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X-Men by Roy Thomas and Neal Adams – Gallery Edition (graphic novel review).

November 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
X-Men by Roy Thomas and Neal Adams – Gallery Edition (graphic novel review).

Long before the X-Men became ‘All-New, All-Different’, back in the 1960s, ‘The Uncanny X-Men’ were on the verge of cancellation through lack of sales. Comicbook artist Neal Adams wanting to come over to Marvel Comics from DC Comics did not want to take on a best-selling title but one that wasn’t. The X-Men was then […]

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Songs Of The Earth (The Wild Hunt book 1) by Elspeth Cooper (book review).

October 31, 2019 | By | Reply More
Songs Of The Earth (The Wild Hunt book 1) by Elspeth Cooper (book review).

Gair is resigned to the fact that he is about to die, due to be executed for being a witch, so it comes as a bit of a surprise when he instead finds himself exiled, travelling far away in the company of a strange old man. Gair’s powers are strong but outlawed in the society […]

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The HG Wells Collection (audiobook review).

October 31, 2019 | By | Reply More
The HG Wells Collection (audiobook review).

HG Wells is a pioneer of the Science Fiction genre and if you’ve not heard of him and his stories then I think you must have been living under a rock. Even if you only know ‘The War Of The Worlds’ and, even if it’s only the very American film version starring Tom Cruise, HG […]

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Master Of The Cauldron (Lord Of The Isles Saga book 6) by David Drake (book review).

October 31, 2019 | By | Reply More
Master Of The Cauldron (Lord Of The Isles Saga book 6) by David Drake (book review).

‘Master Of The Cauldron’ is the sixth in David Drakes’ ongoing ‘Lord Of The Isles Saga’. I must admit to approaching long series like this with suspicion as I am not sure what an author can say in six books which could not have been said in a tighter trilogy. Nonetheless, on we go to […]

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An American Werewolf In London (1981) (Blu-ray film review).

October 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
An American Werewolf In London (1981) (Blu-ray film review).

It’s hard to believe ‘An American Werewolf In London’ is 38 years old. Written and directed by John Landis who relied on British landscapes before moving to the capital. Indeed, his intention was to make a very British horror film with a dash of comedy. This is the full uncut version. Two American student hitchhikers, […]

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Little Joe (scifi film: trailer).

October 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Little Joe (scifi film: trailer).

In new scifi horror movie Little Joe, Alice, a scientist, creates a genetically modified plant which is designed to make humans happy – but when she takes a plant home for her son, Joe, it begins to cause uncanny changes verging on the Invasion of the Bodysnatchers-variety. 

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Dracula (new BBC classic horror TV series: trailer).

October 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dracula (new BBC classic horror TV series: trailer).

The first trailer for Dracula has been revealed, a forthcoming three-part horror series based on the classic novel of the same name – this one written by Sherlock’s Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat – as a co-production between BBC One and Netflix. 

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Watchmen (new trailer: superhero TV series).

October 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Watchmen (new trailer: superhero TV series).

Following a late-night visit from the senator who authored Masked Policing Legislation in Oklahoma, FBI agent Laurie Blake (Jean Smart) heads to Tulsa to take over the recent murder investigation. The Lord of The Manor receives a harshly worded letter and responds accordingly.

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Code 8 (scifi movie: trailer).

October 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Code 8 (scifi movie: trailer).

Code 8 is a new sci-fi film directed by Jeff Chan, created as a sequel to his 2016 short film of the same name. Humans who possess superhuman powers clash with a militarised police force set up to suppress all mutants (ohh, those dirty mutants).

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His Dark Materials (HBO TV series: cast interviews).

October 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
His Dark Materials (HBO TV series: cast interviews).

HBO’s new adaption of His Dark Materials begins on BBC One on Sunday 3rd November 2019, based on the fantasy novels by Philip Pullman. Dafne Keen stars as the young protagonist Lyra, who lives in Jordan College, Oxford. Placed there by her uncle, Lord Asriel (James McAvoy) she lives a sheltered life amongst the scholars […]

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