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World War Kaiju – Book One: The Cold War Years (Graphic novel).

June 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
World War Kaiju – Book One: The Cold War Years (Graphic novel).

‘World War Kaiju – Book One: The Cold War Years’ is the first in what is expected to be a six book series of graphical novels. The word ‘Kaiju’ is the English representation of a Japanese word meaning ‘strange creature’. We have come to associate it with Godzilla and its foes in the original Japanese […]

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Night Terrors (A Shadow Watch Novel book 1) by Tim Waggoner (book review).

June 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Night Terrors (A Shadow Watch Novel book 1) by Tim Waggoner (book review).

The information I have here says this is the first novel in the ‘Shadow Watch’ series so it looks as though there will be more to come. Before discussing the Shadow Watch, it would be prudent to discuss the central tenant to this story. Basically, if you are of the right sort and dream long […]

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Rigor Mortis (2014) – a film review by Mark R. Leeper.

June 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Rigor Mortis (2014) – a film review by Mark R. Leeper.

A victory of visual images over plotting, ‘Rigor Mortis’  is Hong Kong director Juno Mak’s premier film and a tribute to Hong Kong horror films from the 1980s. An actor rents a room in a supremely ugly concrete apartment block. His plan is to commit suicide, but the supernatural world is not through with him. […]

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The Daylight War (Book Three of The Demon Circle) by Peter V. Brett (book review).

June 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Daylight War (Book Three of The Demon Circle) by Peter V. Brett (book review).

Arlen Bales and Ahmann Jardir are both hailed as the Deliverer by their people. Both seek to rid the Earth of demons, yet their approaches differ greatly. Arlen wants the people to fight for themselves, to come together for their friends and neighbours in times of need and revel in the pride of saving their […]

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Lost Girl Season 4 dvd boxset (DVD review).

June 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
Lost Girl Season 4 dvd boxset (DVD review).

It doesn’t seem long since we had season 3 but, here we are, back with Bo and the Fae in ‘Lost Girl’ for another 13 episodes of season 4. After running for three successful years, there was a danger that the show could have become a bit stale, lacking ideas and lost in the doldrums. […]

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Nosferatu The Vampyr (1979) (Blu-ray review).

June 11, 2014 | By | Reply More
Nosferatu The Vampyr (1979) (Blu-ray review).

‘Nosferatu The Vampyr’ (1979) may have some similarities to the old black and white silent version from 1922 directed by FW Marnau but that was German director Werner Herzog’s intention. His version, of course, is in colour with sound and now, 35 years later, the British Film Institute has packaged the limited edition Blu-ray as […]

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Zombie Survival: Owners’ Apocalypse Manual, by Sean T. Page (book review).

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Zombie Survival: Owners’ Apocalypse Manual, by Sean T. Page (book review).

Sean T. Page set up the Ministry of Zombies in 2010 as an information resource for those who shared his concern that the zombie apocalypse was just around the corner. ‘Zombie Survival: Owners’ Apocalypse Manual’ is his most ambitious book yet, an attractive, full colour A4 hardback from the ever-expanding range of manuals from Haynes. […]

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The Shape Stealer (Black Swan Rising book 3) by Lee Carroll (book review).

May 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Shape Stealer (Black Swan Rising book 3) by Lee Carroll (book review).

‘The Shape Stealer’ sees Garet James and Will Hughes return to the 21st century, but they haven’t returned alone. Tagging along through the time portal was the evil and ancient vampire Marduk, who is bent on destroying the world. Garet is soon drawn into a mystery that spans centuries, enlisting the help of guardians sworn […]

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The Man From Primrose Lane by James Renner (book review).

May 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Man From Primrose Lane by James Renner (book review).

At the beginning of ‘The Man From Primrose Lane’ by James Renner, we enter a grisly crime scene. The titular character, an elderly recluse seemingly without friends or family, is found murdered on a sunny summer day in the year 2008. Four years later, we meet David Neff, a best-selling non-fiction writer (whose book about […]

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Bite by Gardner Goldsmith (book review).

May 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Bite by Gardner Goldsmith (book review).

Gardner Goldsmith is an American author who has written for various US genre television series including ‘Star Trek: Voyager’. ‘Bite’ is his debut novella, published by independent publisher Pendragon Press and it includes two very short horror stories alongside the main attraction. ‘Bite’ is the story of Sylvester ‘Sylv’ Cole, a moderately successful vampire hunter […]

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