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While I was off enjoying a week at the Edinburgh International Film Festival naturally I sought out some of the SF&F and horror flicks in my feast of festival screenings. I was a bit busy...

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Movie Review: Housebound

June 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Housebound New Zealand seems to be able to do horror comedy better than anyone. There must be something in the water down there. Housebound is simply the latest one in line. Straight off, the premise...

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Reviews: Future Shock! The Story of 2000 AD

June 21, 2015 | 4 Comments

Future Shock! The Story of 2000 AD Dir: Paul Goodwin (cover to Prog 204, often cited by a wide number of 2000 AD artists as one of their all-time favourites, art, of course, by the...

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Reviews: Project Almanac

June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Project Almanac, Dir: Dean Israelite, Starring: Amy Landecker, Sofia Black-D’Elia, Virginia Gardner There are things that I love in movies, and things that I hate. I love time travel stories. I hate found footage movies....

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Automata, Directed by Gabe Ibáñez, Antonio Banderas, Dylan McDermott, Melanie Griffith, Javier Bardem With this movie, and also Ex Machina and Chappie, not to mention the rumoured sequel to Blade Runner, we seem to be...

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Reviews: Avengers – Age of Ultron

April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Avengers: Age of Ultron, Directed by Joss Whedon, Starring Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlet Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L Jackson Three years ago, Joss Whedon did the seemingly impossible with...

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Film: Robot Overlords

March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Robot Overlords, Directed by Jon Wright Starring Gillian Anderson, Ben Kingsley, Callan McAuliffe et al Robot Overlords is the new movie from the team that brought us the low budget Irish comedy-horror Grabbers a few...

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Reviews: Re-Animator returns!

May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Re-Animator Directed by Stuart Gordon Starring Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, David Gale Second Sight Double disc DVD and Blu Ray The 1980s was a brilliant time to be a horror film fan –...

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Reviews: Frankenstein – the True Story

March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Frankenstein: the True Story, Directed: Jack Smight Leonard Whiting, James Mason, David McCallum, Nicola Pagett, Jane Seymour, Michael Sarrazin Second Sight, DVD, running time 181 minutes Here’s an intriguing slice of both the enduring Frankenstein...

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Doctor Wheasel on the Time of the Doctor

January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Now here’s a great way to get your Doctor Who reviews! Doctor Wheasel covers The Time of the Doctor in his own, inimitable style (thanks to Irish Whovian for the link):...

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