Monthly Archives: July 2014

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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