Tag: Turning Off The TV

Turning Off The TV #26: Horror October Special Edition

Turning Off The TV #26: Horror October Special Edition

Posted 30 October, 2014 by Rinn in Past Features / 12 Comments

Welcome to my regular Thursday feature, Turning off the TV! In this feature I recommend books similar to TV shows or films you may have enjoyed, both series and specific episodes. This is a special Horror October edition of the feature, with lots more recommendations under a general theme. Obviously, the theme is horror (surprise, […]

Turning Off The TV #25: Alien

Turning Off The TV #25: Alien

Posted 16 October, 2014 by Rinn in Past Features / 10 Comments

Welcome to my regular Thursday feature, Turning off the TV! In this feature I recommend books similar to TV shows or films you may have enjoyed, both series and specific episodes. The film this week is: Alien. The commercial vessel Nostromo receives a distress call from an unexplored planet. After searching for survivors, the crew […]

Turning Off The TV #24: The Day After Tomorrow

Turning Off The TV #24: The Day After Tomorrow

Posted 21 August, 2014 by Rinn in Past Features / 11 Comments

Welcome to my regular Thursday feature, Turning off the TV! In this feature I recommend books similar to TV shows or films you may have enjoyed, both series and specific episodes. The film this week is: The Day After Tomorrow. Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek across America to reach his son, trapped […]

Turning Off The TV #23: The Avengers/Avengers Assemble

Turning Off The TV #23: The Avengers/Avengers Assemble

Posted 7 August, 2014 by Rinn in Past Features / 4 Comments

Welcome to my regular Thursday feature, Turning off the TV! In this feature I recommend books similar to TV shows or films you may have enjoyed, both series and specific episodes. The film this week is: The Avengers/Avengers Assemble. Nick Fury is director of S.H.I.E.L.D, an international peace keeping agency. The agency is a who’s […]

Turning Off The TV #22: X-Men

Turning Off The TV #22: X-Men

Posted 24 July, 2014 by Rinn in Past Features / 11 Comments

Welcome to my regular Thursday feature, Turning off the TV! In this feature I recommend books similar to TV shows or films you may have enjoyed, both series and specific episodes. The film this week is: X-Men. The X-Men film series is set in an alternate universe, where some people are born with superpowers. These […]

Turning Off The TV #21: Memoirs of a Geisha

Turning Off The TV #21: Memoirs of a Geisha

Posted 10 July, 2014 by Rinn in Past Features / 3 Comments

Welcome to my fortnightly Thursday feature, Turning off the TV! In this feature I recommend books similar to TV shows or films you may have enjoyed, both series and specific episodes. This was a weekly feature, but will now be fortnightly, on alternate weeks with Fantasy Friday. The film this week is: Memoirs of a […]

Turning Off The TV #20: Trainspotting

Turning Off The TV #20: Trainspotting

Posted 12 June, 2014 by Rinn in Past Features / 0 Comments

Welcome to my regular Thursday feature, Turning off the TV! In this feature I recommend books similar to TV shows or films you may have enjoyed, both series and specific episodes. The film this week is: Trainspotting. Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure […]

Turning Off The TV #19: The Island

Turning Off The TV #19: The Island

Posted 5 June, 2014 by Rinn in Past Features / 12 Comments

Welcome to my regular Thursday feature, Turning off the TV! In this feature I recommend books similar to TV shows or films you may have enjoyed, both series and specific episodes. The film this week is: The Island. A man goes on the run after he discovers that he is actually a “harvestable being”, and […]

Turning Off The TV #18: Primeval

Turning Off The TV #18: Primeval

Posted 29 May, 2014 by Rinn in Past Features / 7 Comments

Welcome to my regular Thursday feature, Turning off the TV! In this feature I recommend books similar to TV shows or films you may have enjoyed, both series and specific episodes. The TV series this week is: Primeval. When strange anomalies in time start to appear all over England, Professor Cutter and his team have […]

Turning Off The TV #17: Supernatural

Turning Off The TV #17: Supernatural

Posted 22 May, 2014 by Rinn in Past Features / 15 Comments

Welcome to my regular Thursday feature, Turning off the TV! In this feature I recommend books similar to TV shows or films you may have enjoyed, both series and specific episodes. The TV series this week is: Supernatural. Two brothers follow their father’s footsteps as “hunters” fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds including monsters, […]

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