Tag Archives: SciFi

World War Z

What can I say? Despite misgivings arising from the book, which was pretty dire in my opinion, the film adaptation was actually quite entertaining. World War Z hits the ground running and rarely stops. The price of all this this … Continue reading

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Handling The Undead – John Ajvide Lindqvist

I thoroughly enjoyed John Ajvide Lindqvist’s Let The Right One In, marvelling at his modern retelling of the vampire tale and also at the quality of the translation, so when I saw this book about zombies while browsing Waterstones, complete with … Continue reading

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Under The Dome – Stephen King

When you get right down to it Stephen King’s Under The Dome is a great big book based on a fairly simple premise: what would it be like for a town full of people to be subjected to the sort … Continue reading

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Agents Of C.H.E.E.S.E.

I have been holding off on this review, and now with Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. now three episodes in and finally showing slight improvement, I feel I can just about bring myself to comment without letting go of a howl of … Continue reading

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The Cosmic Dead – Inner Sanctum

01 – Gustav Björnstrand 02 – The Mass of Betelguese 03 – Inner Sanctum 04 – Hello, SATAN Oh well, another day, another Cosmic Dead release!* Not that I am complaining mind you; here’s Evil Hoodoo’s blurb for this one: … Continue reading

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Iron Man 2

My, what a fine movie! Free of the shackles of having to explain Iron Man’s creation, and effectively allowing Robert Downey Junior free reign in a role he was born to play, it was further enhanced by a equally strong … Continue reading

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Looper

By all accounts Looper should have been a great movie (7.6 on IMDB, 93% on Rotten Tomatoes for instance), but to be honest I found it incredibly hard to watch in several places as a result of much of it being … Continue reading

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Prometheus

Another day off sick, another movie. It occurs to me that feeling lousy might be colouring my opinions, but I am normally very receptive to being entertained when ill, and generally quite forgiving as a result, so maybe not. Essentially … Continue reading

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Source Code

I was stuck at home with a cold today, so I seized the opportunity to scour the DVD shelf for unwatched movies, and Source Code was the one that called out to me. Source Code is Duncan Jones‘ second full-length … Continue reading

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Iain M. Banks – The Hydrogen Sonata

I really didn’t think I’d follow Joe Abercrombie’s Red Country with a book that effortlessly matched its pace, but here I am having just finished the very next one from the pile I acquired for Christmas, with my head still … Continue reading

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