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REVIEW: Ghost in the Shell (2017)

REVIEW: Ghost in the Shell (2017)

The 2017 version of Ghost in the Shell is unlikely to satisfy fans of the original, but it is not without its points of interest. Read More »

Underwhelmed By Interstellar

Underwhelmed By Interstellar

don't much care about the superhero films. I don't expect much from them, and was only disappointed by The Dark Knight Rises in that it wasn't as good as The Dark Knight. But Interstellar is disappointing in a very different way. 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 »

“Space Station 76”—A Movie Review

“Space Station 76”—A Movie Review

The characters dress as a ‘70s designer would have thought future people might dress, when they’re not dressing in actual ‘70s style... Read More »

Hello Summer, Goodbye – After The Blockbusters, After The Hugos Have Gone

Hello Summer, Goodbye – After The Blockbusters, After The Hugos Have Gone

Gary Dalkin looks back on the state of science fiction as another summer of massive budget SF and fantasy spectacles draws to a close. It seems this summer may have been a little better than those of late. The latest Michael Bay atrocity aside, Rise ... Read More »

‘The Birds Is Coming’ (Again) and Rebecca Too

‘The Birds Is Coming’ (Again) and Rebecca Too

Considering the forthcoming new film adaptations of Daphne du Maurier's The Birds and Rebecca, and the shadow of Alfred Hitchcock... Read More »

Michael Bay’s Ninja Turtles

Michael Bay’s Ninja Turtles

Donatello, Raphael, Michelangelo and Leonardo (Splinter!): who are they really for? Certainly not the same audience as Howard the Duck. Read More »

The Week of the Doctor

The Week of the Doctor

Just in case you've missed out on all the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary happenings.... Read More »