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Sherlock Holmes 2: A Game of Shadows

27 Dec

You need to know something about me – I loved Guy Ritchie’s first Holmes adaptation. Loved is not a strong enough word, perhaps. It was a movie that was everything, EVERYTHING an adaptation should be, and gave me characters I enjoyed watching tremendously and it was madly in love with the source it was based on but at the same time extremely aware of itself and the fail and biases in that original canon, and it had gorgeous action and pretty people and amazing, amazing acting, and a really, unbelievably well written script.

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“Soulless” by Gail Carriger

17 Aug

Soulless is, without a doubt, the best book you will read this year.

 This sounds like a grand statement, I know. Not everyone likes a steampunk Victorian England inhabited by werewolves and vampires, after all. However, I am confident in my assertion that this book will be enjoyable even to people who usually shy away from every single trope and genre it embraces.

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