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 […]

Sep 292017
 
BLU-RAY REVIEW: The Void (18)

The Void is a low budget horror film that attracted some praise and attention with its ’proof-of-concept’ trailer last year, ahead of reaching full funding for actual production. It hit cinemas, streaming sites and home formats at the same time earlier this year, to some acclaim. It didn’t last long in the cinemas round my […]

Sep 142017
 
FILM REVIEW: The Limehouse Golem (15)

The Limehouse Golem (15) – OUT NOW Dir: Juan Carlos Medina Starring: Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke, Douglas Booth Run time: 109 mins approx. In cinema and television history there have been countless interpretations of the Jack the Ripper killings but now The Limehouse Golem has put another Victorian serial killer, albeit a fictional one, in […]