Amazing Stories

Author: Gary Dalkin

Review: The Space Opera Renaissance edited by Kathryn Cramer & David G. Hartwell

Review: The Space Opera Renaissance edited by Kathryn Cramer & David G. Hartwell

An updated review of a seminal and influential ant... Read More »

Review: The Prisoner of Heaven by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Review: The Prisoner of Heaven by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

The Prisoner of Heaven is actually what you get wh... Read More »

The Thirteenth Tale (BBC TV film) – Review

The Thirteenth Tale (BBC TV film) – Review

A review of the BBC production of Diane Setterfiel... Read More »

The Time of the Doctor / Death Comes to Pemberley – Review

The Time of the Doctor / Death Comes to Pemberley – Review

Gary Dalkin reviews an unusual Jenna Louise Colema... Read More »

Cloud Atlas, Skyfall and the McDonaldization of Hollywood

Cloud Atlas, Skyfall and the McDonaldization of Hollywood

Gary Dalkin reviews Cloud Atlas and Skyfall and ta... Read More »

Quatermass II – revisited

Quatermass II – revisited

Quatermass II is a rare sequel that is an improvem... Read More »

The Quatermass Xperiment – Revisited

The Quatermass Xperiment – Revisited

In this post I'll look at The Quatermass Xperiment... Read More »

Review – Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Review – Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Gary Dalkin reviews a novel that wants to be - oug... Read More »

The Week of the Doctor

The Week of the Doctor

Just in case you've missed out on all the Doctor W... Read More »

Doris Lessing, Cologne literature festival 2006

Obituary – Doris Lessing

Dorris Lessing Read More »

Too Long After – A Time Limit On Sequels & Prequels?

Too Long After – A Time Limit On Sequels & Prequels?

How long after is too long? Returning to a great o... Read More »

Review – The Man Who Haunted Himself (Blu-Ray/DVD)

Review – The Man Who Haunted Himself (Blu-Ray/DVD)

The Man Who Haunted Himself is, as the title sugge... Read More »

Book Review – Feast and Famine by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Book Review – Feast and Famine by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Imaginings Volume: 6 - Feast and Famine is a colle... Read More »

Movie Review: Grabbers (Blu-Ray)

Movie Review: Grabbers (Blu-Ray)

Grabbers has been dismissed in some quarters for n... Read More »

Review – Mr Nobody (the best film you’ve never heard of)

Review – Mr Nobody (the best film you’ve never heard of)

The full 158 minute director’s cut is simply one o... Read More »

Review – Searching for Ray Bradbury by Steven Paul Leiva

Review – Searching for Ray Bradbury by Steven Paul Leiva

A loving tribute to the memory of one of the most ... Read More »

Saving Doctor Who – Episode 2: Arcs, Horror and Screwdrivers

Saving Doctor Who – Episode 2: Arcs, Horror and Screwdrivers

Every generation of children has the right to be ... Read More »

Saving Doctor Who – Episode 1: The Cliffhanger

Saving Doctor Who – Episode 1: The Cliffhanger

Could Doctor Who use some changes? Read More »

Review – Anime by Colin Odell & Michelle Le Blanc

Review – Anime by Colin Odell & Michelle Le Blanc

Anime is not intended as a definitive guide, but a... Read More »

It’s All My Fault – An Apology

It’s All My Fault – An Apology

Another summer of cinematic wilderness is drawing ... Read More »

Review – Falling Over by James Everington

Review – Falling Over by James Everington

Falling Over is a book about perception, about cha... Read More »

Peter Capaldi in Doctor Who

The Name of the Doctor is… Peter

So the excellent actor Peter Capaldi is to play th... Read More »

Revisiting Richard C. Meredith’s Timeliner Trilogy

Revisiting Richard C. Meredith’s Timeliner Trilogy

I recently came across an announcement that writer... Read More »

Jurassic Park logo

Jurassic Park is 20 – What Went Wrong?

Jurassic Park opened in the UK 20 years ago this m... Read More »

Ender's Game film poster

Ender’s Game Over

I have a personal rule not to get involved in onli... Read More »

Stardust by Nina Allan

Stardust: The Ruby Castle Stories, by Nina Allan

Stardust is one of three books by Nina Allan publi... Read More »

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Joyland by Stephen King – review

In Stephen King’s best novel in years, 11.22.63 (2... Read More »

Spin by Nina Allan – review

Spin by Nina Allan – review

Nina Allan’s Spin is the second in a new series of... 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 Chris... Read More »

Christopher Priest

Christopher Priest – The Adjacent Interview: Part 1

Christopher Priest is one of the leading authors i... Read More »

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