Books

Some Kids are Scary

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The Fallen Children

By: David Owen

Grade: B+

On night in London every single person in Midwich Tower falls into a deep sleep from which they cannot be woken. During that time four women (three of them high schoolers) are violated and quickly come to realize they are pregnant.

And when I say quickly I mean these pregnancies last for like two weeks so something is very, very wrong.

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Movies

What’s Your Threshold for a Trope?

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Directed By: Leigh Whannell

Grade: B

After a mugging a badly injured Grey Trace (Logan Marshall-Green) agrees to take part in a top secret experiment and is implanted with a widget that is essentially like artificial intelligence. In Grey’s case it’s supposed to help him live a full life after his injuries what it actually does is much, more more than that.

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Books

The Changeling

the changeling

the changeling

By: Victor LaValle

Grade: C+

Apollo is living the good life. A bookseller in New York he is over the moon about his new son chronicling his every moment until one day his seemingly irrational wife commits and unspeakable act and disappears sending Apollo off the rails and into a dark fairy-tale New York he never imagined existed.

Beware some spoilers for this one though I try to keep things vague:

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