Monthly Archives: September 2016

Thoughts on a Friday #2

ITEM: Three months on and nothing much seems to have changed as a result of the Brexit vote. Various parties are insisting that we pull our fingers out and get on with it, and various other parties are mounting legal … Continue reading

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Filler content with Hannett & Slatter

Two reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #51:- ASSORTED NIGHTMARES AND FANTASIES Midnight and Moonshine, the first collaboration I read between Australian writers Lisa L. Hannett and Angela Slatter, had about it something of the mystical and mythopoeic, a … Continue reading

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South of the Border, Down Mexico Way

Over a couple of nights I watched three films that play out like a Mexican version of Sergio Leone’s Dollars Trilogy. El Mariachi (1992) This is the film that put director Robert Rodriguez on the map. Bad guy Azul breaks … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – Never Go Back

Have to say I wasn’t particularly impressed by the first Jack Reacher movie, but maybe this one will be better.

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Filler content with DarkFuse

Reviews of three novellas published by DarkFuse that originally appeared in Black Static #51:- DARKFUSE NOVELLAS David Bernstein’s RELIC OF DEATH (DarkFuse eBook, 99pp, $2.99) opens with hitmen Sal and Bruno returning from a woodland body dump. When their car … Continue reading

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Graphic Miscellany #1

I was so taken with the experience of reading graphic novels during super hero month that I’ve decided to include a smattering of them in my literary diet for the future, though from now on we can cast the net … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – True Companion

Beautiful song.

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