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GET YOUR SPOOKY FIX THIS JANUARY
There’s good news for Trekkies as the second series of Star Trek:
Discovery beams down from 18 January. Available on Netflix, all the cast of the Discovery are set to return, with Inhumans star Anson Mount appearing as Pike, captain of the USS Enterprise. Rebecca Romijn plays his sidekick, Number One. It’s sure to be classic viewing so get ready to boldly go and watch it!
WHY WE LOVED… BEWITCHED
Bewitched ran from 1964 to 1972 – but it’s been repeated so many times since then that it feels like there were a lot more than eight series! It starred Elizabeth Montgomery as Samantha, a witch who’s married to a mortal man and doing her best to be an ordinary housewife. The only trouble is, her family love causing mischief and mayhem – and she has to use magic to cover it up. Famously, Samantha twitches her nose every time she casts a spell! Decades on, it’s still the perfect show to watch on a duvet day.
READ IT! Circe by Madeline Miller
One of the best new book releases in 2018, this book follows the witch Circe, famous in Greek legend for bewitching the hero Odysseus and forcing him to remain on her deserted island as her husband until his eventual escape a year later. This book retells her story, casting her in a much more sympathetic light as a woman at the mercy of cruel gods. A must-read for anyone who loves witchcraft.
JANUARY MOVIE GLASS
If you enjoyed the M. Night Shyamalan film Unbreakable back in, ooh, 2000, then you’ll be thrilled to hear that, a mere 18 years later, he’s finally finally got round to writing and directing a sequel! Samuel L. Jackson reprises his role as Elijah Glass, who suffers from brittle bone disease, along with his heroic opposite David Dunn (Bruce Willis) who can’t be broken at all. They’re unlikely allies but will they team up to destroy the deadly threat that is The Beast?
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