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Interviews Too Shocking To Print by Justin Humphreys (book review)

December 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
Interviews Too Shocking To Print by Justin Humphreys   (book review)

Writer Justin Humphreys points out in his introduction that ‘Interviews Too Shocking To Print’ doesn’t represent the material content being crude or exploitive, even if the sub-title is ‘Conversations With Horror Filmmakers And Their Accomplices’ does make it sound covert. What you have here are twelve interviews and four essays covering a selection of older […]

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Carrie Fisher (1956-2016) : a memory by: GF Willmetts

December 27, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Carrie Fisher (1956-2016) :  a memory  by: GF Willmetts

When we heard Carrie Fisher had had a heart attack on her return to America, I’m sure we all thought she’d pull through. After all, in this day and age, sixty is now seen as being quite young. It was a shock tonight to learn it wasn’t to be. I had a look at her […]

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Underworld: Blood Wars (film review by Frank Ochieng)

December 27, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Underworld: Blood Wars (film review by Frank Ochieng)

Some things will never change within the tedious and surprisingly long-running SF/horror saga ‘Underworld‘ film franchise. The vampires will still feature sharp fangs that can pierce a hardened leather sofa with one bite and the werewolves will be hairier than the local women’s wig shop. Of course, the curvaceous heroine of this Gothic gumball machine of a […]

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Alien: Covenant (first trailer).

December 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Alien: Covenant (first trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the next chapter in Ridley Scott’s Alien series of movies, Alien: Covenant. The crew of the colony starship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark and dangerous world. When the colonists uncover […]

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Star Wars: Rogue One (a film review by Laurence Boyce).

December 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Rogue One (a film review by Laurence Boyce).

***This review tries to avoid detailed plot information, but general spoilers about the film will be revealed*** With ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’, Disney takes a bold step to extend the franchise beyond the continuity of the core series of ‘Star Wars’ films. While the mythology of the Star Wars universe is very much woven into […]

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A Cure for Wellness (horror film trailer).

December 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
A Cure for Wellness (horror film trailer).

Here’s the movie trailer for A Cure for Wellness, a new horror movie directed by Gore Verbinski. The film stars Dane DeHaan, Mia Goth and Jason Isaacs. A young business executive is sent to retrieve his company’s insane CEO from an idyllic but mysterious “wellness center” at a remote location in the Swiss Alps. He […]

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Blade Runner 2049 (first trailer).

December 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
Blade Runner 2049 (first trailer).

Blade Runner 2049 is the 2017 science fiction sequel to the original Blade Runner movie directed by Denis Villeneuve and co-produced by Ridley Scott. It sees Harrison Ford reprise his role as Rick Deckard and is set for release on October 6th 2017. Ford leads a cast including Ryan Gosling as his young replacement replicant […]

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Counter Clockwise (2016) a film review by Mark R. Leeper.

December 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Counter Clockwise (2016) a film review by Mark R. Leeper.

This is a very low budget dark comedy and Science Fiction film with some good writing and a keen sense of irony. It has just basic production values to call attention to itself. The film is directed by George Moise from a script he co-authored with Michael Kopelow, who plays the main character. Some of […]

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LEGO Batman movie trailer (for your kids?)

December 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
LEGO Batman movie trailer (for your kids?)

Not sure if the LEGO Batman movie trailer is for your kids, or for the big kid inside you, but whatever, enjoy!

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War for the Planet of the Apes (first trailer).

December 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
War for the Planet of the Apes (first trailer).

In the War for the Planet of the Apes film, the third chapter of the franchise, Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to […]

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