Spoilers, spoilers, spoilers. If you have not yet seen Neil Blomkamp's remarkable Chappie, I recommend:
a) You do so at the soonest opportunity, and
b) read this piece only after you have done so. Which chops the potential audience for it off at the knees, but hey, Readership, you know I have your best interests at mind.
Continue reading Zef Singularity
It’s always good to see something new from up-and-coming horror talent Mike Tack, and his latest, garden-core nasty The Allotment is a step forward for the hardcore accountant. Continue reading Tack Is Back!
I consider myself a romantic. As a long-term SF addict, my sense of wonder is sharply honed, and I love my wife with a passion that can reshape continents. But the notion of Valentine's Day, and the industry it supports, has largely passed me by. Continue reading The Machinery Of Romance
(with, obviously, spoilers emplaced for those of you unlucky enough not to yet have seen the marvellous Kingsman: The Secret Service).
Continue reading Considerations On The World, Mission And Methods Of The Kingsmen
Disney's vision of the classic Sondhiem musical adds a hint of Hollywood but not much else. Continue reading Into The Woods And Over The Hills And Far Away
Hands up who knew there was a new Terry Gilliam movie out. Continue reading Theories Of Invisibility: The Zero Theorem
For a generation of British kids, the notion of something being scary was irrevocably tied up with the notion of the otherworldly sounds coming from the mind of sonic pioneer Delia Derbyshire. Continue reading Loops And Tones: The Delian Mode
Gosh, it doesn’t feel like 365 days since I was last here, ruminating on times past and things to come.
Continue reading 2013: That Were The Year, That Were.
A joint review from Chris Rogers and I of a band that are one to watch in 2014.
Continue reading Girl Called Johnny: LIVE!