IMDB Top 250: #224 – Monsters Inc. (2001)

One of my earliest complete memories as a cinemaphile is seeing ‘Monsters Inc.’, released in 2001 when I was nine years old and high on life and sugar as only a nine year old can be. I saw it with some adults, who loved it and my younger…

DISCWORLD DISCUSSIONS: Wyrd Sisters (1988)

We first met Granny Weatherwax in ‘Equal Rites’, when she was a supporting character, less a major player than a bit part. In ‘Wyrd Sisters’, the first real outing for the witches of Discworld, she takes centre stage, the only place really…

DISCWORLD DISCUSSIONS: Sourcery (1988)

I’m going to do something a bit different for this visit to ‘Sourcery’, book five of the Discworld, and use this re-read to focus on one character. That character is Rincewind, the cowardly wizard who we already know and love from ‘The…

DISCWORLD DISCUSSIONS: ‘Mort’ (1987)

GATHER ROUND MORTALS, FOR NOW IS MY FIRST APPEARANCE IN THE WORLD OF THE DISC. Well, it’s not Death’s very first appearance – he has, after all appeared in all but two of the Discworld novels, but this is the beginning of the ‘Death Arc’…