Tag Archives: Post-Apocalyptic stuff

Elsewhere Reviews: Naomi Booth, “Sealed”

Originally published at The Green Man Review! “Oh lord, keep me safe from harm. Oh lord, keep me safe from my skin” This is a first novel? Wow. Absolutely stunning. Feels a bit like Shirley Jackson’s We Have Always Lived in the … Continue reading

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#31in31 2016: The Colony

“People will do horrible things to survive.” Story: After a global winter, the lucky ones live in underground “Colonies” where people are safe, and avoiding the flu is literally a way of life. But when one Colony sends an SOS … Continue reading

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#31in31 2016: These Final Hours

“Here it is folks. It’s happened.” Story: An impact in the North Atlantic obliterates Western Europe, the East Coast of the United States, and West Africa, with the rest of the world quickly following suit. Australia has 12 hours to … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “10 Cloverfield Lane” — J.J. Abrams’ Cloverfield sequel? Maybe?

Let’s face it; Cloverfield was fascinating, but there were tons of questions I had afterwards.  Why all the “Slusho” stuff during Cloverfield‘s viral campaign? Why did the monster come up anyway?  And what the hell happened afterwards?  Well, we may … Continue reading

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“The 5th Wave” trailer shows alien apocalypse

A movie franchise based on a crazy-popular YA trilogy of novels.  Sound familiar?  Oh yeah, Hollywood is definitely mining the Young Adult section of the bookstore right now.  And The 5th Wave is the newest book-to-film coming our way. Based … Continue reading

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Review in a Flash: The Maze Runner

Sometimes I’m too lazy for a full-out piece. Sometimes everything I’ve got to say about a film can be summarized in a sentence or two. Sometimes it’s both. So herewith, a quick-n-dirty on The Maze Runner! Nutshell:  I’d give The … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Review: The Rover

Nutshell: I’d give The Rover a B+. It’s the type of film that had me watching, completely hooked, from the get-go (granted, it’s a heckuva start). But the bleak, unforgiving style of the film may put some off. If you’re … Continue reading

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