dividing the land have decimated one another into an uneasy truce. Or so it appears. . . . With the death of the monstrous King Joffrey, Cersei is ruling as regent in King’s Landing. Robb Stark’s demise has broken the back of the Northern rebels, and his siblings are scattered throughout the kingdom like seeds on barren soil. Few legitimate claims to the once desperately sought Iron Throne still exist—or they are held in hands too weak or too distant to wield them effectively. The war, which raged out of control for so long, has burned itself out.

But as in the aftermath of any climactic struggle, it is not long before the survivors, outlaws, renegades, and carrion eaters start to gather, picking over the bones of the dead and fighting for the spoils of the soon-to-be dead. Now in the Seven Kingdoms, as the human crows assemble over a banquet of ashes, daring new plots and dangerous new alliances are formed, while surprising faces—some familiar, others only just appearing—are seen emerging from an ominous twilight of past struggles and chaos to take up the challenges ahead.

It is a time when the wise and the ambitious, the deceitful and the strong will acquire the skills, the power, and the magic to survive the stark and terrible times that lie before them. It is a time for nobles and commoners, soldiers and sorcerers, assassins and sages to come together and stake their fortunes . . . and their lives. For at a feast for crows, many are the guests—but only a few are the survivors.

 

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Book Review: The Invisible Library

If you don’t know it: buy it. If you know it, but you haven’t read it yet: read it. If you’ve read it: read it again. If you don’t like reading: start with this one. JUST DO IT. I’m sorry, I’m very excited about this book. Why? Read below.

Title: The Invisible Library (Library-Series #1)

Author: Genevieve Cogman

Plot:

Irene must be at the top of her game or she’ll be off the case – permanently…

Irene is a professional spy for the mysterious Library, which harvests fiction from different realities. And along with her enigmatic assistant Kai, she’s posted to an alternative London. Their mission – to retrieve a dangerous book. But when they arrive, it’s already been stolen. London’s underground factions seem prepared to fight to the very death to find her book.

Adding to the jeopardy, this world is chaos-infested – the laws of nature bent to allow supernatural creatures and unpredictable magic. Irene’s new assistant is also hiding secrets of his own.

Soon, she’s up to her eyebrows in a heady mix of danger, clues and secret societies. Yet failure is not an option – the nature of reality itself is at stake.


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Movie Review: Miss Peregrin’s Home for Peculiar Children

It’s been a long time, without you my friend… Hey guys, I’m back. I’m sorry, that I didn’t write anything, but I got new inspiration and I hope I’ll go on writing. For now I have a Movie Review about Miss Peregrin’s Home for Peculiar Children to offer.

Title: Miss Peregrin’s Home for Peculiar Children

Genre: Fantasy, Adventure

Based on: Miss Peregrin’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs (Novel)

Starring:

  • Asa Butterfield as Jacob Portman
  • Ella Purnell as Emma Bloom
  • Eva Green as Miss Alma LeFay Peregrine
  • Samuel L. Jackson as Barron
  • Judi Dench as Miss Avocet
  • Allison Janney as Dr. Golan
  • Chris O’Dowd as Franklin Portman
  • Terence Stamp as Abraham Portman
  • Rupert Everett as John Lemmon

Trailer:

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