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Torchwood: Aliens Among Us: Part 1 by James Goss, Juno Dawson and AK Benedict (CD review).

September 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Torchwood: Aliens Among Us: Part 1 by James Goss, Juno Dawson and AK Benedict (CD review).

Welcome back to Torchwood. This new four-part drama is set post US ‘Miracle Day’ TV series. It’s all changed. Torchwood Cardiff is in chaos. The team are sadly depleted but on the plus side Jack and Gwen are back! New team member Mr. Colchester adds an intriguing dynamic and then there is Tyler Steel, a […]

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Hannah Green And Her Unfeasibly Mundane Existence by Michael Marshall Smith (book review).

September 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Hannah Green And Her Unfeasibly Mundane Existence by Michael Marshall Smith (book review).

‘I need a hero. I’m holding out for a hero.’ With apologies to Jim Steinman and Bonnie Tyler you may just need Hannah Green. Apparently unphased by the changes in her life, which are significant and possibly dramatic, Hannah steps up to be the hero or as we trendily say being the change you want […]

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Sunburst Announces The Winners Of The Sixth Annual Copper Cylinder Award 2017

September 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Sunburst Announces The Winners Of The Sixth Annual Copper Cylinder Award 2017

The Sunburst Award Society is pleased to announce the winners of the sixth annual Copper Cylinder Award. The Copper Cylinder Award is an annual award for Canadian literature of the fantastic, selected by members of the Sunburst Award Society for books published during the previous year. It derives its name from what is considered the […]

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Good Omens TV show crews up again.

September 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Good Omens TV show crews up again.

Good Omens, the forthcoming fantasy TV series for Amazon and BBC Two has cast young actor Sam Taylor Buck as Adam Young, the reluctant Antichrist, in the television adaptation of the fantasy novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett which began shooting in London this week. Joining Sam Taylor Buck in the Them, the group […]

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The Art Of Frozen by Charles Solomon (book review).

September 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Art Of Frozen by Charles Solomon (book review).

Despite the film ‘Frozen’ coming out in 2013, I only saw it on TV last Yuletide, mostly turned away by all the hype surrounding it, not to mention me thinking I probably wasn’t the target audience. I was pleasantly surprised, not to mentioning realising it was the plot of ‘The Snow Queen’ at how good […]

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The Blacker The Ink: Construction Of Black Identity In Comics And Sequential Art edited by Frances Gateward and John Jennings (book review).

September 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Blacker The Ink: Construction Of Black Identity In Comics And Sequential Art edited by Frances Gateward and John Jennings (book review).

Just in case you don’t know what ‘The Blacker The Ink’ edited by Frances Gateward and John Jennings subject matter is concerned with, I included the sub-title, ‘Construction Of Black Identity In Comics And Sequential Art’. In other words, the presence of our dark-skinned kin in the comicbooks. Don’t expect this book to be comprehensive […]

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Doctor Who: Survival: music by Dominic Glyn (CD review).

September 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Survival: music by Dominic Glyn (CD review).

It felt rather weird having a CD from the near beginning of ‘Doctor Who’ with the Daleks and then this one, ‘Doctor Who: Survival’ by Dominic Glyn from the end of the original run together, although the release date for each was weeks apart. You couldn’t get more of a contrast in how composers had […]

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Batman And Harley Quinn (2017) (Blu-ray film review).

September 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Batman And Harley Quinn (2017) (Blu-ray film review).

Harleen Quinzel aka Harley Quinn has now been part of the Batman universe for 25 years. Originating on ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ as little more than a walk-on part designed to complement another mad scheme from the Joker, Harley Quinn managed to find a fanbase and become a more prominent character within the world of […]

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The Wind In His Heart by Charles de Lint (book review)

September 20, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
The Wind In His Heart by Charles de Lint (book review)

So many of the books I enjoy most find their way into my hands by means other than me deciding to buy a copy. In fact, this has happened often enough that when I got a note from writer friend Douglas Smith asking if I’d like to read his friend Charles de Lint’s newest book, […]

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Thunderbirds Are Go Official Guidebook (book review).

September 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Thunderbirds Are Go Official Guidebook (book review).

I’ve spoken in the past about the quality of Japanese books, especially when it comes down to their love of the Century 21 product. This also extends to the latest CGI version. I came across this book, ‘Thunderbirds Are Go Official Guidebook’, some time ago but had to figure out how to find one being […]

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