See below a sneak preview of my first novel for anyone interested. You can purchase the full novel over at Amazon HERE.
I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus, and not reviewed any movies for a few weeks (but have watched a couple – more on that below). Life gets in the way. Amongst other things, my focus has primarily been on my writing. Currently I have one novel published, Showdown In Los Angeles, and have been finalising the next three novels in the series, which I will publish over the next few months. My writing has been such a passion since I was young and I’ve written several stories, and these four I’m very proud of. I think they have good characters and some good situations, but the it the proof I’m sure for anyone interested will be in the reading. So by all means seek me out on Amazon, at the following link: Author https://www.amazon.com/stores/Craig-Micklewright/
As said I’ve also been watching a few movies. First off was Wes Anderson’s The French Despatch (Good+) that whilst visually as clever and as captivating as The Grand Budapest Hotel, with a similar structure, I didn’t feel the individual stories were as enjoyable or the characters as rich. However likes of Benicio Del Toro and Adrian Brody still proved enjoyable. Next up was Amsterdam (Good) an enjoyable crime farce starring Christian Bale and Margot Robbie, which was fun and had entertaining characters, but it’s story wasn’t very engaging. Still, not as awful as some critics may have you believe.
On the horizon, I am intending to catch up a few movies, and mainly intend to watch (and review) Park Chan-Wook’s latest Decision to Leave, which I recently purchased on Blu-ray. So hopefully look out for that. Until then I’m also contemplating a new writing project, see how that fairs.
I will be publishing my second novel, The Dying Game on 1st February. This is a direct follow up to my first novel, Showdown In Los Angeles. Kindle version available to pre-order now. Paperback version to follow.
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This past Christmas and approaching the new year has been difficult for personal reasons. However pictured and listed below is my final Top Ten movies I watched during 2022.
See How They Run
Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness
Where the Crawdads Sing
Spider-Man No Way Home
Avatar: The Way of Water
Of the movies I was disappointed by this year, there was Titane, Moonfall and My Best Friend’s Exorcism.
Showdown in Los Angeles is a crime thriller that will be released as a kindle book on 1st January. A paperback version is available now. I’m exciting for people to finally read it!