Monthly Archives: January 2016

In Which Katy’s Ideas Come to Fruition

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 9, Episodes 10 & 11 (Raised On Robbery)(The Big Chill) So now we know who the mysterious little boy is in the flash-forwards in earlier seasons… In a surprising twist, Raised On Robbery departs from the usual … Continue reading

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Heroes Reborn (2015-16) – Great Ideas Poorly Executed in a Rush

Heroes Reborn had lots of good ideas and interesting storylines, but it was so rushed and convoluted that it felt like a bloody mess to the viewers. Small wonder that it remained a miniseries only! There is a fundamental problem … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games Trilogy – Reflections on the Film Series

After the end of the Harry Potter films (not to mention the books), I had several recommendations to read The Hunger Games trilogy. While it certainly seemed more interesting and fulfilling than the Twilight series, I did not get around … Continue reading

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Katy’s Pros and Cons of Historical Epics

Historical fiction epics come in many varieties – the term has been applied to sweeping sagas spanning multiple volumes and it has also applied to self-contained works that tell a story of several generations. Some epics tell a story lasting … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day

“What’s going on in here?” a voice bellowed through the haze wafting through the kitchen. “The smokehouse is out round the side!” “I’m just cooking the bacon!” Daisy called back, fiddling with the knobs on the stove. “Everything’s fine!” “Well, … Continue reading

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