The Suicide Squad (2021)

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While I would never say that Suicide Squad (2016) was a great movie, I didn't seem to hate it quite as much as the rest of the world. And now it seems I really don't love the slightly-sequel-y reboot anywhere near as much as everyone else. Seriously, people are raving about this like it's the best comic … Continue reading The Suicide Squad (2021)

The Glitter End – Vivian Conroy

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"'Watch out for the top of the door!'" We first met Delta Douglas back in Last Pen Standing, when she moved to a sleepy former Gold Rush town to open a craft supplies shop with her best friend. We rejoin them, two murders later (!), as the tourist town of Tundish hits the slow autumn/winter season. … Continue reading The Glitter End – Vivian Conroy

Little Bookshop of Murder – Maggie Blackburn

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"Summer Merriweather slipped off her flip-flops, allowing the sand's warmth to comfort the bottom of her feet like it had thousands of times before." I'm a sucker for stories about books and bookshops, and there's something lovely about a good cosy mystery when you need some non-mentally-taxing reading. Alas, while not dreadful by any means, … Continue reading Little Bookshop of Murder – Maggie Blackburn

Mulan (2020)

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The latest in the Disney live action (or not so much, with some of them) remakes continues with no little controversy. I can't really comment much on the cultural issues, or the lead actress's political comments. But yeah, asking £20 over and above the subscription fee for the platform it's showing on - meh. But, … Continue reading Mulan (2020)