They’re the old guard. They’re almost out of the game. But they’re the best mercenaries the world has ever seen. Played by the greatest action stars of recent decades, they’re The Expendables and they’re back to level yet another country in Expendables 3.
During one of the first book clubs, we discussed Michel Faber’s Under The Skin that was getting a movie. It was long delayed, but it will now finally hit cinemas here. We’ve seen it and all we can say is: You’re in for something truly remarkable.
A long time ago, we used to be friends. But. I haven’t talked to you lately at all. These are the lyrics to the theme song of Veronica Mars, the teen detective. And earlier this year, she made a spectacular return. Not only as a movie, but also in book form. Let’s have a look […]
«Something good, something bad… a bit of both.» It is time, everyone! The Guardians of the Galaxy hit the big screen on August 28th. We’ve managed to negotiate a deal where we get the best seats in the house on the 30th of August, so sign up now!
Last year, we got The Purge. The movie didn’t get too many good reviews. But 40 years ago, this movie would have been a cult classic. Let’s take a trip down memory lane, all the way back to the 1970s and its movies.
Rodents and outer space go together in comic books, it seems. DC Comics had Ch’P, a green lantern squirrel from another planet, until he got run over by a yellow truck. And Marvel has their Guardian of the Galaxy. They have Rocket Raccoon! And the first issue of the eponymous comic is the grand prize […]
Since moving to Zürich, I have been told exactly three hundred and eighty seven times that I had to see Vienna. I love cafes. Vienna. I love music. Vienna. I love strolling through backstreets, photographing architecture, and lazing around parcs, where I can happily lounge on the grass for hours just reading a book. Again, […]
In mid-2013, a book appeared. This book was called «The 100» by Kass Morgan. Oddly enough, it received very little fanfare and somehow found the attention of TV producers. Let’s have a look at the book that started the TV show.
John Constantine is British. He’s also a self-proclaimed Master of the Dark Arts and Exorcist. He’s also the star of Constantine, the NBC TV-series that starts airing in October. We’ve already seen it and even though it’s a good show, it won’t be easy for the British Warlock to enthrall audiences.