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The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula by Loren D. Estleman (book review).

February 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula by Loren D. Estleman (book review).

Recently re-released, this novel ‘The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula’ by Loren D. Estleman, anticipates the more recent obsession with mixing various classic or otherwise novels with a new sensibility, many of which include the living dead or the walking dead as a prerequisite. If you eliminate the impossible, whatever […]

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Dark Shadows: Dreaming Of The Water by Kymberly Ashman (cd review).

January 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
Dark Shadows: Dreaming Of The Water by Kymberly Ashman (cd review).

Sebastian Shaw has collapsed after bringing Maggie Evans to the Windcliff Asylum. He wakes to find himself confined, with Maggie long gone. He’s been there quite a time but now he starts to take notice. Sebastian likes the new psychiatrist. He doesn’t mind talking to her. After months of silence and confusion, he suddenly has […]

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The Midnight Mayor by Kate Griffin (book review).

January 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Midnight Mayor by Kate Griffin	(book review).

For too many readers these days, the term ‘Urban Fantasy’ conjures up visions of vampires rampaging around the dark streets of a city. They own nightclubs and are dangerously romantic. There may be the odd werewolf lurking in the shadows. Fortunately, most of these creatures inhabit American imaginations though there are some British escapees, such […]

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Grabbers (2012) (DVD review).

January 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Grabbers (2012) (DVD review).

Erin Island is the mythical and poetical name for Ireland itself but in this case, it’s a small island off Ireland’s West Coast, a quaint little place exactly where you would expect to see Father Ted if he, God rest his soul, was still alive. Instead, it’s the setting for a horror comedy brimming with […]

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From The Tomb edited by Peter Normanton (book review).

January 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
From The Tomb edited by Peter Normanton (book review).

‘From The Tomb’ was a British fanzine from about the 1950s comics created by Peter Normanton, a long time fan of the genre. It had reached the staggering total of 64 readers with its third issue and Normanton’s ambitions were almost achieved. He expected to max at a hundred. Some success in the United States […]

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Being Human Series 5… trailer trash.

January 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Being Human Series 5… trailer trash.

Being Human, it’s still got life left in the old undead corpse, as this trailer for their 5th season of the horror TV series proves. But how many more will they be able to squeeze out before quality suffers? Any views?

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A Matter Of Blood (The Dog-Faced Gods book 1 of 3) by Sarah Pinborough (book review).

January 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
A Matter Of Blood (The Dog-Faced Gods book 1 of 3) by Sarah Pinborough (book review).

Cass realises that nothing was as it seemed. His family had all been keeping secrets and now it is vital that Cass uncovers them all. As the killings continue and his family mysteries deepen, everything seems to be leading Cass towards a confrontation with the notorious economic super-power, The Bank, and the elusive Mr. Bright. […]

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Jonathan Creek: The Clue Of The Savant’s Thumb.

January 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Jonathan Creek: The Clue Of The Savant’s Thumb.

In the first of the new Jonathan Creek TV detective series, The Clue Of The Savant’s Thumb, Creek and friend, investigator Joey Ross, are drawn into a complex case involving a secret society, seemingly supernatural events at a girls’ boarding school, and the miraculous disappearance of a body in front of three witnesses. Alan Davies […]

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Walking Dead 3rd season… Merle versus Daryl smackdown.

January 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Walking Dead 3rd season… Merle versus Daryl smackdown.

Walking Dead is coming back onto the small screen and there’s a distinct Kane versus Abel vibe going on as the zombies feast on mankind’s last survivors on the sidelines. Yes, it’s the long awaited Merle versus Daryl smackdown.

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Tales From The Darkside: Season Four DVD boxset (DVD review).

January 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Tales From The Darkside: Season Four DVD boxset (DVD review).

The fourth and final season of ‘Tales From The Darkside’, ran in the USA from 27th September 1987 until July 24th 1988 and followed the same pattern as the previous three seasons with twenty half-hour dramatised stories. With the same executive production team and many of the other regular members of the team, this series […]

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