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The Way of Shadows

If you worry about what everyone is trying to do, you become a spectator and not a player. — Weeks, B. (2008), The Way of Shadows, Orbit

Kingsman: The Secret Service

“Those idiots that call themselves politicians have buried their heads in the sand and stood for nothing but re-election.” — Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014). Film. Dir. Matthew Vaughn . Perf. Samuel L. Jackson....

Raising Steam

It is hard to understand nothing, but the multiverse is full of it. Nothing travels everywhere, always ahead of something, and in the great cloud of unknowing nothing yearns to become something, to break...

Alice in Wonderland

The only way to achieve the impossible, is to believe it’s possible. — Alice in Wonderland (2010). Film. Dir. Tim Burton. Perf. Marton Csokas. Walt Disney Studios.

Xbox 360 turns ten

While the Xbox 360 didn’t launch in Australia until March 2006, this week marks the 10th anniversary of Microsoft’s Xbox 360, which debuted Nov. 22, 2005 in the United States.

The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies

“If more of us valued home above gold, it would be a merrier world.” — The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies (2014). Film. Dir. Peter Jackson. Perf. Richard Armitage. Warner Bros.

Hugh Laurie Sings The Blues

It’s a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you’re ready. I have this feeling now that actually no one is ever ready to do anything. There’s almost no such thing as...

Batman Begins

I wouldn’t presume to tell you what to do with your past, sir. Just know that there are those of us who care about what you do with your future. — Batman Begins (2005)....

On The Edge

Sometimes the picture you have in your head is not the one you are presenting to the world… — Hammond, R. (2007), On The Edge: My Story, Weidenfeld & Nicolson.

Revenge of the Fallen

It’s a choice. It’s an intensely personal decision. So much negativity… Who wants to live a life filled with hate? — Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009). Film. Dir. Michael Bay. Perf. Mark Ryan....