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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

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

Dark Shadows (2012) directed by Tim Burton

Avengers Assemble (2012) directed by Joss Whedon

Men In Black III (2012) directed by Barry Sonnenfeld

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

Mirror, Mirror (2012) directed by Tarsem Singh

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

Cowboys And Aliens (2011) directed by Jon Favreau

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

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

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

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

Pandorum (2009) directed by Christian Alvart

New Moon (2009) directed by Chris Weitz

Splice (2009) directed by Vincenzo Natali

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

District 9 (2009) directed by Neill Blomkamp

Ink (2009) directed by Jamin Winans

Terminator Salvation (2009) directed by McG

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

FAQ About Time Travel (2009) directed by Gareth Carrivick

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

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

Twilight (2008) directed by Catherine Hardwicke

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

Jumper (2008) directed by Doug Liman

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

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

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

The Andromeda Strain (2008) directed by Mikael Salomon

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

The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008) directed by Mark Waters

Mirrors (2008) directed by Alexandre Aja

City Of Ember (2008) directed by Gil Kenan

Inkheart (2008) directed by Iain Softley

Enchanted (2007) directed by Kevin Lima

Arthur and the Invisibles (2007) directed by Luc Besson

1408 (2007) directed by Mikael Håfström

The Invasion (2007) directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel

The Reaping (2007) directed by Stephen Hopkins

Blood and Chocolate (2007) directed by Katja Von Garnier

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

I Am Legend (2007) directed by Francis Lawrence

30 Days Of Night (2007) directed by David Slade

Spider-Man 3 (2007) directed by Sam Raimi

Pulse (2006) directed by Jim Sonzero

Children of Men (2006) directed by Alfonso Cuaron

Underworld Evolution (2006) directed by Len Wiseman

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

Stealth (2005) directed by Rob Cohen

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

The Chronicles of Riddick (2004) directed by David Twohy

The Day After Tomorrow (2004) directed by Roland Emmerich

Appleseed (2004) directed by Shinji Aramaki

Daredevil (2003) directed by Mark Steven Johnson

X-Men 2 (2003) directed by Bryan Singer

The Time Machine (2002) directed by Simon Wells

Impostor (2002) directed by Gary Fleder

Evolution (2001) directed by Ivan Reitman

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

Event Horizon (1997) directed by Paul Anderson

The Running Man (1987) directed by Paul Michael Glaser

Silent Running (1972) directed by Douglas Trumbull

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3 star rated book reviews

War Cry by Jim Butcher and Carlos Gomez (2014)

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

Along The Watchtower by David Litwack (2013)

The Pack by Jason Starr (2012)

Silent Voices by Gary McMahon (2012)

Silver-Tongued Devil by Jaye Wells (2012)

The Brides Of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan (2012)

Kiss The Dead by Laurell K. Hamilton (2012)

Superior by Mark Millar and Leinil Yu (2012)

Siegfried by Alex Alice (2012)

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

Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness (2012)

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

Hair Side, Flesh Side by Helen Marshall (2012)

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

A Touch of Crimson by Sylvia Day (2012)

A Hunger So Wild by Sylvia Day (2012)

The Silver Wind by Nina Allan (2011)

Cosmos Close-Up by Giles Sparrow (2011)

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

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

Camera Obscura by Lavie Tidhar (2011)

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

Kultus by Richard Ford (2011)

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

Mistification by Kaaron Warren (2011)

Physics Of The Future by Michio Kaku (2011)

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness (2011)

The Christmas Spirits by Whitley Strieber (2011)

Blood Oath by Christopher Farnsworth (2010)

Angelology by Danielle Trussoni (2010)

Glimpses by Lynn Flewelling (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)

House Of Suns by Alastair Reynolds (2008)

Shadowmagic by John Lenahan (2008)

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

Brisingr by Christopher Paolini (2008)

Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer (2008)

Outlaw Trigger by Lee Stephen (2007)

Belladonna by Anne Bishop (2007)

Dawn of Destiny by Lee Stephen (2007)

Night Rising by Chris Marie Green (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)

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

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

Dreamers by Christian R. Bonawandt (2004)

Market Forces by Richard Morgan (2004)

Blood And Memory by Fiona McIntosh (2004)

The House of Gaian by Anne Bishop (2003)

Natural History by Justina Robson (2003)

Maul by Tricia Sullivan (2003)

Trading in Danger by Elizabeth Moon (2003)

The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett (2003)

Myrren's Gift by Fiona McIntosh (2003)

Eragon by Christopher Paolini (2002)

The Usurper's Crown by Sarah Zettel (2002)

Light by M. John Harrison (2002)

Vitals by Greg Bear (2002)

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

Colony by Rob Grant (2001)

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer (2001)

The Dreamthief's Daughter by Michael Moorcock (2001)

Altered Carbon by Richard Morgan (2001)

Lost by Gregory Maguire (2001)

Cosmonaut Keep by Ken Macleod (2000)

The Collapsium by Wil McCarthy (2000)

The Martian Race by Gregory Benford (1999)

Traitor's Moon by Lynn Flewelling (1999)

Dinosaur Summer by Greg Bear (1998)

Daughter of the Blood by Anne Bishop (1998)

Servant of the Bones by Anne Rice (1996)

Automated Alice by Jeff Noon (1996)

Pollen by Jeff Noon (1995)

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

Enchanters' End Game by David Eddings (1984)

Queen of Sorcery by David Eddings (1982)

The Compass Rose by Ursula Le Guin (1982)

Pawn of Prophecy by David Eddings (1982)

Inconstant Moon by Larry Niven (1973)

Protector by Larry Niven (1973)

The World Inside by Robert Silverberg (1971)

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

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