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Meet My Character: Laura from Not So Ordinary Girl

Laura

Is he/she fictional or a historic person? Fictional

When and where is the story set? She’s Not So Ordinary is set in Melbourne Western suburbs.

What should we know about her? Laura is the girl you would never expect to meet. Highly intelligent, perceptive, and has a dark side to her persona that not many people see. Laura had a sheltered upbringing to a point. Her mother, Cathy, used to be one of the most popular girls in school, until one event changed her life and she became a recluse and fled her hometown of Gympie to try and hide from the demons that stalked her. Not much is known of Laura’s father. Either he was dead or was a dead-beat loser who knocked up Cathy and dumped her. Cathy never really spoke of the man who impregnated her. Whenever the subject was brought up, Cathy would break down and cry, and the subject was avoided.

Cathy died when Laura was around thirteen years old. Laura never found out who her father was.

The storyline starts with Laura, a 20-something year old woman who works for a small business in the western suburbs of Melbourne. Laura’s first and only boyfriend (Tony) served in the army and went off to war in Iraq, never heard from again.

We first see Laura celebrating with other workers at the home-office of her boss, they are celebrating the success of getting a new large client, which means that the business will be finally stepping up in the world with moving to a real office in the area. For Laura, and another person, Garratt, that means that they are being considered for a promotion at work to be made assistant manager. The promotion comes with a small increase in salary and more time out of the office, meeting new clients. But Garratt is smooth, charismatic, and down-right dirty when it comes to getting any kind of advancement.

Before long, things begin to happen, and demons from Laura’s part start to surface. But is it all an illusion or is the charade just a part of a larger plot?

What is the main conflict? Her main conflict is the love of her life, Tony, who is deployed in Iraq. She yearns for him to come home safely to her.

What is the personal goal of the character?To find true love. Or at least, an aspect of it to find happiness.

Can we read more about it? She’s Not So Ordinary is available as paperback and Ebook on GooglePlay, Amazon, Kindle, and soon as Audiobook. The film version of the novella is scheduled to be filmed in late 2015. Find out about the film HERE.

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Disaster L.A (2014) – Movie Review

Disaster L.A. (2014) (The Last Zombie Apocalypse Begins Here)
Stars: Justin Ray, Jerod Meagher, Stefanie Estes, Ron Hanks, Michael Taber, Dennis Leech
IMDB Rating: 3.8
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Plot: After a meteor shower strikes Los Angeles, toxic smoke is released across the city causing people to physically change and become violent. A small group of survivors plans to vacate the city by heading to the coast.

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Review: Disaster L.A. follows a group of friends who have just celebrated their first year living in Los Angeles. The mood quickly changes when on the following day, a group of glacial meteors strike the city causing chaos and panic to spread. Unbeknown to them, the smoke that covers the city carries a foreign amoeba that causes people to turn into zombies.

Another zombie flick for the taking. There is alot wrong with this film that I don’t even know where to start. In a city of millions, there is, at best, a dozen zombies. the SPX was poorly done

I really cannot say much for this film, and to be brutally honest, the film was dry, dull and boring that about an hour in, I skipped o the end to see how it ended….. Which was not much.

This film could have been done much better.

Verdict: Watch Z-nation instead.
My Rating: 1 out of 10

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Space Station 76 – Movie Review

Space Station 76 (2014)
Stars: Marisa Coughlan, Patrick Wilson, Liv Tyler, Matt Bomer, Jerry O’Connell
Screenplay: Sam Pancake, Jack Plotnick, Jennifer Elise Cox, Kali Rocha, Michael Stoyanov
Director: Jack Plotnick
IMDB Rating: 5.2
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Plot: A 1970s version of the future, where personalities and asteroids collide.

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Review: Space Station 76. The poster should say it all. A cheesy 70’s version of what life would be like in the future onboard a space station.

While the director did attempt to create a 70’s spoof film, this one failed to launch to anywhere except to Space Station Boredom. Although this film starred Liv Tyler, the film was humorless, bland and filled with cliche’s that left me wondering if I was watching a bad take-off of The Jetsons.

From the poster I expected a film that would be comparable to Battle Beyond The Stars or The Last Starfighter. Sadly, I ended up watching something that was the worst “Sci-fi” movie of all time.

Verdict: Watch Spaceballs instead.
My Rating: 2 out of 10.

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