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Filler content with friends and family – Part 2

Continuing on from Sunday’s post, four more reviews that appeared as part of a feature in Black Static #42:- FRIENDS & FAMILY (continued from Sunday’s post) Gary Fry has made only the one appearance in Black Static, and that was … Continue reading

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Peril in the Key of P

Watched ‘recently’ – three spooky movies whose titles begin with the letter P. Paranormal Activity (2007) Strange occurrences take place in the house of Katie and Micah, so he sets up a camera to record what takes place when they are … Continue reading

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Filler content with friends and family – Part 1

Three reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #42:- FRIENDS & FAMILY My biggest problem in putting together the Case Notes section of this magazine is deciding which books get reviewed and when. One rule of thumb I have is … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – Knocking on Heaven’s Door

It ain’t Dylan, but it’ll do.

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Arnie, Ancient & Modern: Part 2 – Modern

Now for the modern half of my Schwarzenegger retrospective, modern in this context meaning movies where our action man uses guns instead of swords or simply his fists. Raw Deal (1986) Arnie is lawman Mark Kaminsky, who got a raw … Continue reading

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Arnie, Ancient & Modern: Part 1 – Ancient

I’ve been taking a trip down Arnold Lane recently (with apologies to Pink Floyd). Hercules in New York (1969) Arnold’s first film and it was four years before they let him in front of a camera again. He plays Hercules, … Continue reading

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Filler content that is dark and strange

Two reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #43:- CHARACTERS IN TURMOIL: JAMES COOPER Most of our readers will be familiar with James Cooper from his short stories, which have been appearing regularly in the magazine since “There’s Something Wrong … Continue reading

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