Author Archives: Mary

A Review of Star Trek: Into Darkness

*WARNING spoilers for the beginning of the film, but otherwise a mostly safe review* When you have re-energised a legendary series of television programmes and films with a brand new movie that was both critically and commercially successful – bringing … Continue reading

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First Impressions of Thor: The Dark World Trailer

I first saw the Thor: The Dark World trailer a few days ago, and I’m not sure if it has made me more or less excited about the film. To be honest, I’ve been so excited about it that it’s … Continue reading

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The 50th Post/10,000 View Dance Party

Hi everyone. I have some awesome news! As of a few days ago (I don’t know exactly when and WordPress won’t tell me), this blog has officially had more than 10,000 views! Hurray! The timing of this actually ties in … Continue reading

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Plants are Not an Element

Have you ever had a conversation with someone about the four elements? You know the ones I mean. Fire, Earth, Air, Water – they’re not the scientific elements we base our knowledge on today, but they are the classical ones … Continue reading

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Good Things Come in Small Packages: Animated Shorts

I absolutely love animated shorts. It’s like someone took all the wonderful things about animation and film-making and condensed it into about a fifth of the length of a full movie. Along with trailers, getting to see the animated shorts … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day List – Top Ten Fictional Romances

Happy (Belated) Valentine’s Day, everyone! I was intending to do this special Valentine’s Day post yesterday, but I was busy. And before you go thinking I was out on a date with a special someone (or whatever couples do on … Continue reading

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It’s a Pan! It’s a Cake! No, It’s Pancake Day!

Today, as many of you probably know, is Pancake Day. I didn’t find out about this until about midday today, when my mum told me we were having pancakes for dinner, much to my confusion. Still, even if I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Well, putting those two colons in that one sentence was pretty awkward…. My family and I went to see The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in the cinema about a week and a half ago. I realise I’m one of the … Continue reading

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Bit of Book Blogging: The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets by Eva Rice

Quick note: I wrote this post several weeks ago, when I’d just finished reading The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets. Just to anyone who was wondering about the date details or anything like that. Also, my perspective on The Lost … Continue reading

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Weirdest Things (Blog Meme)

This blog’s first ever blog meme has arrived! It’s called the Weirdest Things blog meme and I was tagged in it by Nevillegirl over at Musings From Neville’s Navel. Thank you, Nevillegirl! Rules 1. If you are tagged, answer the … Continue reading

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