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The Twilight Gospel: The Spiritual Roots of Stephanie Meyer’s Vampire Saga

If you are looking for a book that condemns the Twilight series, this book is not for you. The Twilight Gospel is a helpful starting point for people who want to form a...

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Originally thought to take over as the new teenage franchise, the book series by Rick Riordan upon which this film was based shares many elements with the Harry Potter...

Fantastic Mr. Fox

“Fantastic” is the word for this traditionally animated film from Wes Anderson. The debonair Mr Fox (George Clooney) and his artistic wife Felicity (Meryl Streep)...

Legion

An angel, Michael (Bettany), refuses to obey an order from God. He falls to Earth, cuts off his wings, steals an armoury of weapons and dashes into the Mojave Desert to...

Learning to Let Go: Making the Transition into Residential Care

Learning to Let Go is a positive book aimed at taking the fear out of leaving one’s home to move into a retirement village. Politely but firmly, Ms Wilcock points out...

Precious

Illiteracy, obesity, teenage pregnancy and abuse — those are generally not thematic elements you find in an uplifting film but director Lee Daniels makes us feel the...

Invictus

Although not as personal as Clint Eastwood’s last film, Gran Torino, Invictus is about an inspirational time in post-apartheid South Africa that united a nation.

Nine

Directed by Rob Marshall, whose film adaptation of the Broadway sensation Chicago won rave reviews, Nine is a less engrossing but no less lavishly mounted production.

Older People, Ageing and Social Work: Knowledge for Practice

This text is a comprehensive, pragmatic journey through key issues for older people, people with disabilities or mental health conditions and others who experience...

Shutter Island

Martin Scorsese and his BFF Leonardo DiCaprio go crazy for their fourth film partnership, taking us back to the 1950s and trapping us in an island asylum for the...