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We lost our princess

December 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

A few days ago we were all horrified to hear that Carrie Fisher had been stricken by a major heart attack on her flight home; we all worried that this seemingly cursed year 0f 2016...

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From our continental correspondent – Dolores

September 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

With the current onslaught of superhero movies in either the Marvel or DC universes, you would be easily excused to not have noticed a quite different film, also based on a comic book, that was...

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Film: Gene Wilder, RIP

August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

(Gene in Young Frankenstein, art by S Sava) Damn you, 2016, another much beloved entertainer gone. Gene Wilder – that face, that absolutely pitch perfect sense of comedic timing. Stir Crazy, The Producers, Willy Wonka...

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Anton Yelchin, RIP

June 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

(above, Anton Yelchin in the Star Trek film series, (c) Paramount) Totally shocked to hear this evening that we lost Anton Yelchin at the age of only 27, in a freak car accident. Best known for...

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YVonne Craig, RIP

August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Very sad news breaking today – we’ve lost Yvonne Craig, the elegant ballet-trained dancer who used her physical prowess to perform many of her own fight scenes and stunts as Barbara Gordon’s Batgirl in the...

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Yes, after succesfully completing the excellent unofficial Judge Dredd based fan film, Judge Minty, the team behind it have set about creating something around the other big Wagner/Ezquerra creation, Strontium Dog. And as you can...

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Patrick Macnee, RIP

June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

More sad news from the world of gentlemanly acting, just a little after we lost the remarkable Christopher Lee (indeed the two acted together as boys and would again as professionals) the news is breaking...

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News just breaking today that we lost a total icon of cinema, a velvet-voiced actor who strode across many decades of film, essaying some of the most memorable characters in the medium: we’ve lost the...

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The Wicked + The Divine + TV

May 30, 2015 | 1 Comments

News over the weekend from Deadline that Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s excellent The Wicked + The Divine comic series from Image has been optioned for TV by Universal Studios. It’s tied in with a...

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The Edinburgh International Film Festival, the world’s oldest continually running film fest, has been a destination for me most years for the last couple of decades, offering up a diverse range of films, documentaries, animation,...

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