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Archive | Reviews

The Very Best of Enya

Eithne Ni Bhraonain, known to millions of people around the world as ‘Enya’, is one of the most recognisable artists in the music industry. Her distinctive, lush, layered vocals and classically-inspired pop is a unique sound, a sound that Works. After a career spanning twenty three years and sales of over 70 million albums, Enya […]

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Up

Up, written and directed by Pete Docter and Bob Peterson, is a fun animated comedy about a retired balloon salesman that gets to go on the adventure of a lifetime. As the movie starts, we meet a young Carl Fredricksen (Ed Asner), who would one day like to be an explorer, with the dream to […]

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Star Trek 2009

You’d think that after five television series, a total of 28 seasons and 704 episodes; 22 animated episodes, ten movies, thirty computer games and more that a thousand books and ebooks there can be very little added to a franchise as popular and well explored as Star Trek. J.J. Abrahams proved us wrong. He boldly went […]

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Final Fantasy XIII

  Final Fantasy XIII (FFXIII) is an amazing game, a technical marvel signifying a new era in the Final Fantasy franchise. The game consists of classic a Final Fantasy storyline and well rounded characters and I was blown away by the stunning visuals and the fast paced action that seamlessly flowed from cut scenes to gameplay and back. […]

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61 Hours by Lee Child

Mass market thrillers… I love ’em! And you can’t get any better than Jack Reacher saving the world… and in just about every single Lee Child novel Jack Reacher does exactly that – while drinking a lot of coffee… If you haven’t read a Lee Child novel – where on Earth have you been? 61 Hours is […]

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A Million Miles from Normal by Paige Nick

Paige Nick’s A Million Miles from Normal is a page-turner, a must read from one of South Africa’s hottest new authors. With a quirky, eye catching jacket and a plot filled with wit and humour and flavoured with a dash of drama, the book enthrals you from start to finish. Rachel Marcus has just landed in New […]

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Important Artifacts by Leanne Shapton

Important Artifacts…’ is not just a novel. It is also a work of art. Leanne Shapton, art director of the New York Times op-ed page and author of ‘Was She Pretty?’, presents us with the story of a relationship and its end. Now, as you and I both know, break-up stories are dime-a-dozen… But told […]

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Josh Groban

Not much can be said about Josh Groban that hasn’t already been said. We all know of his talent; the power of his vioce; his unfailing control over diction; his seemingly-innate mastery of foreign linguistics; and not to mention his immense musical aptitude. Despite all his previous accomplishments, Illuminations is a step further in the right direction, […]

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Kylie Minogue – Aphrodite

The golden goddess Aphrodite, whose rituals were all acts of love and pleasure, lends her name to Kylie’s latest offering – and how fitting! Kylie collaborated with some pretty big names in the pop-dance scene, including Jake Shears of the Scissor Sisters, Calvin Harris, and Tim Rice-Oxley, to bless her fans with a seamless album […]

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