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Throwback Thursday: Cube

Cube Director: Vincenzo Natali Released: September 11, 1998 Rating: R The Rundown: “Without remembering how they got there, several strangers awaken in a prison of cubic cells, some of them booby-trapped.  There’s onetime cop Quentin (Maurice Dean Wint), scientist Holloway (Nicky Guadagni), young math genius Leaven (Nicole de Boer), master of escapes Rennes (Wayne Robson),…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Cube

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Throwback Thursday: The Ring

The Ring Director: Gore Verbinski Released: October 18, 2002 Rating: PG-13 The Rundown: “It sounds like just another urban legend—a videotape filled with nightmarish images leads to a phone call foretelling the viewer’s death in exactly seven days.  Newspaper reporter Rachel Keller (Naomi Watts) is skeptical of the story until four teenagers all die mysteriously…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: The Ring

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Book Review: Final Girls, by Mira Grant

Final Girls By: Mira Grant (Seanan McGuire) Published: April 30, 2017 by Subterranean Press Length: 112 pages The Rundown: “What if you could fix the worst parts of yourself by confronting your worst fears? Dr. Jennifer Webb has invented proprietary virtual reality technology that purports to heal psychological wounds by running clients through scenarios straight…… Continue reading Book Review: Final Girls, by Mira Grant

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Book Review: “Loaded,” By Joe Hill

“Loaded,” from Strange Weather By: Joe Hill Published: October 24, 2017 by William Morrow Page Count: 142 pages The Rundown: “In ‘Loaded,’ a mall security guard in a coastal Florida town courageously stops a mass shooting and becomes a hero to the modern gun rights movement.  But under the glare of the spotlights, his story…… Continue reading Book Review: “Loaded,” By Joe Hill

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Book Review: The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion (Danielle Cain #1), by Margaret Killjoy

The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion (Danielle Cain #1) By: Margaret Killjoy Published: August 15, 2017 by Tor.com Page Count: 112 pages; Kindle edition The Rundown: “Danielle Cain is a queer punk rock traveler, jaded from a decade on the road.  Searching for clues about her best friend’s mysterious and sudden suicide, she ventures to…… Continue reading Book Review: The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion (Danielle Cain #1), by Margaret Killjoy

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Book Review: “Snapshot,” by Joe Hill

“Snapshot,” from Strange Weather By: Joe Hill Published: October 24, 2017 by William Morrow Page Count: 90 pages The Rundown: “’Snapshot’ is the disturbing story of a Silicon Valley adolescent who finds himself threatened by ‘The Phoenician,’ a tattooed thug who possesses a Polaroid Instant Camera that erases memories, snap by snap.” What a Wonderful…… Continue reading Book Review: “Snapshot,” by Joe Hill

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Book Review: Sleeping Beauties, by Stephen King and Owen King

Sleeping Beauties By: Stephen King and Owen King Published: September 26, 2017 by Scribner Page Count: 702 pages; hardcover The Rundown: “In a future so near and real it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep; they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze.  If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their…… Continue reading Book Review: Sleeping Beauties, by Stephen King and Owen King