Christopher Nolan

What’s wrong with Doctor Strange

What’s wrong with Doctor Strange

After the first half hour, Doctor Strange somehow turned into a spectacular but oddly empty experience. Read More »

El “Agente Wrett” o cómo salvar al mundo en pocos pasos

El “Agente Wrett” o cómo salvar al mundo en pocos pasos

Review of the Spanish Language Young Adult novel Agente Wrett, which mixes spies and science fiction. Read More »

Interview: Electric Cinema – Andrew David Barker

Interview: Electric Cinema – Andrew David Barker

The Electric is a ghost story steeped in the love of movies, with shades of vintage Bradbury and King. It is quiet an achievement. Read More »

2014: A Reading Odyssey – Part 1

2014: A Reading Odyssey – Part 1

a short recap of my 2014 in books. Where I reviewed a book for Amazing Stories I have provided a link to that review, and in one case to a related interview. So here, in chronological order, are the first 21 books I read in 2014. Read More »

Interstellar OST, single disc edition

The Interstellar Soundtrack Album Debacle

A look at the various controversies surrounding the release of the soundtrack album for Hans Zimmer's score to Interstellar Read More »

Is Interstellar Too Loud?

Is Interstellar Too Loud?

I have read repeated complaints that Interstellar is too loud. Which makes as much sense as complaining that a record is too loud. Read More »

Review – Noir, edited by Ian Whates

Review – Noir, edited by Ian Whates

This all started out as a single simple project, but, as so often happens, the concept evolved. The initial idea was to publish a collection of stories, each featuring a femme fatale, but on reflection that seemed too restrictive... Read More »

A young Philip K Dick

No. 20 – Philip K Dick – “Where’s My Head?”

A young Philip K Dick Angst is a modern condition that few of us can escape. How many people, I wonder, wake up each day and ask themselves: “How did I get into this situation?  How can I fix my life? What can I do to straighten out my life?”  Philip... Read More »

Christopher Priest – The Adjacent Interview: Part 2

Christopher Priest – The Adjacent Interview: Part 2

This is the second part of an interview with Christopher Priest, one of the leading authors in any genre. You can read Part 1 here. Priest’s first published story was ‘The Run’, in 1966. His first novel, Indoctrinaire, was published in 1970. Hi... Read More »

Man of Steel Is the Superman Film You’ve Been Waiting For, So Long as You Don’t Really Care About Women

Man of Steel Is the Superman Film You’ve Been Waiting For, So Long as You Don’t Really Care About Women

Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures / flicksandbits.com Warning: Minor Man of Steel spoilers follow. In all fairness, Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel is a beautiful movie. It’s the kind of thing you’d expect from a “New 52”-era DC Comics adaptation: loads of fu... Read More »

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