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Author Archives: Megan Leigh

Writer and editor of Pop Verse. Co-host of Breaking the Glass Slipper. My special interests include publishing, creative writing, and geekery.

Veronica Mars: Kickstarter success

It’s all over the Internet: the Veronica Mars movie is actually (finally) going to happen. Warner Bros Studios (rather cheekily, if you ask me… and MovieBob at the Escapist) told Rob Thomas (creator of the show) that they would make ...

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Much Ado About Nothing: Trailer

When I was a kid, one of my favourite films was the 1993 Kenneth Branagh version of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. And I really do mean when I was a kid – I’m talking from the age of seven ...

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Django Unchained

*There are many spoilers to follow. Consider yourself warned.* Watch the trailer here. By now you probably know whether or not you like Quentin Tarantino’s shtick. On the whole, I’m generally a fan. I admit that he has a lot ...

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Why buy an ebook reader?

I always thought I was a book purist. I love the smell of books – old and new. I like the way a spine can break, the way pages fade and go brown on the edges of cheap paperbacks. I ...

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Once Upon a Time: Pilot

As an enormous fan of the awesome Fables comic series, I approached this show with trepidation. Hadn’t Bill Willingham been approached several years ago to develop a tv show based on Fables? And hadn’t that studio been ABC (after NBC ...

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Les Misérables

This is the second very long film I have seen at the cinema in a very short space of time. Clocking in at 12 minutes less than The Hobbit, Les Mis was ass-numbingly long and had me wondering why they ...

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The Hobbit

I think I should preface this review with the following statement: I am not a Tolkien, LOTR, or The Hobbit fan. I was forced to read The Hobbit for my year seven English class while living in Texas, and I ...

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Cabin in the Woods

To be perfectly honest, I’m a wimp. I don’t like scarier films, especially psychological thrillers, or anything that could be at all ‘real.’ I’m ok with monsters or ridiculously over-the-top films, like those of my teenage years – things like ...

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Sunshine by Robin McKinley

One of my favourite books of all time, that book that I reread every year whenever I need a pick me up, is Robin McKinley’s Newberry Award winning The Hero and the Crown. If you haven’t read it, and get ...

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