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Well, It’s Not a Documentary…

Something that I have written about often is historical fiction and, in particular, how history is portrayed in film. But something that has bothered me is the attitude that, when confronted with a film (or book or play, for that … Continue reading

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By the Water

copyright 2016 Peaceful and quiet The sun sets behind the hills, Reflecting off the waves That lap softly onto the shore. Alone upon the rock, She gazes up into the sky. Here, now, she sits. There is nothing of the … Continue reading

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Premiere 2 – Once Upon a Time – Season 5

Premiere 2 – Saviour Swap ONCE UPON A TIME Season 5, Episodes 1 & 2 (The Dark Swan)(The Price) In contrast to Castle, Once Upon a Time has never really been about the status quo. As an adventure-drama, the appeal … Continue reading

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Angel Band – Dancing With Ghosts

  This was how her life was going to end – crawling on a floor amid dust and debris, her only hope of salvation an open window that looked more like a gaping maw into an abyss. One misstep and … Continue reading

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Week XVI – What Just Happened?

CASTLE Season 7, Episode 13 (I, Witness) This week’s episode turned the usual format upside-down. Instead of a murder taking place offscreen and our lead characters trying to piece together what took place, we get a murder that happens onscreen … Continue reading

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The Giver (2014)

I really thought that I had read this book in school. Turns out that I hadn’t, or else I would have been expecting the disturbing scenes in the film and remembered the storyline. Like many books on school reading lists, … Continue reading

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Week V – They’re Back!

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 3, Episode 12 (New York City Serenade) After a three-month intermission, during which we were pleasantly occupied with Christmas, the Winter Olympics, and many snacks and toilet breaks, Once Upon a Time kicks off Act … Continue reading

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