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Crimewave Eleven: Ghosts (Crimewave Short Story Collections) (ebook review)

January 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Crimewave Eleven: Ghosts (Crimewave Short Story Collections)    (ebook review)

Crimewave Eleven: Ghosts features fourteen stories from an assorted bunch of talented authors culled from the magazine ‘Crimewave’, which is put out by the same publisher that does the Science Fiction and fantasy magazine ‘Interzone’. That should tell you what sort of mood to expect. I picked out a few interesting pieces. ‘Plainview Part One: […]

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Paper And Fire (The Great Library book 2) by Rachel Caine (book review)

January 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Paper And Fire (The Great Library book 2) by Rachel Caine  (book review)

When a group of young people leave home for the first time to further their education, it can be likened to the situation of students heading off to university. All are reliant on their own resources, all experiences, new situations and all need to find how they fit into the new world. In the first […]

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Darksoul by Anna Stephens (book review).

January 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Darksoul by Anna Stephens (book review).

Second books and especially second books in trilogies are a challenge to any author. The first book as a debut novel has probably had much more time in the gestation than publishing schedules will ever allow for subsequent ones. That is the first pressure. If it is the second in a trilogy, others kick in. […]

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Retro Fan #3 Winter 2019 (magazine review).

January 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Retro Fan #3 Winter 2019 (magazine review).

As you can tell from the cover of Retro Fan # 3, the opening interview is with Richard Lester and even he’d lost count with how many decades since he directed ‘Superman’ movie. There’s also a few reveals that you might not have heard of before, including musical chairs with composers. I can’t recall ‘Kool-Aid’ […]

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Occupation (2018) (Blu-ray film review).

January 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Occupation (2018) (Blu-ray film review).

An Australian production, ‘Occupation’ is an SF film of the survivors of an alien invasion of Earth. The humans lost by the way. The first quarter of an hour shows a slice of Australian life and the potential survivors and then it starts. Alien air-based and landed-military force, taking everything in its path. We follow […]

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Pokemon Detective Pikachu (trailer: live action Pokemon film).

January 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Pokemon Detective Pikachu (trailer: live action Pokemon film).

Here’s the trailer for the live action Pokemon Detective Pikachu movie. The movie stars Ryan Reynolds as the voice of SFX’d Detective Pikachu (I can’t believe I’m writing this). In the Pokémon universe, Tim Goodman (actor Justice Smith) is a failed Pokémon Trainer and the son of detective Harry Goodman. When Tim’s pops disappears in […]

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SHAZAM! (new trailer for the movie).

January 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
SHAZAM! (new trailer for the movie).

Here’s the trailer for the upcoming DC SHAZAM! movie, arriving in cinemas April 5th 2019.

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American Gods (season 2 trailer).

January 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
American Gods (season 2 trailer).

Here’s the season 2 trailer for American Gods – hey, Jeff needs you to subscribe to Amazon Prime, right? Coming March 10th 2019.

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Tolkien (is talking).

January 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Tolkien (is talking).

Fox Searchlight is releasing a new movie, entitled Tolkien, to be released in cinemas in the UK on 3rd May 2019. Tolkien explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War […]

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The Glass God (Magicals Anonymous book 2) by Kate Griffin (book review).

January 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Glass God (Magicals Anonymous book 2) by Kate Griffin (book review).

This book is a humorous urban fantasy, volume 2 in the ‘Magicals Anonymous’ series, which is itself a spin-off of the four-volume ‘Matthew Swift’ series. Swift, the Midnight Mayor, comes into ‘The Glass God’ and its predecessor, ‘Stray Souls’ as a minor or perhaps it’s more accurate to say a major but mainly off-stage character. […]

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