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The Edinburgh International Book Festival 2018

August 30, 2018 | 1 Comments

I’ve just been enjoying a couple of weeks at the world’s largest literary festival, the Edinburgh International Book Festival, seeing a number of fascinating author events and also being fortunate enough to chair several comics...

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Reviews: 2036 Origin Unknown

July 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

2036 Origin Unknown, Directed by Hasraf ‘HaZ’ Dulull, Starring Katee Sackhoff, Ray Fearon, Julie Cox, Steven Cree Mackenzie “Mack” Wilson (Katee Sackhoff) is one of the last of a dying breed – what used to...

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Reviews: the Art of Solo, a Star Wars Story

July 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Art of Solo, a Star Wars Story, Phil Szostak, Abrams Books I think it is fair to say that the Solo movie underperformed dreadfully at the box office (relative to other Star Wars films,...

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Reviews: claustrophobic horror in It Lives

July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

It Lives (aka Twenty-Twenty Four), Directed by Richard Mundy, Starring Andrew Kinsler, Peter McCrohon, Second Sight Roy (Andrew Kinsler) is a scientist, although sometimes in his unusual job he feels less like a qualified scientist...

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The thirty second Arthur C Clarke Award – the UK’s most presitgious celebration of written science fiction – took place in a ceremony in the famous Foyles bookstore in London last night, with Anne Charnock...

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Rogue Trooper movie is confirmed!!!

July 17, 2018 | 2 Comments

Breaking news – over the weekend Brit comics fans were going nuts over some very teasing tweets from director Duncan Jones (Moon, Warcraft, Mute), hinting that for his next movie he wanted to do a...

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Reviews: the Mad Death

July 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Mad Death, Directed by Robert Young, Starring Richard Heffer, Barbara Kellerman, Richard Morant, Ed Bishop, Valerie Holliman, Jimmy Logan Simply Media If you were around in the late seventies and early eighties, you’ll probably...

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Genesis is a pretty interesting looking post-apocalyptic British science fiction film starring John Hannah, Olivia Grant and Chike Okonkwo, and it is coming out on digital download from Lionsgate on July 9th, and on DVD...

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Before Mars, Emma Newman, Gollancz Planetfall and After Atlas were both some of the most interesting and emotionally immersive speculative fiction I have ever read, and I’m happy to report that Before Mars is no...

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The Weekly 2000AD – Previewing Prog 2088

July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The latest 2000 AD Prog hits the shelves of your local comic shop Wednesday 4th July. Time for a little look inside…...

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