Author Archives: Craig

Terrible Tuesdays – Awesomely Bad Monster Combos

Sharktopus

When it comes to creating monsters to scare us filmmakers have a few staples they seem to love and rely on like a drunk who can’t quite quit his favourite sauce. Some of these scares are rather explainable, probably based … Continue reading

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SF is alive and well; kicking it in TV-land

Utopia 1

The big Hollywood blockbuster science fiction adventure is often used as the canary bird to judge the atmosphere or state of the genre. Taken as representative of the whole by the multitude of dabblers (used non-perjoratively), such movies are a … Continue reading

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What we’re excited for in October! (There’s a lot!)

Thor 2: The Dark World movie poster

October is going to be a great month! There’s so much happening in the genre world that there’s no excuse for staying at home. From running with zombies and watching Ghostbusters to book launches and World Fantasy Con, we’ve got … Continue reading

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Terrible Tuesdays: Mockbusters…don’t be fooled!

Pacific Rim vs Atlantic Rim

Don’t fall into the trap of watching one of these ‘mockbusters’, or do, but go in forewarned and forearmed with the knowledge of the terribleness you are about to witness! The production company responsible for most of these is The … Continue reading

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We attended the launch of Your Brother’s Blood by David Towsey

Your Brother's Blood cover

So, we attended the launch of David Towsey’s Your Brother’s Blood (Jo Fletcher Books). This wonderful event took place at the iconic (for all the wrong reasons) Phoenix Artist’s Club in London. Site of much debauchery, this underground (literally) bar … Continue reading

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Terrible Tuesdays: Old School Horror SF film posters

The Mole People

Horror and science fiction were combined in tons of old films to create some rather amazing pulp films that it are hard to imagine being shown today. The posters are pretty incredible though and you’ve got to love the vintage … Continue reading

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