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About ashleymanningwriter

Young Adult Fiction writer. Horror and fantasy blended together.

Dune (2021) – A Worthy Adaption of the Best Sci-Fi Book Ever Written – Film Review

Director: Denis Villeneuve Writers: Jon Spaihts, Denis Villeneuve, and Eric Roth Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Jason Momoa, Javier Bardem, and Zendaya Rating: ★★★★ Frank Herbert’s Dune to many … Continue reading

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Dune, The French Dispatch and Bigfoot Hunters

I’ve just gotten back home from seeing Dune. I’m a big fan of the book, and I’ve recently came around to Lynch’s version, which I really didn’t like on first viewing. I quite liked the new one, although I don’t … Continue reading

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King Richard – Film Review

Director: Reinaldo Marcus Green Writer: Zach Baylin Starring: Will Smith, Aunjanue Ellis, Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton, Tony Goldwyn and Jon Bernthal Rating: ★★★★ Following in the recent trend of biopics is King Richard, which follows the story of Richard Williams … Continue reading

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The Singing Ringing Tree – Film Review

Director: Francesco Stefani Writer: Anne Geelhaar and Francesco Stefani Starring: Christel Bodenstein, Charles Hans Vogt, Eckart Dux, Richard Krüger, and Dorothea Tiesing Rating: ★★★  Originally released in 1957 in what was then known as East Germany, The Singing Ringing Tree … Continue reading

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Venom: Let There Be Carnage – More of What Made The First One So Great – Film Review

Director: Andy Serkis Writer: Kelly Marcel Starring: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris, Reid Scott, Stephen Graham, Woody Harrelson Rating: ★★★½ Three years ago, Venom was released and was ripped apart by most critics, who hated almost everything about it. … Continue reading

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