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June 6, 2003
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FICTION

FICTION

August 20, 2002
BLIND DATE Frances Fyfield Penguin Books An ex-policewoman in London disfigured by acid living in a bell tower, a sister's violent murder witnessed by her son, and two mother's who have no idea how poorly they have influenced their children. All of this centered around a London dating service that may be the key to everything. In BLIND DATE, Frances Fyfield has created some fabulous characters who keep you flipping pages to find out what's next. The story centers…
Video Reviews

Video Reviews

July 31, 2002
DEEP RED Dario Argento, Director Anchor Bay   Forget the great Italian locations, the flimsy story line, the bad dubbing, the tricky revelation of the murderer, the only thing that matters in this film is the amazing art direction and the spontaneous shriek-inducing ending. Not to reveal too much, but it is sufficient to say, you will believe a human head can pop right open with enough pressure. This is a must have for Argento fans, and a must see…
Book Reviews

Book Reviews

October 11, 2001
GEMINI Dorothy Dunnett Borzoi Books/Random House (Historical Fiction)    Genius entrepreneur Nicholas de Fleury returns to Scotland to repair the damage he has done, in this eighth and final book of Dorothy Dunnett's House of Niccolo series. Assailed by blood feuds, and conscripted into the politics of a small country torn apart by a volatile royal family and the border wars with England, the charismatic Nicholas turns his formidable talents to fostering a climate which will support a healthy business…
Olmsted’s Astro Hell ARGENTINO’S LITTLE SLICE OF HELL

Olmsted’s Astro Hell ARGENTINO’S LITTLE SLICE OF HELL

August 30, 2001
INFERNO Dario Argento, Director Anchor Bay     Dario Argento's distinctive style is a sort of Sternberg meets Roger Corman - or for a more graphic image - memories of going to the movies coming off acid (kids, don't try this at home). His lighting shows at least 3 times more attention than even the conscientious efforts we see these days (and by the way, for a taste of Sternberg's use of color, check his bizarro JET PILOT). Argento's SUSPIRIA…