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Guillermo del Toro Is At Home With Monsters by Steven Bereznai (exhibit review).

November 2, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Guillermo del Toro Is At Home With Monsters by Steven Bereznai (exhibit review).

‘It’s everything. It’s the single thing that I have done that expresses me the most completely, more than any of my films. Bleak House is the best thing I’ve done.’ —Guillermo del Toro. ‘At Home With Monsters’ is the aptly titled exhibit that gives an insider’s look into the heart and mind of horror and […]

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A Long Day In Lychford by Paul Cornell (book review).

October 31, 2017 | By | Reply More
A Long Day In Lychford by Paul Cornell (book review).

It’s a really long day in Lychford and it’s very close to ending badly. The three village witches have a bit of a task ahead of them. Autumn Bluntstone has a bad head and a bad conscience. She attempts to piece together what she did the night before after waking in her magic shop. She […]

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The Shining for Halloween.

October 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Shining for Halloween.

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Ghost Stories Of An Antiquary, Vol 2 by M.R. James, adapted by Leah Moore and John Reppion, with art by George Kambadais, Abigail Larson, Al Davison and Meghan Hetrick (graphic novel review).

October 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Ghost Stories Of An Antiquary, Vol 2 by M.R. James, adapted by Leah Moore and John Reppion, with art by George Kambadais, Abigail Larson, Al Davison and Meghan Hetrick (graphic novel review).

M.R. James (1862-1936) is widely acknowledged as one of the foremost exponents of the English ghost story. Across a long life spent almost exclusively in the ivory towers of academia, first at King’s College Cambridge and, later, as the Provost of Eton College, he wrote some 33 ghost stories, most of which appeared chronologically in […]

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Penny Dreadful Season 3 (DVD TV series review)

October 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
Penny Dreadful Season 3   (DVD TV series review)

Before I start, please look at the cover pictured below. On first sight, it looks like a skull with an extended jaw. Look again and it’s a picture of a woman, probably Eva Green as Vanessa Ives, holding her head on her knees. A warning that nothing is ever what it seems. Having the members […]

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We Are All Completely Fine by Daryl Gregory (book review).

October 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
We Are All Completely Fine by Daryl Gregory (book review).

‘We Are All Completely Fine’ is a novel set in the modern world, where there are few who truly know that supernatural creatures exist. The novel centres around five people who have individually suffered traumatic events. They are brought together to form a therapy group by the psychotherapist, Dr. Jan Sayer. Harrison was the ‘Monster […]

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Harrison Squared by Daryl Gregory (book review).

October 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Harrison Squared by Daryl Gregory (book review).

In short, ‘Harry Potter’ meets ‘Shadow Over Innsmouth’ pretty much sums up both the themes of the book and its style. On the one hand, many young adult readers will take the book at face value, a coming-of-age story involving a lonely teenager who doesn’t accept the official story about the death of his mother. […]

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Better Watch Out (a film review by Frank Ochieng).

October 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Better Watch Out (a film review by Frank Ochieng).

The holidays are approaching as we prepare to reach the end of the year but director/co-writer Chris Peckover wants to beat the chaotic Christmas rush by offering some creepy coal in his cinematic stockings.- Most notably, a merry-minded macabre middle finger to the Yuletide season in the charmingly twisted and creatively corrosive suburban home invasion […]

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Cold Moon (2017) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

October 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Cold Moon (2017) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

In a small backwater town in Florida a teen-ager has gone missing. She lives with her grandmother who is deeply worried about the lost girl. Griff Furst directs this adaption by Jack Snyder of Michael McDowell’s novel, ‘Cold Moon Over Babylon’. The story is either a psychological or a supernatural thriller. You can take your […]

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Z Nation lurches back for another season.

October 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Z Nation lurches back for another season.

Zombie horror TV series Z Nation lurches back with a new season starting September 29th 2017 at 9/8c on SYFY in the USA.

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