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The Joy of Reading Star Trek

I must have been in my very early teens when it happened. My mum was working with a lady who happened to be a big Star Trek fan and, for whatever reason she wanted to get rid of a few Star Trek novels. And by ‘a few’ I mean a few hundred. I had recently […]

Cloud Atlas Shrugged – or let the Skyfall

On Monday Skyfall was released on Blu-ray and DVD in the UK. Tomorrow Cloud Atlas will open in UK cinemas. Two films, poles apart. Skyfall, the 23th entry in probably the world’s longest running and most successful film franchise. An undemanding, commercially safe example of formula film-making and an enormous box-office hit. Cloud Atlas a […]