Cleopatra 2525 Review and Opinion

2019/04/29

Cleopatra 2525 (2001)
Created by Robert Tapert and R.J. Stewart

review by Ian Shutter

Remember that classic science fictional song, 'In The Year 2525', by Zager & Evans? It was a number one hit back in 1969, so when the millennium arrived it was probably inevitable there would be something to revive its SF theme - but I doubt the songwriters could ever

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Coalescent Review and Opinion

2019/04/28

Coalescent: Destiny's Children - Book 1
Stephen Baxter
Gollancz hardcover £17.99

review by Duncan Lawie

Coalescent shows signs of a new departure for Stephen Baxter, integrating the present day with his grasp of long time scales. It combines George Poole's contemporary investigation of a family mystery with a story that begins 1600 years ago

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Collected stories of arthur c. clarke Review and Opinion

2019/04/27

The Collected Stories
Arthur C. Clarke
Gollancz paperback £9.99

review by Tony Lee

This huge volume brings together about 100 short stories from the vaults of the world's most famous living genre writer and, as such, it's a genuine historical document alluding to and commenting upon the phenomenal development and explosive growth of science fiction

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Collected stories by peter carey Review and Opinion

2019/04/26

Collected Stories
Peter Carey
Faber & Faber paperback £8.99

review by Debbie Moon

Booker Prize winner Peter Carey is not a name immediately associated with genre writing. But, judging from this collection, he's actually one of the finest genre writers at work today.
   The 27 stories in this volume cover a wide range of styles and settings, from

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Complete lovecraft filmography Review and Opinion

2019/04/25

The Complete Lovecraft Filmography
Charles P. Mitchell
Greenwood hardcover £62.50

review by Tony Lee

Author Charles Mitchell tackles a subject long overdue for serious study, and the result is this fine companion volume to the recently published An H.P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia by S.T. Joshi

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Connie willis interview Review and Opinion

2019/04/24

To Say Nothing of the Dog

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Core Review and Opinion

2019/04/23

The Core (2003)
Director: Jim Amiel

review by Debbie Moon

On an ordinary day in an ordinary American city, dozens of people suddenly drop dead. Pigeons in Trafalgar Square start re-enacting Hitchcock. Crack NASA pilot Beck Childs finds herself landing the space shuttle hundreds of miles off course after the instrumentation fails.
   Madcap geophysicist

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Corsair by chris bunch Review and Opinion

2019/04/22

Corsair
Chris Bunch
Orbit paperback £6.99

review by Paul Broome

Things don't begin too well with Chris Bunch's latest standalone fantasy pirate epic, Corsair. Within the first few pages we've already been exposed to two of the biggest clichés in the realm of fantasy fiction: first of all the main character's parents are killed by marauding nasty

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Cosmonaut keep by ken macleod Review and Opinion

2019/04/21

Cosmonaut Keep
Ken MacLeod
Orbit paperback £6.99

review by Duncan Lawie

Cosmonaut Keep is the first part of the Engines of Light trilogy and a new beginning for Ken MacLeod. In the first chapter it looks like a massive departure. This is set on Mingulay, a planet on the edge of the Second Sphere, one hundred light years from Nova Sol.

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Cosmic odyssey, jla: riddle of the beast Review and Opinion

2019/04/20

Cosmic Odyssey
Jim Starlin and Mike Mignola
DC Comics / Titan graphic novel £17.99

J.L.A. Riddle Of The Beast
Alan Grant and Michael Wm Kaluta
DC Comics / Titan graphic novel £10.99

reviews by Christopher Geary

With famous Marvel comicbook heroes (

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Court of the midnight king Review and Opinion

2019/04/19

The Court Of The Midnight King
Freda Warrington
Pocket paperback £7.99

review by Patrick Hudson

This book retells the story of the Wars of the Roses (the English wars of succession between 1432 and 1485, not the film with Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner) with a touch of added mysticism, in the style of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Mists Of Avalon

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Cowl by Neal Asher Review and Opinion

2019/04/18

Cowl
Neal Asher
Tor hardcover £17.99

review by Christopher Geary

Polly is a young junkie and whore caught up in assassination and industrial espionage. Tack is a U-Gov hitman programmed to murder without hesitation or remorse. They are among thousands of innocent, and initially helpless, victims

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Crash Review and Opinion

2019/04/17

Crash (1999)
Director: David Cronenberg

review by Steven Hampton

Based on J.G. Ballard's cult novel, this is about a mixed group of accident victims who become obsessed with car crashes. Nominal leader, Vaughan (Elias Koteas, from Exotica and, bizarrely, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), goes so far as to recreate the fatal wrecks that killed

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Creepshow 2 Review and Opinion

2019/04/16

Creepshow 2 (1987)
Director: Michael Gornick

review by Ian Shutter

A horror story anthology based on tales by Stephen King, this sequel to George Romero's entertaining genre portmanteau took five years to get made, and has cameraman Michael Gornick at the helm, with Romero serving as screenwriter. It isn't as good as Creepshow, and it's not hard

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Creepshows Review and Opinion

2019/04/15

Creepshows: The Illustrated Stephen King Movie Guide
Stephen Jones
Titan paperback £16.99

review by Christopher Geary

The majority of Stephen King's works have been adapted, with variable success, for the big and small screens so it's about time that someone tackled this subject anew in book form. This comprehensive yet concise survey of cinema and

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Crescent city rhapsody Review and Opinion

2019/04/14

Crescent City Rhapsody
Kathleen Ann Goonan
Millennium paperback £6.99

review by Ceri Jordan

It would seem that our American cousins have inherited a good deal of that famed British 'stiff upper lip'. Over here, we're reduced to panic by petrol shortages or even heavy snow. But, faced with a series of electromagnetic pulses originating from outer space

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Crime studio by steve aylett Review and Opinion

2019/04/13

The Crime Studio
Steve Aylett
Orion paperback £6.99

review by Trent Walters

Looking for a good mystery? Keep looking - unless you consider a police chief, who consumes the donut evidence that had nothing to do with the crime, a mystery (Donut Theory). Looking for a space lark as good as

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Charles saunders interviewed at Review and Opinion

2019/04/12

Adding To The Gumbo Mix:

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Cubby house Review and Opinion

2019/04/11

Cubby House (2001)
Director: Murray Fahey

review by Denise Wayne

Australian terror can occasionally be exceptional and innovative but, sadly, this is not one of those rare cases. Following a prologue about child murders by drugged out hippies back in the 1960s, the film opens with a dodgy estate agent (played by Craig McLachlan from TV series, Bugs

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Silver machines: origins and return of cybermen Review and Opinion

2019/04/10

Silver Machines:

Comprar Silver

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Cypher Review and Opinion

2019/04/09

Cypher (2002)
Director: Vincenzo Natali

review by Debbie Moon

Morgan Sullivan is an ordinary guy looking for an ordinary job. Rather to his surprise, he's recruited to a ruthless corporation as an industrial spy, assigned to report on apparently innocuous trade conferences around the country. But, if that's all there is to his new job, why is he being

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Dagon Review and Opinion

2019/04/08

Dagon (2001)
Director: Stuart Gordon

review by Octavio Ramos Jr

When Stuart Gordon made Re-Animator, he selected the ideal candidate for his style of gore and humour driven storytelling. As a result, even Lovecraft purists (myself included) found the proceedings perfectly reflected the overall

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Dan simmons interview Review and Opinion

2019/04/07

Darkling Plain:

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Daredevil Review and Opinion

2019/04/06

Daredevil (2003)
Writer and director: Mark Steven Johnson

review by Debbie Moon

Growing up in Hell's Kitchen, New York, with his washed-up boxer Dad, Matt Murdoch has it tough. Things get even tougher when he's blinded in a toxic waste accident. But, as we all know, radioactive waste has a tendency to give you superpowers - and Matt's remaining senses

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Dark angel season one Review and Opinion

2019/04/05

Dark Angel (2000-1)
Created by James Cameron and Charles H. Eglee

review by Debbie Moon

The near future: a secret military base is at full alert, as maverick officer Lydecker attempts to prevent the escape of his latest genetic experiments. Enhanced humans called X5s, both bred and trained to be the ultimate soldier. And they're all tiny children.

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Dark angel season two Review and Opinion

2019/04/04

Dark Angel: Season Two (2001-03)
Created by James Cameron and Charles H. Eglee

review by Steven Hampton

This SF TV show is about mutants. Not the (supra)naturally occurring next step in human evolution as mutants are depicted in movies like X-Men and its sequel

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Darkness falls Review and Opinion

2019/04/03

Darkness Falls (2003)
Director: Jonathan Liebesman

review by Octavio Ramos Jr

Darkness Falls begins as an interesting combination of atmospheric horror and phobia-driven terror, but the film quickly succumbs to the more mainstream elements of an action thriller. The story's setup is intriguing and filled with possibilities: In the town of Darkness

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Dark light by ken macleod Review and Opinion

2019/04/02

Dark Light
Ken MacLeod
Tor hardcover $25.95 / Orbit £16.99

review by Jeremy Smith

British science fiction has always stood apart from the American brand. Writing as the sun set on their empire, the earliest masters of the scientific romance and the dreadful warning - men like H.G. Wells, Olaf Stapleton, and Aldous Huxley - published novels of philosophical

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Darker places by richard matheson- book review for zone-sf.com Review and Opinion

2019/04/01

Darker Places
Richard Matheson
Gauntlet hardcover $55

review by Michael McCarty

In the dedication of this short story collection, Richard Matheson writes: "To Barry Hoffman - with many thanks for resuscitating so much of my early work." That statement sums things up dead-on. Hoffman, the publisher and editor of Gauntlet Press has been collecting the

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Dark sun rises by brian aldiss Review and Opinion

2019/03/31

The Dark Sun Rises
Brian Aldiss
Avernus Media chapbook £5.99

review by Steve Sneyd

As with his myriad novels, Brian Aldiss' poetry spans genre and non-genre modes, versatility well reflected in this latest of his poetry collections. So, before a closer look at some of the genre work here, some

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Dark water Review and Opinion

2019/03/30

Dark Water (2002)
Director: Hideo Nakata

review by Tom Matic

The latest supernatural thriller from Hideo Nakata director of the Ring trilogy, Dark Water (aka: Honogurai mizu no soko kara) had a particular resonance for me. I watched it not long after I moved into a new flat, and got

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Darker than you think Review and Opinion

2019/03/29

Darker Than You Think
Jack Williamson
Gollancz paperback £6.99

review by Tom Matic

The 38th entry in Gollancz's Fantasy Masterworks series is a thrilling novel of lycanthropy from the pen of Jack Williamson, an author better known for science fiction. However, Darker Than You Think enters territory usually unexplored by SF, the realm of witches

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Dawn of amber Review and Opinion

2019/03/28

Roger Zelazny's The Dawn Of Amber
John Gregory Betancourt
iBooks paperback £10.99

review by Debbie Moon

First in a prequel trilogy, The Dawn Of Amber takes us back to the days when the Logrus in the Courts of Chaos was the only pattern, exiled Dworkin was sane (more or less), and Oberon was a young soldier in a distant shadow, unaware of his

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Dawn of the dead Review and Opinion

2019/03/27

Dawn Of The Dead (2004)
Director: Zack Snyder

review by Paul Higson

George A. Romero's 1979 Dawn of the Dead (and its shorter UK Goblin-remix release version Zombies: Dawn Of The Dead - of which British fans are more familiar and fond) had it all. It was

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Day the earth caught fire Review and Opinion

2019/03/26

The Day The Earth Caught Fire (1961)
Director: Val Guest

review by Tony Lee

With recent freak storms, droughts and recurring floods, and the gloomy prospect of global warming fast becoming unavoidable reality, a new generation of film fans will surely find this 40-year-old British disaster movie far more eerie, frightening, and unnervingly prophetic

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Day the world ended Review and Opinion

2019/03/25

The Day The World Ended (2001)
Director: Terence Gross

review by Christopher Geary

One of a batch of recent made-for-TV creature features inspired by cult 1950s' horrors, The Day The World Ended (aka: Tod aus dem All) is joined by other 'remake' films: Earth Vs The Spider, She-Creature, How To Make A Monster, and

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Dead end Review and Opinion

2019/03/24

Dead End (2002)
Writers and directors: Jean-Baptiste Andrea, Febrice Canepa

review by Steven HamptonSpoiler alert!Lately, our cinemas and home screens alike have been deluged with grisly and uncanny visions of both the undead and the death-obsessed, as zombies abound (see

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Dead in the water Review and Opinion

2019/03/23

Dead In The Water (2002)
Writer and director: Merlin Ward

review by Paul Higson

A number of British horror films are slipping out onto video left to sit there as the legion of the brainwashed pick up one of the rack load of copies of Seabiscuit, or the latest Oscar nominated flicker instead, the number of copies saying it all for them. Many of

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Death in the family Review and Opinion

2019/03/22

Death In The Family (1981)
Director: Michael J. Murphy

review by Paul Higson

Several poisonings, a bludgeoning, incest, a couple of bombs, a dismembered burnt arm in a rock pool and a knifing, all in a package only 51 minutes length. In fact, there are more bodies than there are cast members in

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Deep blue sea Review and Opinion

2019/03/21

Deep Blue Sea (1999)
Director: Renny Harlin

review by Steven Hampton

Saffron Burrows plays an ambitious scientist using shark brains to find a cure for Alzheimer's. Samuel L. Jackson is the wealthy but demanding investor, curious enough about this line of medical research to visit Aquatica, Burrows' oceanic lab with many tons of hi-tech equipment. The

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Deep future Review and Opinion

2019/03/20

Deep Future
Stephen Baxter
Gallancz hardcover £18

review by Steven Hampton

Britain's top hard-SF author turns his attention to nonfiction here, but this isn't some sort of physics textbook aimed at the layman. It's a catalogue of knowledge, current speculative thinking and visionary ideas about near and distant futures, exploring human hopes and mortal

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Devil's backbone Review and Opinion

2019/03/19

The Devil's Backbone (2001)
Director: Guillermo del Toro

review by Debbie Moon

As the Spanish Civil War shudders to a close, an orphanage run by communist sympathisers finds itself in the path of the fascist forces' advance. But the horrors outside the walls are the least of their worries. The ghost of a dead child walks the corridors, looking for vengeance

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Die another day Review and Opinion

2019/03/18

Die Another Day (2002)
Director: Lee Tamahori

review by Christopher GearySpoiler alert!Die Another Day opens with a rather disappointing surfing sequence and proceeds to a hovercraft chase, after briskly introducing the criminally old-fashioned backstory of a military power struggle, as a kindly

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Difference engine Review and Opinion

2019/03/17

The Difference Engine
William Gibson and Bruce Sterling
Gollancz paperback £6.99

review by Patrick Hudson

The Difference Engine was first published in 1990, just as cyberpunk hit the mainstream and SF had one of its brief moments in the sun. The Internet was beginning to make the news, the web was just around the corner, computers were slowly

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Digital dead by bruce balfour Review and Opinion

2019/03/16

The Digital Dead
Bruce Balfour
Ace paperback $6.99

review by Cristopher Hennessey-DeRose

In this sequel to his wonderful The Forge Of Mars, Bruce Balfour brings back the characters of Tau Wolfsinger and his girlfriend Kate McCloud into another aspect of his world, seeing Kate kidnapped and

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The dish Review and Opinion

2019/03/15

The Dish (2000)
Director: Rob Sitch

review by Steven Hampton

This retells the story of Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 Moon landing, of July 1969, as seen through the eyes of civilians in the Australian community of Parkes, where a large radio telescope was a vital part of NASA's plan to make their space mission the first global television event...

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Dobermann Review and Opinion

2019/03/14

Dobermann (1997)
Director: Jan Kounen

review by Tony Lee

French crime thriller, starring Vincent Cassel as the successful bank-robber of the title, Tchéky Karyo (who has made distinguished appearances in everything from Nikita to GoldenEye, and 1492 to Wing Commander), as a misogynistic cop - our antihero's nemesis, and Monica

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Cory doctorow profiled at Review and Opinion

2019/03/13

Genre Greats:

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Dogma Review and Opinion

2019/03/12

Dogma (1999)
Director: Kevin Smith

review by Steven Hampton

Certainly one of the most generically mixed up films I have ever seen, this lamely whimsical comedy fantasy is too confused to satisfy even the most undemanding viewer. It fails miserably as biblical apocalypse, road movie, counterculture satire and - whatever! The familiar characters of Jay

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Dog soldiers Review and Opinion

2019/03/11

Dog Soldiers (2002)
Director: Neil Marshall

review by Michael Lohr

This is a very entertaining, realistic horror movie about werewolves, the best one since John Landis' An American Werewolf in London. This movie marks a much-needed return to the traditional horror movie genre. Written and directed by Neil Marshall and co-produced by Christopher

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