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Tag: Jeff VanderMeer

Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide To Creating Imaginative Fiction: Revised & Expanded by Jeff Vandermeer (book review).

July 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide To Creating Imaginative Fiction: Revised & Expanded by Jeff Vandermeer (book review).

I never read Jeff Vandermeer’s original release of this book, ‘Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide To Creating Imaginative Fiction: Revised & Expanded’, but I became curious as to what he has to say about writing. He isn’t alone here as he ropes in a lot of writers he knows to also give their opinions. There are […]

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Annihilation (2018) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

February 28, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Annihilation (2018) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

Alex Garland, who wrote and directed the excellent ‘Ex Machina’, has co-written and directed a second film, ‘Annihilation’ (based on the excellent 2014 novel by Jeff VanderMeer). A strange expanse has turned into ‘the Shimmer’, a square-mile-wide region where the laws of physics no longer work. After scores of men have failed to return from […]

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Annihilation (trailer for new Natalie Portman scifi movie).

September 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Annihilation (trailer for new Natalie Portman scifi movie).

Here’s the first trailer for the science fiction film Annihilation, based, of course, on the stunningly original book of the same name by author and officially crowned king of the bleeding edge, Jeff VanderMeer (part of his Southern Reach trilogy). This bad boy stars Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny and Oscar Isaac. […]

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The Weird edited by Ann & Jeff VanderMeer (book review).

January 3, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
The Weird edited by Ann & Jeff VanderMeer (book review).

‘The Weird: A Compendium Of Strange And Dark Stories’ is a gigantic, award-winning anthology of short stories whose subject matter falls within the sub-genre known as ‘weird’ fiction. The editors, husband and wife team Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, both have extensive knowledge of this particular type of fiction, she as a former editor of ‘Weird […]

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