Jan 052018
 
Geekzine Review of 2017: Films & TV

The year that was 2017 delivered some cultural geekish delights. In the first of two linked features, Geekzine editor-in-chief Andrew Jamieson takes a roughshod look at some of the genre films and tv shows that kept us nerds smiling – and grimacing. It wasn’t all good, eh?  FILM Split (released in January) James McAvoy gives one […]

Nov 302017
 
FEATURE: Oh, the horror!

Geekzine editor Andy Jamieson, and Edinburgh-based steampunk impresario Atticus Oldman, give an account of their favourite horror yarns, inspired by Halloween and the dark nights of the winter months…. “I never used to like horror movies and I still find some types of horror difficult to watch. Ghost stories and silly slashers I enjoy but […]

Nov 082017
 
Geekzine Q&A: Chris Priestley

Author Chris Priestley’s latest book, Curse of the Werewolf Boy, is out now, published by Bloomsbury for £6.99. I’ve been reading his books for over ten years, and he is surely one of the finest craftsmen I’ve come across, combining the rare talents of storytelling and writing to produce one memorable read after another. His […]

Oct 032017
 
Geekzine Q&A: Philip Reeve & Sarah McIntyre

Author Philip Reeve and illustrator Sarah McIntyre are the talented minds behind Jinks & O’Hare Funfair Repair, and Pug-a-Doodle-Do! (the latter an activity book). Both are out now, published by the childrens imprint of Oxford University Press. I had the pleasure of meeting this talented pair at this summer’s Edinburgh International Book Festival, where I was […]