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We’re all eagerly awaiting the arrival of The Shape of Water, from the brilliant Guillermo Del Toro, which hits UK cinemas on February 16th, and stars Sally Hawkins, Doug Jones, Michael Shannon and Octavia Spencer....

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Reviews: Sin du Jour returns with Gluttony Bay

January 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Gluttony Bay: a Sin du Jour Affair, Matt Wallace, Tor Though bittersweet has often been the predominant flavour in Matt Wallace’s Sin du Jour novella series from Tor, the latest and penultimate installment, Gluttony Bay,...

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Coco, Directed by Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina Starring Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Renee Victor, Alanna Ubach, Jaime Camil The latest film from Disney Pixar brings us to Mexico where a young boy,...

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Reviews: Seventh Decimate

January 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Seventh Decimate, Stephen Donaldson, Gollancz “In With a Magic Bullet.” Stephen Donaldson, in his time as a writer, has created an impressive line in flawed, unlikeable bastards. Generally they are men, but a few honourable...

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Reviews: Koshchei the Deathless

January 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Koshchei the Deathless #1, Mike Mignola, Ben Stenbeck, Dave Stewart, Dark Horse The first New Comic Book Day of the New Year and, oh lucky me, there is some fresh Mike Mignola in among the...

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Reviews: welcome to the jungle – Jumanji

December 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jumanji, Directed by Jake Kasdan, Starring Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, Jack Black A follow up film to the 1995 movie; this time the game has moved from the board game to what looks...

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Reviews: who betrayed who? Judas #1

December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Judas #1, Jeff Loveness, Jakub Rebelka, Colin Bell, Boom Studios Performing my normal early-morning perusal of the new titles at the start of New Comic Book Day, this one jumped out at me, something a...

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Reviews: The Curios of the Paper Moon

December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Curios of the Paper Moon, Kat Hall, One Little Apple Kat Hall’s charming fantasy The Curios of Paper Moon is available as a regularly updated webcomic, but I must confess I hadn’t come across it...

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Reviews: Senlin Ascends

December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Senlin Ascends, Josiah Bancroft, Orbit Books Sometimes I’m waiting eagerly for a new book by an author I admire, always a happy moment. And then some other times a book from an author you haven’t...

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The Shape of Water, Directed by Guillermo del Toro, Starring Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer, Doug Jones Guillermo Del Toro steps behind the camera once again to return to his...

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