Picnic at Hanging Rock – Joan Lindsey (author)

“Everything begins and ends at exactly the right time and place.” - Irma Some books capture your attention right away. Haunting you from their first pages and premise so that even after the book ends, your insides are turned upside down. As if you had uncovered a new perspective to life. To a new plane … Continue reading Picnic at Hanging Rock – Joan Lindsey (author)

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril (子連れ狼 親の心子の心) – Lone Wolf and Cub (子連れ狼) series – Buichi Saitô (斎藤武市) (Director) and Kazuo Koike (小池一雄) (Screenwriter and original co-creator) and Goseki Kojima (小島 剛夕) (Co-creator)

Superb fourth chapter in this Legendary Manga/cinema series During the production of the series Lone Wolf and Cub, Kenji Misumi helmed the first three motion pictures. Giving to them a consistent and excellent visual quality that enriched Kazuo Koike's excellent script. But for the fourth film, Baby Cart in Peril, he took a break and … Continue reading Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril (子連れ狼 親の心子の心) – Lone Wolf and Cub (子連れ狼) series – Buichi Saitô (斎藤武市) (Director) and Kazuo Koike (小池一雄) (Screenwriter and original co-creator) and Goseki Kojima (小島 剛夕) (Co-creator)

Let’s Make HIStory – Brice Najar (author)

Another jewel of informations about the King of Pop and his musical work With Michael Jackson, medias neglect his work as they prefer to focus on Tabloid topics, nasty attacks upon his name, and gossips about those around him. Attacks that traumatized him and displayed to many the superficiality and cruelty of UK and USA … Continue reading Let’s Make HIStory – Brice Najar (author)

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Harry Potter series: Year 2 – J K Rowling (author)

"The Chamber of Secrets has been opened! Enemies of the heir...beware." - Message written on the school's wall When J K Rowling released Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets, the reactions it got were strong and divisive. Indeed, if readers felt that the first book was an impeccable masterpiece, they thought the second was … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Harry Potter series: Year 2 – J K Rowling (author)

Spider-Man – Sam Raimi trilogy – Sam Raimi (director), David Koepp (screenwriter), Stan Lee (original co-creator), and Steve Ditko (original co-creator)

An excellent super-hero movie that deserves its success. When Sam Raimi's Spider-Man came out in 2002, its release was a massive event for so many. At its opening weekend, audiences were filling cinemas; and people were impatient to see this rendition of the Super Hero which everyone had waited for decades. And in the director's … Continue reading Spider-Man – Sam Raimi trilogy – Sam Raimi (director), David Koepp (screenwriter), Stan Lee (original co-creator), and Steve Ditko (original co-creator)

Spellbound – Alfred Hitchcock (director), Ben Hecht (screenwriter), Angus MacPhail (adaptation), and Francis Beeding (original novel)

A beautiful partnership between the master of suspense and the master of surrealism When I visited in 2001 the Alfred Hitchcock exhibition that the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts offered that year, its makers presented a section dedicated to the work Salvador Dali and the director did together on the film Spellbound. As I saw … Continue reading Spellbound – Alfred Hitchcock (director), Ben Hecht (screenwriter), Angus MacPhail (adaptation), and Francis Beeding (original novel)

Takarajima (Treasure Island – 宝島) – Osamu Dezaki (出崎統) (Director), Haruya Yamazaki (山崎晴哉) and Yoshimi Shinozaki (篠崎好) (screenwriter), and Robert Louis Stevenson (original novel’s author)

The best adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic. Just a week after finishing on October 1, 1978 his masterful production of Hector Malot's Sans Famille/Remi/Nobody's Boy, Osamu Dezaki started broadcasting with his same team of artists another adaptation; one that he was preparing and producing just as Remi's last episodes were broadcasted. A TV release … Continue reading Takarajima (Treasure Island – 宝島) – Osamu Dezaki (出崎統) (Director), Haruya Yamazaki (山崎晴哉) and Yoshimi Shinozaki (篠崎好) (screenwriter), and Robert Louis Stevenson (original novel’s author)

The Respondent: Exposing the Cartel of Family Law – Greg Ellis (author), Johnny Depp (Introduction), and Alec Baldwin (Foreword)

"A chilling reminder and essential therapy for anyone navigating the recrimination and trauma that is modern American divorce." - Johnny Depp During my life, I have seen couples divorce for various reasons. Family members, friends' parents, artists that I like, and other friends whose divorces created quite an impact on relatives; alongside various behaviours from … Continue reading The Respondent: Exposing the Cartel of Family Law – Greg Ellis (author), Johnny Depp (Introduction), and Alec Baldwin (Foreword)

The Magic School Bus: In the Time of the Dinosaurs – Magic School Bus Series – Joanna Cole (author) and Bruce Degen (illustrator)

Superb time travel back into the Prehistorical Age Before I started elementary school, I knew about The Magic School Bus. Important book series from Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen, this collection of science adventures introduced me at an early age to many scientific concepts important to our everyday life, our world, and how objects around … Continue reading The Magic School Bus: In the Time of the Dinosaurs – Magic School Bus Series – Joanna Cole (author) and Bruce Degen (illustrator)

The Magic School Bus: On the Ocean Floor – Magic School Bus Series – Joanna Cole (author) and Bruce Degen (illustrator)

A great adventure across our world's oceans Before I started elementary school, I knew about The Magic School Bus. Important book series from Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen, this collection of science adventures introduced me at an early age to many scientific concepts important to our everyday life, our world, and how objects around us … Continue reading The Magic School Bus: On the Ocean Floor – Magic School Bus Series – Joanna Cole (author) and Bruce Degen (illustrator)