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BOOK REVIEW: Age of Shiva by James Lovegrove

REVIEW SUMMARY: Possibly Lovegrove’s best yet. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: A team of godlike super-powered beings based on the ten avatars of Vishnu from Hindu mythology [...]

March 26, 2014 // 1 Comment

MOVIE REVIEW: Clash of the Titans (2010)

...when I heard that Warner Bros. was remaking Clash of the Titans, I had no qualms. In fact, I wished it well. Granted, it might lack Harryhausen's monsters, but could conceivably make up for any lack with energy and fun. Seating Louis Leterrier in the director's chair only enhanced the movie's standing; after all, he brought 2008's The Incredible Hulk to something almost resembling life, so I assumed he would bring an eye for action and a sense of pace to the remake. Hell, I told myself, if it leaves out Bubo, the mechanical owl from the original, then it already would be ahead of the game. [...]

April 3, 2010 // 15 Comments