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Trailer Trash – Mood Indigo

I most definitely like the cut of this film’s jib:-

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Filler content with ‘real’ ghosts

A review that originally appeared in Black Static #35:- GHOSTS: THE NON-FICTION With the subtitle ‘500 Years of Hunting for Proof’, Roger Clarke’s A NATURAL HISTORY OF GHOSTS (Particular Books hb, 361pp, £20) covers roughly similar ground to The Haunted … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – Deliver Us From Evil

Out in August and, of course, based on a true story. Wonder if there’s anything more to it than a lot of portentous rumbling and the one jump moment here:-

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Filler content with Gary McMahon in triplicate

Some reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #36:- THREE OF THE BEST: GARY MCMAHON The novella NIGHTSIDERS (DarkFuse eBook, 104pp, $3.10) is a slight departure for Gary McMahon. It’s the story of writer Robert Mitchell, who returns from holiday … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – She’s Bad

Somebody linked to this on Facebook the other day. I can take or leave the music, but damn, I love the video. Warning – it all gets a bit splodgy before the end.

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2014: The Story So Far – Second Quarter

Back in May I did a list of my favourite books of the year so far, and as it’s now July time for another update. For the months April through June, I read a total of thirty three books, some … Continue reading

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The Great Apes

With the release of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes last week, I decided to mark the occasion by watching three ‘ape’ movies from my DVD collection. Gorillas in the Mist (1988) I haven’t seen this since I caught … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – Lucy

Drug mule turns into Asimov Mule, or something like that:-

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Thoughts for a Tuesday #8

ITEM: Little things allegedly please little minds, and at the moment my little mind is inordinately pleased and amused by the vagaries of Subject header cut offs in emails. This ‘classic’ comes courtesy of Zavvi, who only a short while … Continue reading

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Filler content with Hammer horror

Some reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #37:- HAMMER HORROR: WE KEEP THE LIGHTS ON Back when I interviewed him in Black Static #34 regarding, among other things, his novelisation of Vampire Circus, writer Mark Morris said of these … Continue reading

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