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Reviews: Lara returns in Tomb Raider

March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tomb Raider, Directed by Roar Uthaug, Starring Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, Kristin Scott Thomas Gaming icon (and indeed pop culture icon too) Lara Croft returns to our screens. This time we’re...

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Time Was, Ian McDonald, Tor All That Time Was, All That Time Will Be. Two men, lost in time, search with a desperate intensity for each other, mindful of paradox and the outward ripples of...

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Reviews: Score – a Film Music Documentary

March 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Score: a Film Music Documentary, Directed by Matt Schrader Music and cinema, two of my favourite things in life, and when combined those visuals flickering on the screen, the narrative, the actors, the dialogue and...

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The Highest House #1, Mike Carey, Peter Gross, Fabien Alquier, IDW Publishing The arrival of any new tale by Mike Carey is always going to ping my reading radar, be it comics, prose or his...

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Pirate Fun, Colin Bell & Neil Slorance, Do Gooder ComicsĀ  Ohhh, where to start with this one? It was sooo much fun that after finishing reading it I am sitting here with a huge grin...

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Bizarre Romance, Audrey Niffenegger and Eddie Campbell, Jonathan Cape “Now Blanche lies on the bed and waits to become a page in the book…” I would happily read any book from Audrey Niffenegger or Eddie...

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Lodgers, Directed by Brian O’Malley, Starring Charlotte Vega, David Bradley, Moe Dunford, Bill Milner, Deirdre O’Kane A supernatural tale set in Ireland in the early 1920s. A small Irish town is the home to two...

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Reviews: the Monster Family

March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Monster Family, Directed by Holger Tappe, Starring Emily Watson, Jason Isaacs, Nick Frost, Jessica Brown Findlay, Celia Imrie, Catherine Tate The Wishbone Family are far from the happiness that mother Emma wishes they had. Emma...

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Reviews: An Interview with a Vampire

February 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

An Interview with a Vampire, Jake Parappa Hainey Still trying to belatedly catch up on several rather neat small press mini-comics I picked up a wee while back at the Edinburgh Comic Art Festival, and...

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Punk’s Not Dead #1, David Barnett, Martin Simmonds, Aditya Bidikar, Dee Cunniffe, Black Crown/IDW Publishing (cover artwork by Bill Sienkiewicz) I am just old enough to remember punk, but also be a bit too young...

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