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4 star rated film reviews

Elysium (2013) directed by Neill Blomkamp


Warm Bodies (2013) directed by Jonathan Levine


Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013) directed by J.J. Abrams


Beautiful Creatures (2013) directed by Richard LaGravenese


The Hunger Games (2012) directed by Gary Ross


Brave (2012) directed by Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman and Steve Purcell


Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) directed by Joe Johnston


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011) directed by David Yates


Alice In Wonderland (2010) directed by Tim Burton


Iron Man 2 (2010) directed by Jon Favreau


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) directed by David Yates


Eclipse (2010) directed by David Slade


The Secret Of Moonacre (2009) directed by Gabor Csupo


Surrogates (2009) directed by Jonathan Mostow


Star Trek (2009) directed by J.J. Abrams


Doghouse (2009) directed by Jake West


The Road (2009) directed by John Hillcoat


Avatar (2009) directed by James Cameron


Planet 51 (2009) directed by Jorge Blanco


Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008) directed by Guillermo del Toro


The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) directed by Andrew Adamson


The Colour of Magic (2008) directed by Vadim Jean


The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button (2008) directed by David Fincher


Blindness (2008) directed by Fernando Meirelles


Hancock (2008) directed by Peter Berg


Iron Man (2007) directed by Jon Favreau


Transformers (2007) directed by Michael Bay


Perfect Creature (2007) directed by Glenn Standring


Shrek The Third (2007) directed by Chris Miller


Bridge To Terabithia (2007) directed by Gabor Csupo


The Golden Compass (2007) directed by Chris Weitz


Beowulf (2007) directed by Robert Zemeckis


Stardust (2007) directed by Matthew Vaughn


Hogfather (2006) directed by Vadim Jean


Pan's Labyrinth (2006) directed by Guillermo del Toro


Superman Returns (2006) directed by Bryan Singer


Final Fantasy VII : Advent Children (2006) directed by Tetsuya Nomura


The Island (2005) directed by Michael Bay


Star Wars Episode III : Revenge of the Sith (2005) directed by George Lucas


Primer (2005) directed by Shane Carruth


Constantine (2005) directed by Francis Lawrence


Serenity (2005) directed by Joss Whedon


Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) directed by Mike Newell


Beowulf and Grendel (2005) directed by Sturla Gunnarsson


The Brothers Grimm (2005) directed by Terry Gilliam


Night Watch (2005) directed by Timur Bekmambetov


I, Robot (2004) directed by Alex Proyas


Howl's Moving Castle (2004) directed by Hayao Miyazaki


Spider-Man 2 (2004) directed by Sam Raimi


Hellboy (2004) directed by Guillermo del Toro


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) directed by Alfonso Cuaron


The Stepford Wives (2004) directed by Frank Oz


The Lord of the Rings : The Return of the King (2003) directed by Peter Jackson


Star Trek: Nemesis (2002) directed by Stuart Baird


Reign of Fire (2002) directed by Rob Bowman


Star Wars: Attack of the Clones (2002) directed by George Lucas


Equilibrium (2002) directed by Kurt Wimmer


Minority Report (2002) directed by Steven Spielberg


The Others (2001) directed by Alejandro Amenabar


Pitch Black (2000) directed by David Twohy


The 6th Day (2000) directed by Roger Spottiswoode


Sleepy Hollow (1999) directed by Tim Burton


Merlin (1998) directed by Steve Barron


Men In Black (1997) directed by Barry Sonnenfeld


Starship Troopers (1997) directed by Paul Verhoeven


From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) directed by Robert Rodriguez


Independence Day (1996) directed by Roland Emmerich


Waterworld (1995) directed by Kevin Reynolds


Stargate (1994) directed by Roland Emmerich


The Mask (1994) directed by Charles Russel


Jurassic Park (1993) directed by Steven Spielberg


Army Of Darkness: The Medieval Dead (1993) directed by Sam Raimi


Labyrinth (1986) directed by Jim Henson


Enemy Mine (1985) directed by Wolfgang Peterson


Alien (1979) directed by Ridley Scott


2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) directed by Stanley Kubrick


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4 star rated book reviews

Defender by G. X. Todd (2017)


Abducted by Evangeline Anderson (2016)


Sleepless by Lou Morgan (2015)


Magisterium: The Copper Gauntlet by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare (2015)


Written In The Blood by Stephen Lloyd Jones (2014)


The Gospel Of Loki by Joanne M. Harris (2014)


Magisterium: The Iron Trial by Cassandra Clare and Holly Black (2014)


Mine To Spell by Janeal Falor (2014)


Breach Zone by Myke Cole (2014)


The Knowledge by Lewis Dartnell (2014)


The Marching Dead by Lee Battersby (2013)


The New Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko (2013)


The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey (2013)


Fuse by Julianna Baggott (2013)


Fortress Frontier by Myke Cole (2013)


The Farm by Emily McKay (2013)


Saga: Volume Two by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (2013)


Pros and Cons by Jenna Black (2013)


Dark Secrets by Shona Husk (2013)


The Merchant of Dreams by Anne Lyle (2013)


Fiend by Peter Stenson (2013)


Nocturnal by Scott Sigler (2012)


Juggernaut by Adam Baker (2012)


The Wolf Gift by Anne Rice (2012)


Where Are We Going? by Allen Ashley (2012)


Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas (2012)


Transmission by John Meaney (2012)


Giant Thief by David Tallerman (2012)


Control Point by Myke Cole (2012)


Interview With The Vampire: Claudia's Story by Anne Rice and Ashley Marie Witter (2012)


Mechagnosis by Douglas Thompson (2012)


vN by Madeline Ashby (2012)


The Corpse-Rat King by Lee Battersby (2012)


Grave Mercy by Robin Lafevers (2012)


Tomorrow The Killing by Daniel Polansky (2012)


Emperor Mollusk Versus The Sinister Brain by A. Lee Martinez (2012)


Carpathia by Matt Forbeck (2012)


Royal Street by Suzanne Johnson (2012)


The Great Game by Lavie Tidhar (2012)


Blackbirds by Chuck Wendig (2012)


Dark Currents by Ian Whates (2012)


Magic: An Anthology Of The Esoteric And Arcane by Jonathan Oliver (2012)


Terror Tales Of The Cotswolds by Paul Finch (2012)


The Nine Deaths Of Doctor Valentine by John Llewellyn Probert (2012)


Blood And Feathers by Lou Morgan (2012)


Last Days by Adam Nevill (2012)


Soulless: The Manga: Volume Two by Gail Carriger and Rem (2012)


Castle Waiting: Volume 1 by Linda Medley (2012)


The Dirty Streets Of Heaven by Tad Williams (2012)


A Town Called Pandemonium by Anne C. Perry and Jared Shurin (2012)


Super Crooks: The Heist by Mark Millar and Leinil Yu (2012)


The Four Realms by Adrian Faulkner (2012)


Fairest: Wide Awake by Bill Willingham and Phil Jimenez (2012)


Entanglement by Douglas Thompson (2012)


Saga: Volume One by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (2012)


iZombie: Six Feet Under And Rising by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred (2012)


Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks (2012)


How To Think Like A Neandertal by Thomas Wynn and Frederick L. Coolidge (2012)


Red Country by Joe Abercrombie (2012)


Roil by Trent Jamieson (2011)


666 Charing Cross Road by Paul Magrs (2011)


The Butterfly Man And Other Stories by Paul Kane (2011)


Inflight Science by Brian Clegg (2011)


The Straight Razor Cure by Daniel Polansky (2011)


Queen of Kings by Maria Dahvana Headley (2011)


The Watchers by Jon Steele (2011)


Automatic Safe Dog by Jet McDonald (2011)


Chasing The Moon by A. Lee Martinez (2011)


Ember and Ash by Pamela Freeman (2011)


Paranormality by Richard Wiseman (2011)


Phoenix Rising by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris (2011)


Equations of Life by Simon Morden (2011)


Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson (2011)


The Night Eternal by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan (2011)


The Epigenetics Revolution by Nessa Carey (2011)


Divergent by Veronica Roth (2011)


Electrified Sheep by Alex Boese (2011)


iZombie: Dead To The World by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred (2011)


Master Of The House Of Darts by Aliette De Bodard (2011)


The Steampunk Bible by Jeff Vandermeer and S. J. Chambers (2011)


Apoidea by Douglas Thompson (2011)


Hateful Heart by Sam Stone (2011)


Feather by David Rix (2011)


Angelfire by Courtney Allison Moulton (2011)


How Many Friends Does One Person Need? by Robin Dunbar (2010)


Spellwright by Blake Charlton (2010)


The Uncrowned King by Rowena Cory Daniells (2010)


Dragon Haven by Robin Hobb (2010)


The Mammoth Book Of Best New Horror 21 by Stephen Jones (2010)


Hell's Belles by Paul Magrs (2010)


Flirt by Laurell K. Hamilton (2010)


City of Dreams and Nightmare by Ian Whates (2010)


Walking The Tree by Kaaron Warren (2010)


Unpleasant Tales by Brendan Connell (2010)


End Times by Rio Youers (2010)


King Maker by Maurice Broaddus (2010)


So Cold The River by Michael Koryta (2010)


Tome of the Undergates by Sam Sykes (2010)


Bullet by Laurell K. Hamilton (2010)


Damage Time by Colin Harvey (2010)


Blind Swimmer by Various (2010)


Amortals by Matt Forbeck (2010)


Lex Trent Versus The Gods by Alex Bell (2010)


Zombie Apocalypse by Stephen Jones (2010)


The Hunter And The Marked by John Beachem (2010)


Sylvow by Douglas Thompson (2010)


Knife by R. J. Anderson (2009)


Nights of Villjamur by Mark Charan Newton (2009)


The Sweet Scent Of Blood by Suzanne McLeod (2008)


The Painted Man by Peter V. Brett (2008)


Of Quills and Kings by Joel Reeves (2008)


The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J. K. Rowling (2008)


Shadow's Edge by Brent Weeks (2008)


The Iron Hunt by Marjorie M. Liu (2008)


Pretty Little Things To Fill Up The Void by Simon Logan (2008)


Bad Science by Ben Goldacre (2008)


First Among Sequels by Jasper Fforde (2007)


Death By Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries by Neil DeGrasse Tyson (2007)


Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead (2007)


The Dead Girls' Dance by Rachel Caine (2007)


Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (2007)


GemX by Nicky Singer (2006)


Cracking Grace by Steven Stromp (2006)


Traitor to the Blood by Barb and J. C. Hendee (2006)


Voice of the Gods by Trudi Canavan (2006)


Sebastian by Anne Bishop (2006)


To Love a Sagelord by Paul Massey (2006)


Storms of Vengeance by John Beachem (2006)


The Culled by Simon Spurrier (2006)


John Constantine, Hellblazer: Stations of the Cross by Mike Carey (2006)


Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier (2006)


After Dolly by Ian Wilmut and Roger Highfield (2006)


Infoquake by David Louis Edelman (2006)


Glass Houses by Rachel Caine (2006)


New Moon by Stephenie Meyer (2006)


Junk Science by Dan Agin (2006)


Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder (2005)


Grave Sight by Charlaine Harris (2005)


Dreams Made Flesh by Anne Bishop (2005)


Eldest by Christopher Paolini (2005)


Microbe: Are We Ready For The Next Plague? by Alan P. Zelicoff and Michael Bellomo (2005)


Twilight by Stephenie Meyer (2005)


Chill Factor by Rachel Caine (2005)


Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison (2004)


Thief of Lives by Barb and J. C. Hendee (2004)


Eve by Aurelio O'Brien (2004)


The Walking Dead: Miles Behind Us by Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard and Cliff Rathburn (2004)


Undead And Unwed by Maryjanice Davidson (2004)


A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett (2004)


Sunspot by Garth Jones (2003)


Inkheart by Cornelia Funke (2003)


Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett (2003)


Dhampir by Barb and J. C. Hendee (2003)


Broken Angels by Richard Morgan (2003)


The High Lord by Trudi Canavan (2003)


Crossing the Meadow by Kfir Luzzatto (2003)


The Face by Dean Koontz (2003)


The Science of Harry Potter : How Magic Really Works by Roger Highfield (2002)


Across The Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn (2002)


The Longest Way Home by Robert Silverberg (2002)


Kil'n People by David Brin (2002)


Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon (2002)


The Magician's Guild by Trudi Canavan (2001)


Bitten by Kelley Armstrong (2001)


The Pillars of the World by Anne Bishop (2001)


On by Adam Roberts (2001)


Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris (2001)


Prophecy by Elizabeth Haydon (2001)


Queen of the Darkness by Anne Bishop (2000)


The Invisible Ring by Anne Bishop (2000)


Salt by Adam Roberts (2000)


Witch Child by Celia Rees (2000)


Darwin's Radio by Greg Bear (1999)


Heir to the Shadows by Anne Bishop (1999)


The Still by David Feintuch (1998)


Stalking Darkness by Lynn Flewelling (1997)


Luck in the Shadows by Lynn Flewelling (1996)


Otherland : City of Golden Shadow by Tad Williams (1996)


Raising the Stones by Sheri S Tepper (1990)


Infernal Devices by K. W. Jeter (1987)


The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel (1980)


Morlock Night by K. W. Jeter (1979)


Rendezvous With Rama by Arthur C. Clarke (1973)


2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke (1968)


The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch by Philip K. Dick (1964)


The Rest Of The Robots by Isaac Asimov (1964)


Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut (1963)


The Drowned World by J. G. Ballard (1962)


A Canticle For Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr. (1959)


The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut (1959)


The Currents of Space by Isaac Asimov (1955)


Destination: Universe! by A. E. van Vogt (1953)


Away And Beyond by A. E. van Vogt (1952)


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