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Monthly Archives: February 2013

My Fearless Oscar Predictions

If you want to win your Oscar pool, then you’ll want to pay close attention to my picks. best picture: Lincoln – This is an upset pick with all of the sentiment going to Argo best director: Stephen Spielberg – In what should be a rock solid night for Lincoln, Spielberg is a rock solid Read More…

Death Mask by Graham Masterton

In Death Mask, the main protagonist Molly Sawyer, has a special artisitic talent.  She helps the police in drawing sketches for them.  Her mother-in-law Sissy has psychic talents and reads tarot cards.  The story really kicks into high gear when a mysterious double murder occurs in the elevator of a building in Cincinatti.  The killer Read More…

Blood Oath: The President’s Vampire by Christopher Farnsworth

When I heard of the concept for this novel, I was immediately intrigued.  A vampire who has given an oath to protect the president of the United States – cool idea.  When a vampire protecting the president is the most believable aspect of this story, you have a hot mess on your hands.  Where do Read More…

Review of Warm Bodies

Who says zombies can feel love?  Although I wouldn’t call Warm Bodies a comedy, it’s more of a light-hearted zombie movie.  There is a good bit of gore along with a lot of action scenes, but they still manage to keep it light.  In Warm Bodies, R is a zombie who’s a bit different from Read More…