Dir: Doug Liman
Writ: David S. Goyer, Jim Uhls, & Simon Kinberg. Based on book by Steven Gould Hayden Christensen … David Rice
Samuel L. Jackson … Roland
Diane Lane … Mary Rice
Jamie Bell … Griffin
Rachel Bilson … Millie David Rice used to be your average chump. His word, not mine. But then he discovered that he could jump; transport himself instantly from one […]
Author: Fred Vargas trans. Sian Reynolds
ISBN: 9780099488965 DDC: 843.914
See also: LibraryThing ; Strangley Connected ; Thorasbook ; Dave’s Fiction Blog ; Lizzy’s Literary Life
Leaning his shoulder against the dark basement wall, Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg stood contemplating the enormous central heating boiler which had suddenly stopped working, two days before.
If you’ve been reading this blog for a […]
Since I’ve done one of these quizzy things, and seeing as I’ve been fairly quiet recently what better way to blog without really blogging than to post a quiz-thing?
From the Beeb’s what am I like quiz:
Your answers suggest you are an Idealist
The four aspects that make up this personality type are:
Spontaneous, Ideas, Hearts and Introvert Summary […]
Dir: Jason Reitman
Writ: Diablo Cody Ellen Page … Juno MacGuff
Michael Cera … Paulie Bleeker
Jennifer Garner … Vanessa Loring
Jason Bateman … Mark Loring
Allison Janney … Bren MacGuff
J.K. Simmons … Mac MacGuff
Olivia Thirlby … Leah Juno is 16. And pregnant. At first she thinks she’ll have an abortion, but changes her mind, she’ll continue to be pregnant but she isn’t interested in being a Mommy. […]
Author: Scott Lynch
ISBN: 9780575079755 DDC: 813.6
Book 1 of The Gentleman Bastards Sequence
LibraryThing ; Scott Lynch’s site ; Shards of Delirium ; Ficsation ; The Core Dump ; Speculative Horizons ; At the height of the long wet summer of the Seventy-Seventh Year of Sendovani, the Thiefmaker of Camorr paid a sudden and unannounced visit to […]
I’m speechless. I have no idea what to say after that match. The first half was so horrible. Unless you were French of course. What is with Ireland and first halves in France? Remember 2 years ago? Although this was worst, because right up to the final whistle the hope was there.
And let me tell […]
Sheila pointed out that today is Laura Ingalls Wilder’s birthday. She was born on 7th Feb 1867. And reading Sheila’s post I remembered how much i loved those books as a child.
Unlike Sheila I have no idea how old I was when I read them; I know that B#1 read them before me. The memory […]
Students! Aren’t they annoying. And stupid.
Perhaps I over generalise. Actually no perhaps about it, I do, I know. And I get on really well with some of our students. But in general, as a population, aren’t they stupid? And annoying?
I say this because the stupid questions just keep coming. And the lack of ability to […]
Dir: Marc Forster
Writ: David Benioff based on book by Khaled Hosseini Khalid Abdalla … Amir
Atossa Leoni … Soraya
Shaun Toub … Rahim Kahn
Sayed Jafar Masihullah Gharibzada … Omar
Zekeria Ebrahimi … Young Amir
Ahmad Khan Mahmidzada … Young Hassan
Homayoun Ershadi … Baba I haven’t read the book this film is based on so I can’t comment on how well the story makes […]