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The Ether #1, Matt Garvey, Dizevez I’ve been hearing good things about Matt Garvey and Dizevez’s The Ether from colleagues in some other FP stores who had managed to get some copies in directly from...

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Destroyer #1, Victor LaValle, Dietrich Smith, Boom! Studios Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is one of those rare books which has become immortal – read and re-read by generation after generation for almost two hundred years now,...

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Reviews: David Gemmell’s Rhyming Rings

May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rhyming Rings, David Gemmell, Gollancz I haven’t read much of Gemmell’s body of work, despite being a huge fantasy reader. Something about his books put me off at an early age, though now I am...

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Reviews: John Boyega in Woyzeck

May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Woyzeck Old Vic, runs from 15th May to 24th June 2017 Spoilers. This is a raw, edgy tragedy; hauntingly beautiful and viscerally portrayed with adept brilliance. The performances had the audience roaring in laughter with...

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge, Directed by Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg, Starring Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem, Orlando Bloom, Brenton Thwaites, Kaya Scodelario The fifth movie in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise...

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Luke Cage #1, David F Walker, Nelson Blake II, Marcio Menyz, Marvel (cover artwork by Rahzzah) Among this week’s new crop of releases was the first of a new Luke Cage series, by David F...

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Rig, Jon Wallace, Gollancz Back in 2014 I was offered an advance copy of a novel by a writer I knew only from short stories in the likes of Interzone (still a great place for...

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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Directed by Guy Ritchie, Starring Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Eric Bana, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou The Arthurian legend comes to the big screen once more, this time with Guy...

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Livestock, Hannah Berry, Jonathan Cape I’ve admired Hannah Berry’s work since her impressive, beautifully painted debut Britten & Brulightly, and since then, when it may have been easier to stick with more stories featuring those...

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xXx: the Return of Xander Cage, Directed by D.J. Caruso, Starring Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, Toni Colette, Ruby Rose, Kris Wu, Tony Jaa   On one of the occasions I saw the comedian...

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