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Revenger by Alastair Reynolds

No matter how many books I read, I never manage to stop judging books by their covers. After all, that’s the purpose of a cover, setting the expectations of the reader. I saw the cover of Revenger and I thought ‘Yes, ...

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Theatre Review: Titus Andronicus

The Globe’s production of Titus Andronicus is the latest attempt to put the canonical oddity on stage. The play follows the bloody repercussions of a Roman conquest of the Goths. The general Titus returns to Rome only for his prisoners ...

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Horns: The devil has claimed you!

Every now and then a film comes along with an original idea (yes, ignoring the fact that it was an adaptation of a book for now). Hollywood is a sausage factory of samey films, with studios apprehensive of taking risks ...

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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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