Reading Sanctum #17

One of the highlights of my year was reading The Harvesting series by Melanie Karsak. This series of novels was a truly unique reading experience that begins with a global pandemic and quickly turns into a zombie apocalypse, but incorporates elements usually found in urban fantasies. I considered it something akin to a kitchen sink […]

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In the middle of the twentieth century, you fall off the brink of time! THE LOST WORLD (1960) is a fantasy/adventure/action film brought to us by 20th Century Fox and the great Irwin Allen. The movie is rather loosely based on the 1912 novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The plot involves exploring a lost plateau in […]


Geektoberfest: the magnetic monster

THE MAGNETIC MONSTER! “It’s hungry! It has to be fed constantly – or it will reach out its magnetic arm and grab at anything within its reach and kill it. It’s monstrous, Stewart, monstrous. It grows bigger and bigger!” THE MAGNETIC MONSTER (1953) is an American science fiction film independently made and produced by Ivan Tors […]

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Geektoberfest: THEM!

THEM! Kill one and two takes its place! THEM! (1954) Is an American science fiction/monster movie produced by David Weisbart and directed by Gordon Douglas. It stars James Whitmore, James Arness, Edmund Gwenn, and Joan Weldon. The film is based on a story by George Worthing Yates, which was developed into a screenplay by Ted Sherdeman, […]

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Reading Sanctum: Potpourri #5

Reading Sanctum: Potpourri is one of our continuing features of quick cut book reviews to help you find some otherwise innocuous books that might have escaped your attention. As a huge library/book reader geek, I love sharing stories about the books I am reading. So if you love books like I love books, then you […]

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