Category Archives: Reviews

The Lego Movie: A Very Short Review

by Brenda W. Clough  This is not a movie that I intended to see. I do not do Legos, I do novels, which are very similar only you have to make the pieces. But my son, who is oppressed by … Continue reading


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Her: A Very Short Review

by Brenda W. Clough  Her, by Spike Jonze, is an Oscar-winning movie came out in 2013. I haven’t gotten around to seeing it until now, and it is, I am delighted to report, the purest SF you ever saw. You … Continue reading


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Let The Right One In: A Very Short Review

by Brenda W. Clough  This is a play that we saw in London that I did not select. A friend organized a group of 20 to go, and of course I said yes without a thought. (I never say no.) … Continue reading


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Antony & Cleopatra: A Very Short Review

by Brenda W. Clough  Shakespeare is wonderful. But Shakespeare at the Globe Theater in London, an exact replica of the original playhouse on the south shore of the Thames, is unbelievably cool. I am so glad we did this! Some … Continue reading


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War Horse: A Very Short Review

by Brenda W. Clough  While we were in London we saw the UK production of War Horse. This show won five Tonys in the US production, and a hatful of awards in Britain. It also was made into a movie … Continue reading


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The Importance of Being Ernest: A Very Short Review

by Brenda W. Clough  For those of you who have just tuned in, I went to Britain and came back. While I was there I wedged in as much theater as I possibly could. Clearly reviews must be written! We … Continue reading


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WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday. This meme is from shouldbereading. To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions… • What are you currently reading? • What did you recently finish reading? • What do you think you’ll read next?   • … Continue reading


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Summer Reading: Gems From Book View Café Authors

Night Calls by Katharine Elisak Kimbriel

Before I took off for ten days in New York City, I loaded up my trusty e-readers with offerings from Book View Café writers, then picked books at random. What a delight they were! Katharine Eliska Kimbriel’s “Alfreda” novels – … Continue reading


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SF Gateway Reviews Vonda McIntyre’s Dreamsnake

Online genre magazine SF Gateway ran a very nice write-up of Vonda McIntyre’s work. The review, written by Kevin McVeigh, is entitled From the Attic VII: Vonda N. McIntyre. Vonda fans can read it here. I’d say this rates a big, zesty HURRAH!


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Edge of Tomorrow: A Very Short Review

by Brenda W. Clough Oh, the pleasures of a summer action movie! There is nothing like checking your brain at the door and just letting it rip. Edge of Tomorrow touches all the necessary bases for success. Bloodless violence! Combat … Continue reading


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