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Reviews: 80s cult scifi Dreamscape returns

July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dreamscape, Directed by Joseph Ruben, Starring Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Kate Capshaw Coming to Blu-Ray at the end of July and nicely restored to make the most of the new hi-res technology...

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Reviews: Generation Gone

July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Generation Gone #1, Aleš Kot, André Lima Araújo, Image Comics Another New Comic Book Day and the start of another new series from Image. Over the last two or three years in particular Image has...

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Reviews: the Delirium Brief

July 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Delirium Brief, Charles Stross, Orbit Books The latest volume in the brilliant Laundry Files arrives from the delightfully warped brain of Charlie Stross. I’ve enjoyed Charlie’s books for many years, but I have an...

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War for the Planet of the Apes, Directed by Matt Reeves, Starring Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval, Amiah Miller The latest installment in the franchise which examines the road to Planet of...

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The next instalment in the terrific re-imagining of the iconic Planet of the Apes series is due in cinemas very soon, the brilliant Andy Serkis returning once more, with War for the Planet of the...

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Reviews: piggy in the middle – Okja

June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Okja, Directed by Bong Joon Ho, Starring Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, An Seo Hyun, Byun HeeBong, Steven Yeun, Lily Collins, Yoon Je Moon, Shirley Henderson, Daniel Henshall, Devon Bostick, Giancarlo Esposito, Jake Gyllenhaal Bong Joon...

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Yesterday I was at the launch for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival programme, and have been happily thumbing through the programme to pick out some of the SF&F and comics-related events of special interest...

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Reviews: the Boy on the Bridge

June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Boy on the Bridge, Mike Carey, Orbit Books I’ve long enjoyed Mike Carey’s writing, both his comics work and his prose, and his Girl With All the Gifts (also published by Orbit), was one...

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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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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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