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The Archived (The Archived book 1) by Victoria Schwab (book review).

March 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Archived (The Archived book 1) by Victoria Schwab (book review).

‘The Archived’ is book one in the ‘The Archived Series’ by Victoria Schwab, who also writes as V.E. Schwab when writing her adult novels. The Archive is a place that all souls go to after death to be stored as Histories. Mackenzie Bishop is a young girl who makes sure that they stay there and […]

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Michael Moorcock’s Runestaff novels to become BBC TV series.

February 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Michael Moorcock’s Runestaff novels to become BBC TV series.

BBC Studios will be making a TV series out of the Runestaff fantasy novels by fantasy legend Michael Moorcock. The Runestaff saga consists of four books: The Jewel in the Skull, The Mad God’s Amulet, Sword of the Dawn, and The Runestaff. Michael Moorcock’s tale of a resistance force trying to bring down tyrannical rule […]

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Good Omens television series (opening title sequence).

February 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Good Omens television series (opening title sequence).

To whet our appetite for the Good Omens television series hitting the small screen on Prime Video on May 31st 2019, here’s their opening title sequence. 

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Tolkien (2019) (movie trailer).

February 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Tolkien (2019) (movie trailer).

A bio-pic drama, aptly named just Tolkien, which stars actor Nicholas Hoult as the young J.R.R. Tolkien and how he finds inspiration for his Lord of the Rings books from first, his friendship group at school, and then the horrors of trench life during World War One.

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Frozen 2 (animated movie: trailer).

February 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Frozen 2 (animated movie: trailer).

Frozen 2 is coming out. Oh, joy! Princess Elsa, Princess Anna, snowman Olaf and Kristoff are back for a second outing. This film will come out just in time for Xmas on November 22nd 2019. 

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Aladdin live action movie (trailer).

February 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Aladdin live action movie (trailer).

Will Smith’s genie in the live action version of the upcoming Aladdin fantasy movie seems to be picking up some negative vibes across the interweb – but then, the animated version is such a precious treasure to many viewers, that whatever happened in the live action film was going to break a few fans’ hearts.

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The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Nov/Dec 2018, Volume 135 #740 (magazine review).

February 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Nov/Dec 2018, Volume 135 #740 (magazine review).

After a rather hectic Christmas and New Year period, I’m finally catching up with writing reviews I started several weeks ago, including this one of the November/December 2018 copy of ‘The Magazine Of Fantasy And Science Fiction’. This issue includes 4 novelettes, 7 short stories, a poem and the usual mix of non-fiction, as well […]

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Mary Poppins Returns [2018] (a film review by Frank Ochieng).

February 5, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Mary Poppins Returns [2018] (a film review by Frank Ochieng).

One is not sure whether it is foolish or challenging to revisit the vintage magic, festivity and wonderment of the 60s classic musical ‘Mary Poppins’ to serve up for the millennium-age masses. It is only human nature for Poppins purists to compare and contrast the beloved Julie Andrews-starring vehicle with whatever modern-day remake that dares to invoke the bouncy […]

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The Only Living Boy Omnibus by David Gallaher and Steve Ellis (graphic novel review).

February 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Only Living Boy Omnibus by David Gallaher and Steve Ellis (graphic novel review).

‘The Only Living Boy Omnibus’, written by David Gallaher and illustrated by Steve Ellis features the entire saga collected into one magnificent edition in full colour and an extra twenty-page story to boot. I had never heard of it until now and so approached it with an open mind. My open mind was soon filled […]

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Stupefying Stories # 22 (emag review)

January 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Stupefying Stories # 22   (emag review)

There seem to be quite a lot of small press fantasy/Science Fiction/Horror (FSFH) magazines on the market these days. I should know, I co-edit one. I have to confess that I wasn’t aware of the existence of this particular example until author Ian Whates informed me that he had a story in the latest issue […]

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