Why have a Pinkerton Agent heroine and then make her behave like any random heroine in a romance novel?
Engaged in Sin is quite the cartoon, starring a blind man with the jitters and the prostitute who wants to save the world.
Once the author gets all the misogyny and double standards out of the way, the story is actually readable.
Just when the party is heating up, it’s time to say goodbye to the Edge with a book that hits as much as it misses the mark.
All that glitters aren’t exactly gold in the looting primer Treasure: Fortunes Lost and Found.
Wicked Temptation features main characters who are just too capable to the point that the story lacks compelling suspense.
The romance is fine, the pacing is solid, the premise is good… but the plot! Where’s the suspense?
Is this a standalone story, or a thinly-veiled ad and fanservice for the author’s Lady Julia Grey books?
Any fan of Sarah Brightman has probably heard most of the songs here, so there’s no need to bother. Unless you like Done a lot, that is.
Come savor the best Japan cinema has to offer: disembowelment, gore, vagina-to-mouth skewer attacks and more.
Yes, it’s really called Killer Mermaid, and yes, there is one here. It’s better than it should be, but not good enough.
Mamü Vies goes all B-grade action movie on everybody in Dog Pound, and it’s great. Except, I want more violence, more blood!
Here’s a collection of stuff from one of Malaysia’s more popular horror authors. It’s too bad that I can’t get with his style.
Hadi M Nor has charisma, uniqueness, nerve, talent. Now, if only he knows what he wants to do with all that style.
Two newlyweds walk in the woods… you can probably guess the rest, but that’s okay. The lead actor would distract you with his nudity.
Overly hyped as the best horror movie of all time, The Conjuring turns out to be a polished rehash of every past haunted house flick.
Christine Merrill’s The Truth About Lady Felkirk is almost a great, complicated read. Maybe if it has more pages? It’s very readable, but missing something.
Christmas anthologies tend to be more misses than hits, unless you’re soused on alcohol, that is. Wild West Christmas is no different. Nothing wild here.
Denzel Washington brings on his most piercing glare and scowl to The Equalizer. The impressive body count by the hero here, alas, includes the plot as well.
Ooh, Renaissance Italy! The scenery is lovely, and the narrative is pretty engaging. But this is a revenge plot with so little emotional pay-off, so… eh.