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 […]

Sep 052017
 
BOOK REVIEW: Garro by James Swallow

GARRO by James Swallow Published by Black Library, HB, £20, OUT NOW A unique release amongst the Horus Heresy book series, GARRO by James Swallow is a re-edited collection of all the audio dramas and short fictions featuring Nathaniel Garro, former captain of the Death Guard Legion, and Agentia Primus of Malcador the Sigilite. Labelled […]

Dec 032015
 
The 10 Best Anime Series (for newcomers)

Anime can seem like a bit of a minefield to newcomers.  Maybe you’ve heard that there’s good stuff to be found beyond the deafening J-pop, overwrought emotions and scantily-clad schoolgirls, or maybe you’ve watched (and enjoyed) classics like Akira and Ghost In The Shell and want to know where to turn next.  Well I’m here to assure […]