Onward – Film Review

Admittedly, The Couch has been playing host to gamers, D&D-ers, and Aang the last airbender recently, but about a week ago I had elven brothers Ian and Barley join me for a spell… literally. I sighed, laughed, and teared up as they told me of the epic quest they went on together to bring their…

Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception – Book Review

You know those guests who just never seem ready to leave? I’ve still got two of them on the Couch. Send help! This week Captain Holly Short and criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl told me about the time that Holly was framed for murder by a psychotic pixie and how the only way to save the…

Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code – Book Review

Still kicking back on The Couch with my new friends, criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl and elfin Captain Holly Short. This week they told me the classic tale of how Artemis accidentally let some Fairy tech get into the hands of an underworld criminal psychopath, and had to rope Holly into getting it back before the…

Pom Poko – Movie Review

It’s a lovely and gloomy, overcast afternoon here on the Couch, so my partner and I decided to spend it in the company of a colony of magical, shape-shifting raccoons who are on a mission to revitalise the lost art of transformation and use it to stop humans destroying their forest for housing developments. Check…