The 9th Soul

Book Review: Haruki Murakami’s Kafka On The Shore

Posted in entertainment by Fated Blue on May 24, 2015

This will be a quick review as I barely have time to write today.

6556833_20140318113420It’s been a while since I read Murakami but I always did put him on my “authors to follow” list. You can find my review of Norwegian Wood here and 1Q84 here.

Anyway, as with most of Murakami novels, this one plays with both reality and the metaphysical. It’s funny how this book was slow to begin with but upon reading further, I realized it must’ve been exactly how Murakami wanted the novel to be read. I’m not talking about slow-paced books like Umberto Eco’s The Name Of The Rose (I’ve read it but never really got around to reviewing it) or at least his 1Q84.

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Movie Review: The Avengers: Age of Ultron (Avengers 2)

Posted in entertainment by Fated Blue on May 1, 2015
This scene was the holy grail of superhero action scenes to date.

This scene was the holy grail of superhero action scenes to date. Credits to http://www.mtv.com/

I just watched this film and I had my hopes way, way up specially since it’s an all-star cast and it’s one of the best film franchises in history. I mean, it’s a superhero movie made by one of the best superhero movie makers. The bar is already set high when you think back to the first Avengers film. I’m going to say it now: This film surpasses the first one in all aspects. You could go there and set your standards high and you wouldn’t think the film would go beyond it.  (more…)