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Not As Good As The Book

“It’s not as good as the book” is a popular phrase when it comes to movies based on novels, but I’ve got a little problem with that phrase. 227 more words

Streams Of Thought

Mel's 5 Second Review: Hellbound - Hellraiser II

Hellbound: Hellraiser II
(1988) Ashley Laurence, Clare Higgins, Kenneth Cranham, Imogen Boorman, Sean Chapman, William Hope, Barbie Wilde, and Doug Bradley

I was sure I had seen this film ages ago, at around the same time that I saw the first one. 206 more words


What's the story?

Recently the famous writer Clive Barker held a Halloween writing challenge. The challenge was to interpret one of his paintings as a short story. Here’s my interpretation. 2,036 more words


Friday Philosophy...Villains

No, it’s no longer Halloween. I’ve been working to get to know and understand villains a little more clearly, as the villain of my book series is about to have his own entire plotline soon. 122 more words

New Normal

Pick of the week: The Yattering and Jack

Rather than watching loads of films this week, I was feeling a little less lazy and decided to go back and re-read a couple of my favourite short stories. 252 more words


The beast has it's day with Episode 39: Meat for the Beast.

Finally, the movie we never thought we would see; Nightbreed the directors cut is out and we cover it this week as well as The title of Star Wars Episode 7, Cool movie scores,  Ant-Man’s Yellow Jacket revealed plus Jor El absentee parent and the ridiculousness of Star Wars character first names, all this week on the House of Gozer podcast. 199 more words

Geek News And Discussion

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 25

The latest volume of The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror is now available to buy in both hardcopy and electronic formats.  As usual, it boasts an impressive line-up of authors and an excellent piece of artwork by Vincent Chong.  113 more words