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The Complete Short Stories Of Mike Carey (book review).

February 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Complete Short Stories Of Mike Carey (book review).

Despite having been a fan of Mike Carey’s work for quite some time, I am, perhaps one of the few people to have neither read nor seen the film version of ‘The Girl With All The Gifts’. While I do intend to rectify this situation at some point, I was actually grateful, as it allowed […]

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Chasm by Stephen Laws (book review).

February 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Chasm by Stephen Laws (book review).

There were a couple of factors I wasn’t aware of when I accepted a pdf review copy of this book from PS Publishing: Firstly, that it was actually a new edition of a book that originally came out just over 20 years ago. In fact, this is the first book release of the complete, restored […]

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The Lighthouse (horror movie review by Mark Kermode).

February 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Lighthouse (horror movie review by Mark Kermode).

Our man of many movies, Mark Kermode, sits down to review the horror/dark fantasy movie The Lighthouse, when off the coast of 1890’s New England, two lighthouse keepers become stranded in a storm, and dark and terrible things begin to conspire. Is that %$%^ real or are these lighthouse keeper people going nutty?

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Willem Dafoe (actor interview).

February 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Willem Dafoe (actor interview).

Actor Willem Dafoe is interviewed about his life and times, with a particular emphasis on the recent horror/dark fantasy movie, The Lighthouse (best described as Waiting for Godot combined with wild mermaid nookie).

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Color Out Of Space (a film review by Mark Leeper).

January 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Color Out Of Space (a film review by Mark Leeper).

‘Color Out Of Space’ is the latest film adaptation of HP Lovecraft’s horror story tells of a meteor strike in the Massachusetts backwoods. Toward the beginning, director Richard Stanley sets his story in a pleasant natural setting. As the story progresses and nature corrupts or gets corrupted. The herbage becomes harder to understand and to […]

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Vivarium (horror movie trailer).

January 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Vivarium (horror movie trailer).

In horror sci-fi movie Vivarium, Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots play the young couple shopping for a perfect home, only to discover themselves trapped in a fantastical labyrinthine private housing estate of identikit homes – and forced to stay there like it’s some kind of weird alien-controlled purgatory.

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Zombillenium Volume 4: Royal Witchcraft by Arthur de Pins (graphic novel review).

January 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Zombillenium Volume 4: Royal Witchcraft by Arthur de Pins (graphic novel review).

I’ve read quite a few graphic novels featuring zombies over recent years, so my question for any new one is always going to be what’s fresh or different about it. Thankfully, in the case of the latest volume in Arthur de Pins’ ‘Zombillenium’ series, the answer’s clear. It’s set in and around a theme park […]

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Voyeurs Of Death by Shaun Jeffrey (book review).

January 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
Voyeurs Of Death by Shaun Jeffrey (book review).

‘Voyeurs Of Death’ is a single author collection by Shaun Jeffrey from 2007 featuring very short stories, most of which have appeared previously in some other horror magazine or anthologies. This means that some editor paid good money for them and was confident they would please the punters which is the best recommendation you can […]

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Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (horror TV series: trailer).

January 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (horror TV series: trailer).

Penny Dreadful: City of Angels moves us from Victorian times to the USA of the 1930s for the new series of this horror extravaganza – so goodbye steampunk, hello dieselpunk! Cops Tiago Vega (Daniel Zovatto) and Lewis Michener (Nathan Lane) must fight various Cthulhu-lite-like forces of darkness while battling Nazis, gangsters, and a demonic Natalie […]

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Shrouded By Darkness: Tales Of Terror edited by Alison L.R. Davies (book review).

January 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
Shrouded By Darkness: Tales Of Terror edited by Alison L.R. Davies (book review).

‘Shrouded By Darkness: Tales Of Terror’ is a charity horror anthology released in 2006 which featured a few big names such as Neil Gaiman and Ramsey Campbell, alongside other not so famous but nonetheless talented and award-winning writers. All of them donated the stories freely to raise money for DebRA, a charity working on behalf […]

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