#270 Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008) movie review – “Entertaining, with more elaborate Horror mechanisms than the original” (8.5/10). 

Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008) movie review – “Entertaining, with more elaborate Horror mechanisms than the original” (8.5/10). The Good  “Story links to the prequel”. “Good contrast from happy to sad scenes”. “Clear expectations”. “Manipulation used well”. “No dull pauses”. “Sense of being followed”. “Frequent gore”. “Emotional and physical torture used well”. “Twist at […]

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#269 Joyride 2001 movie review – “Tense, entertaining, with a twist at the end. Not dated one bit …” (8.5/10) 

Joyride 2001 movie review – “Tense, entertaining, with a twist at the end. Not dated one bit …” (8.5/10).  The Good  “Effective tension-building”. “Good storyline”. “Twist at the end”. “Not dated”. “Light comedy”. The Bad  “Only one source of evil”. “Characters weren’t the most interesting”. Introduction  Joyride is a 2001 Action/Mystery/Thriller, according to IMDb. Horror […]

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#268 Kopparberg Spiced apple cider review “Distinctive, but dull” – (6.5/10). 

The Good “Practical”. “Natural and warming smell”. “Some character”. “Somewhat natural taste”. “Well balanced”. “Fairly smooth taste”. “Pleasant aftertaste of cinnamon”. The Bad  “Unclear band message”. “Dull bottle design”. “Expensive”. “Carbonation too light”. “Weak tang”. “No dryness”. “Lacking sweetness”. “No bitterness”. “Weak taste”. “Thin mouthfeel”. Note: Virus present when sampling  Packaging  Kopparberg is a town […]

#267 Brighton adventure article 2021

Brighton adventure article  Introduction  With my last seaside trips to Great Yarmouth and Worthing in 2019, needless to say it had been a while … Reasons I suppose include uncertainty about Covid rules, travel being banned and a busy university and work schedule. After writing a lengthy essay and battling through some work placements, it […]