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The following column— reprinted this month in the May 2015 HWA Newsletter— on the science fiction flick ISLAND OF TERROR (1966) starring Peter Cushing was originally published in the May 2008 edition of… 700 more words

Horror Movies

"Ex Machina" - Beyond the Uncanny Valley of the Dolls

Humanity is now just one part of who we are. We are as much our Facebook profiles, our phone data and our internet search results as we are our external body, our vital organs, our inquisitive minds. 1,098 more words

Movie Reviews

Life Lessons from the Sci Fi Film Festival at OMSI

My partner and I recently attended the Science Fiction Film Festival at OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry). And that means we spent a week gorging ourselves on some of the best science fiction movies ever made (and a few okay ones). 923 more words

Life Of A Writer

Films About Women 26

1 Elizabeth

It was in this film that I first discovered Cate Blanchett. It was love at first sight, and that love has never waned. Cate plays the young Virgin Queen as she rises to power. 558 more words

Movie Review - Ex Machina

Ex Machina

Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Alicia Vikander, Corey Johnson, Sonoya Mizuno, Claire Selby, Symara A. Templeman, Gana Bayarsaikhan, Tiffany Pisani, Elina Alminas, and more. 754 more words

Gloria Oliver

Video of the Week: April 17th 2015

So this week i’ve been in super-science-fiction-mode in the build up for the binge of sci-fi films, tv shows and games i’ll be looking into on my 10 days off work… 83 more words

Alien Season


Here’s my latest IN THE SPOOKLIGHT column, published in the April 2015 edition of the HWA Newsletter, on John Carpenter’s science fiction action thriller… 1,115 more words