Category Archives: Cinema

The Book Thief of Gravity

I spent most of yesterday afternoon and late evening watching two very different films: The Book Thief, and Gravity. Here, then, are my impressions – be aware that there are spoilers, so, if you don’t want to know what happens, … Continue reading

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It Has Not Escaped Our Notice #131

If you’re planning to visit the Cromer Enormoplex soon, be careful where you park your backside. Thank you. This photo courtesy of Mrs C. M. of Cromer.

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The Desolation of Smaug – A Review

I have recently returned from the Cromer Enormoplex from my second viewing of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, a magic lantern production directed by Peter Jackson. As you’ll know, unless you’ve spent the past two years in Gollum’s cave, … Continue reading

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The Desolation of Smaug

To celebrate the imminent release at your local enormoplex of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, I’m giving away The Science of Middle Earth for that whole weekend, 12-15 December. My agent tells me that it’ll be available as a … Continue reading

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Hobbitry

I’m literally just back from the Cromer Enormoplex where I was subjected to saw The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, so what follows is very much a second impression: Howard Shore’s soundtrack is still ringing in mes oreilles. There might also … Continue reading

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