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Broken Monsters, Lauren Beukes, HarperCollins There’s a short version of this review which runs something along the lines of South African writer Lauren Beukes has been sent personally by the Dark Forces from the Infernal...

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Film: Horns

July 15, 2014 | 1 Comments

I really enjoyed the novel Horns by Joe Hill (who seems to be able to deftly handle some mighty fine prose or comics work equally well, with some excellent novels and some top comics work...

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Animation: Tsume

June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tsume is a nice slice of J-Horror in short animated form, following a vain, self-obsessed schoolgirl who tries to avoid a not-so-attractive classmate who obviously just wants to be friends, and when her selfish avoidance...

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Reviews: Re-Animator returns!

May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Re-Animator Directed by Stuart Gordon Starring Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, David Gale Second Sight Double disc DVD and Blu Ray The 1980s was a brilliant time to be a horror film fan –...

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Art: H.R. Giger, RIP

May 13, 2014 | 1 Comments

Sad news breaking today on Twitter and online, with numerous sites (including Wikipedia I see now) announcing that the influential Swiss artist H.R. Giger has passed away at the age of 74, following injuries sustained...

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Constantine trailer

May 12, 2014 | 1 Comments

The first trailer for the Constantine series, based on the DC/Vertigo character from Hellblazer John Constantine, created by Alan Moore, Steve Bissette and John Totleben, has been released, and I think it looks pretty interesting....

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The Voices, F.R. Tallis, Pan Macmillan At the risk of sounding all Jerry Maguire; he had me at the mention of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Yes, the main male lead in this inspired and creepy...

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The publisher Pan Macmillan is setting up a new award in honour of the great James Herbert, who we lost shockingly suddenly last year. From the description: “The prize, which will be awarded annually, aims...

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Reviews: I see a Black Moon rising…

March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Black Moon Kenneth Calhoun Hogarth There is a horrible sense of desperation, anxiety and dread that act as the life companions and follow in the footsteps of the life bully that is sleeplessness. Like the...

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Reviews: Frankenstein – the True Story

March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Frankenstein: the True Story, Directed: Jack Smight Leonard Whiting, James Mason, David McCallum, Nicola Pagett, Jane Seymour, Michael Sarrazin Second Sight, DVD, running time 181 minutes Here’s an intriguing slice of both the enduring Frankenstein...

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