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3 Star Film and Book Reviews

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3 star rated film reviews

Ghostbusters (2016) directed by Paul Feig

Rogue One (2016) directed by Gareth Edwards

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) directed by George Miller

Maleficent (2014) directed by Robert Stromberg

Oz The Great And Powerful (2013) directed by Sam Raimi

Avengers Assemble (2012) directed by Joss Whedon

Dark Shadows (2012) directed by Tim Burton

Men In Black III (2012) directed by Barry Sonnenfeld

Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) directed by Rupert Sanders

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) directed by Peter Jackson

The Cabin In The Woods (2012) directed by Drew Goddard

Mirror, Mirror (2012) directed by Tarsem Singh

Cowboys And Aliens (2011) directed by Jon Favreau

I Am Number Four (2011) directed by D. J. Caruso

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) directed by Mike Newell

Shrek Forever After (2010) directed by Mike Mitchell

Clash of the Titans (2010) directed by Louis Leterrier

How To Train Your Dragon (2010) directed by Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010) directed by Jon Turtletaub

Push (2009) directed by Paul McGuigan

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) directed by David Yates

Terminator Salvation (2009) directed by McG

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) directed by Shawn Levy

Pandorum (2009) directed by Christian Alvart

The Time Traveler's Wife (2009) directed by Robert Schwentke

New Moon (2009) directed by Chris Weitz

FAQ About Time Travel (2009) directed by Gareth Carrivick

Splice (2009) directed by Vincenzo Natali

Ink (2009) directed by Jamin Winans

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) directed by Gavin Hood

District 9 (2009) directed by Neill Blomkamp

The Andromeda Strain (2008) directed by Mikael Salomon

Jumper (2008) directed by Doug Liman

The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (2008) directed by Jay Russell

The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008) directed by Mark Waters

Twilight (2008) directed by Catherine Hardwicke

Mirrors (2008) directed by Alexandre Aja

Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008) directed by Ed Neumeier

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) directed by Dave Filoni

The Day The Earth Stood Still (2008) directed by Scott Derrickson

Journey to the Centre of the Earth (2008) directed by Eric Brevig

City Of Ember (2008) directed by Gil Kenan

Futurama: The Beast With A Billion Backs (2008) directed by Peter Avanzino

Inkheart (2008) directed by Iain Softley

The Reaping (2007) directed by Stephen Hopkins

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) directed by David Yates

I Am Legend (2007) directed by Francis Lawrence

Arthur and the Invisibles (2007) directed by Luc Besson

Enchanted (2007) directed by Kevin Lima

Spider-Man 3 (2007) directed by Sam Raimi

30 Days Of Night (2007) directed by David Slade

Blood and Chocolate (2007) directed by Katja Von Garnier

1408 (2007) directed by Mikael Håfström

The Invasion (2007) directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel

Pulse (2006) directed by Jim Sonzero

Underworld Evolution (2006) directed by Len Wiseman

Children of Men (2006) directed by Alfonso Cuaron

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy (2005) directed by Garth Jennings

Stealth (2005) directed by Rob Cohen

The Chronicles of Riddick (2004) directed by David Twohy

The Day After Tomorrow (2004) directed by Roland Emmerich

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004) directed by Kerry Conran

Appleseed (2004) directed by Shinji Aramaki

X-Men 2 (2003) directed by Bryan Singer

Daredevil (2003) directed by Mark Steven Johnson

Impostor (2002) directed by Gary Fleder

The Time Machine (2002) directed by Simon Wells

Final Fantasy : The Spirits Within (2001) directed by Hironobu Sakaguchi

Evolution (2001) directed by Ivan Reitman

Event Horizon (1997) directed by Paul Anderson

The Running Man (1987) directed by Paul Michael Glaser

Silent Running (1971) directed by Douglas Trumbull

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3 star rated book reviews

War Cry by Jim Butcher and Carlos Gomez (2014)

Along The Watchtower by David Litwack (2013)

Fairest: The Hidden Kingdom by Bill Willingham, Lauren Beukes, Inaki Miranda and Barry Kitson (2013)

Silver-Tongued Devil by Jaye Wells (2012)

The Pack by Jason Starr (2012)

Siegfried by Alex Alice (2012)

Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness (2012)

A Touch of Crimson by Sylvia Day (2012)

Kiss The Dead by Laurell K. Hamilton (2012)

Messenger's Angel by Heather Killough-Walden (2012)

A Hunger So Wild by Sylvia Day (2012)

Hair Side, Flesh Side by Helen Marshall (2012)

The Mammoth Book Of Ghost Stories By Women by Marie O'Regan (2012)

Superior by Mark Millar and Leinil Yu (2012)

The Brides Of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan (2012)

Silent Voices by Gary McMahon (2012)

Dial H Volume 1: Into You by China Mieville and Mateus Santolouco (2012)

The Christmas Spirits by Whitley Strieber (2011)

Avenger's Angel by Heather Killough-Walden (2011)

The Silver Wind by Nina Allan (2011)

Black Light by Patrick Melton, Marcus Dunstan and Stephen Romano (2011)

Camera Obscura by Lavie Tidhar (2011)

Mistification by Kaaron Warren (2011)

Cosmos Close-Up by Giles Sparrow (2011)

iZombie: uVampire by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred (2011)

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness (2011)

Physics Of The Future by Michio Kaku (2011)

Knocking On Heaven's Door by Lisa Randall (2011)

Kultus by Richard Ford (2011)

Blood Oath by Christopher Farnsworth (2010)

Glimpses by Lynn Flewelling (2010)

Angelology by Danielle Trussoni (2010)

The Edge of the World by Kevin J. Anderson (2009)

The Magician's Apprentice by Trudi Canavan (2009)

The Thirteenth by G. L. Twynham (2009)

Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer (2008)

House Of Suns by Alastair Reynolds (2008)

Brisingr by Christopher Paolini (2008)

Jeff Hawke: Overlord by Sydney Jordan and Willie Patterson (2008)

Shadowmagic by John Lenahan (2008)

Dawn of Destiny by Lee Stephen (2007)

Belladonna by Anne Bishop (2007)

Night Rising by Chris Marie Green (2007)

Outlaw Trigger by Lee Stephen (2007)

Winterbirth by Brian Ruckley (2006)

The Odyssey Gene by Kfir Luzzatto (2006)

The Walking Dead: Safety Behind Bars by Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard and Cliff Rathburn (2005)

Atlas' Revenge by Robyn and Tony DiTocco (2005)

Crimson City by Liz Maverick (2005)

The Autumn Castle by Kim Wilkins (2004)

Blood And Memory by Fiona McIntosh (2004)

Dreamers by Christian R. Bonawandt (2004)

Market Forces by Richard Morgan (2004)

The Walking Dead: Days Gone Bye by Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore (2004)

1602 by Neil Gaiman, Andy Kubert and Richard Isanove (2004)

Natural History by Justina Robson (2003)

Myrren's Gift by Fiona McIntosh (2003)

Maul by Tricia Sullivan (2003)

The House of Gaian by Anne Bishop (2003)

The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett (2003)

Trading in Danger by Elizabeth Moon (2003)

The Usurper's Crown by Sarah Zettel (2002)

Eragon by Christopher Paolini (2002)

Vitals by Greg Bear (2002)

A Sorcerers Treason (Isavalta Trilogy) by Sarah Zettel (2002)

Light by M. John Harrison (2002)

Altered Carbon by Richard Morgan (2001)

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer (2001)

Colony by Rob Grant (2001)

Lost by Gregory Maguire (2001)

The Dreamthief's Daughter by Michael Moorcock (2001)

Cosmonaut Keep by Ken Macleod (2000)

The Collapsium by Wil McCarthy (2000)

Traitor's Moon by Lynn Flewelling (1999)

The Martian Race by Gregory Benford (1999)

Dinosaur Summer by Greg Bear (1998)

Daughter of the Blood by Anne Bishop (1998)

Automated Alice by Jeff Noon (1996)

Servant of the Bones by Anne Rice (1996)

Pollen by Jeff Noon (1995)

The Ship Who Searched by Anne McCaffrey and Mercedes Lackey (1992)

Enchanters' End Game by David Eddings (1984)

Pawn of Prophecy by David Eddings (1982)

Queen of Sorcery by David Eddings (1982)

The Compass Rose by Ursula Le Guin (1982)

Protector by Larry Niven (1973)

Inconstant Moon by Larry Niven (1973)

The World Inside by Robert Silverberg (1971)

The Hobbit (audiobook) by J. R. R. Tolkien (1968)

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