Monthly Archives: January 2016

Filler content with satanic satellite

This review was published back in Black Static #2, exactly as it appears here except for any editorial changes/corrections. OLD DEVIL MOON by CHRISTOPHER FOWLER (Serpent’s Tail paperback, 296pp, £7.99) In the introduction to his first collection of short stories … Continue reading

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Directed by Paul W. S. Anderson

Three films watched recently, all of which have been directed by Milla Jovovich’s husband. Alien vs. Predator (2004) This crossover between two SF monster franchises has a very simple plot. Billionaire Weyland finances an expedition to Antarctica to investigate a … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – The Forest

Should be out already, but I’ve heard nowt from either of the ‘local’ multiplexes.

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Filler content with HPL – Part 2

And following on from yesterday’s blog post, here are four more reviews comprising the second part of a feature on the work of H. P. Lovecraft that originally appeared in Black Static #46:- LOVECRAFT: THE MAN AND HIS MONSTERS (continued) … Continue reading

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Filler content with HPL – Part 1

The first part of a feature on the work of H. P. Lovecraft that originally appeared in Black Static #46:- LOVECRAFT: THE MAN AND HIS MONSTERS An obscure writer of stories that were published in the pulp magazines of the … Continue reading

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Song for a Sunday – Running to Stand Still

The title of this song pretty much sums up how I feel a lot of the time (and probably how you feel as well). The rest of it doesn’t relate to my experience at all, fortunately. Well, except for the … Continue reading

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Best in Class – 2015

Text of a post that appeared on the Case Notes blog at ttapress.com yesterday (they got first dibs because people send me books in my role as reviewer for Black Static magazine):- I’m carrying on with the “tradition” of handing … Continue reading

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