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2 minute review – Ready Player One

I just finished Ready Player One by Ernest Cline whilst on a trip to Tokyo. If there is anywhere in the world to read a book about a world in which technology has taken over, Tokyo is the place. Ready Player One is set in a dystopian future and has undercurrents of the classic Neuromancer by William… Read more »

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Game of Thrones – Home

So, after complaining about it and saying that the viewing public is too impatient, it has finally happened – Jon Snow has arisen, but being the last scene of the episode only time will tell in what way he has come back. I see some people believe that he will be trusting and use the… Read more »

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Game of Thrones Season 6 Theories

Given that HBO have now released a poster for Game of Thrones Season 6, it is probably time to talk about some theories about what may happen in the new season. There will be spoilers ahead.. Jon Snow will rise from the dead There are plenty of theories out there about this and here is… Read more »

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The Psychology of The Martian

As always due to the nature of analysis, “The Psychology of the Martian” will contain book (and movie) spoilers.  I am a big reader usually, but over the last little while work has been busy and there has just been no opportunity to read anything. That is until I read a thread on The Martian… Read more »

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Matthew McConaughy as Randall Flagg..Failure to Launch?

So for those who have been paying attention, The Stand by Stephen King is getting translated into movie form – after some pretty ordinary TV movie attempts. This time around, however, it is to be a star studded event, with Matthew McConaughy being a prospect for Randall Flagg, the villain of the novel. I am… Read more »