It Doesn't Have To Be Right…

… it just has to sound plausible


– Graham Joyce in The Lyre #2, Summer 1993.
– Bruce Sterling in Interzone 221.
– David Wingrove in Interzone 234.
– Saladin Ahmed in Interzone 244.

book reviews
The Age of Zeus, James Lovegrove (Interzone 228)
The Bone Clocks, David Mitchell (Interzone 261)
Brain Thief, Alexander Jablokov (Interzone 226)
Broken Symmetries, Steve Redwood (Interzone 225)
The Caryatids, Bruce Sterling (Interzone< 221)
Conflicts, Ian Whates, ed. (Interzone 230)
Debris, Jo Anderton (Interzone 237)
Dark Orbit, Carolyn Ives Gilman (Interzone 259)
Edge of Dark, Brenda Cooper (Interzone 257)
Empress of Eternity, LE Modesitt Jr (Interzone 231)
Extreme Planets, David Konyers, David Kernot & Jeff Harris, eds. (Interzone 253)
The Flying Saucer, Bernard Newman (Interzone 232)
A Kill in the Morning, Graeme Shimmin (Interzone 254)
The Last Man Standing, Davide Longo (Interzone 242)
Lexicon Urthus, Second Edition, Michael Andre-Driussi (Interzone 219)
The New Space Opera 2, Gardner Dozois & Jonathan Strahan, eds. (Interzone 226)
Offworld, Robin Parrish (Interzone 223.
The Poison Throne, Celine Kiernan Interzone 227)
Robopocalypse, Daniel H Wilson (Interzone 236)
The Sand Men, Christopher Fowler (Interzone 262)
Seoul Survivors, Naomi Foyle (Interzone 247)
Skin, Ilka Tampke (Interzone 260)
Slade House, David Mitchell (Interzone 261)
Son of Heaven (Chung Kuo 1), David Wingrove (Interzone 234)
Songs of the Dying Earth, George RR Martin & Gardner Dozois, eds. (Interzone 238)
Starcombing, David Langford (Interzone 224)
Swords of Good Men, Snorri Kristjansson (Interzone 249)
Sylvow, Douglas Thompson (Interzone 233)
Template, Matthew Hughes (Interzone 218)
Three Parts Dead, Max Gladstone (Interzone 243)
Throne of the Crescent Moon, Saladin Ahmed (Interzone 244)
Touch, Claire North (Interzone 258)
Wonderbook, Jeff VanderMeer (Interzone 250)
Wool, Hugh Howey Interzone 246)
Europe in Autumn, Dave Hutchinson (Vector 279)
The Grasshopper’s Child, Gwyneth Jones (Vector 280)
Machine, Jennifer Pelland (Vector 271)
Starship Seasons, Eric Brown (Vector 274)
Yukikaze, Chōhei Kambayashi (Vector 264)

I reviewed a considerable number of books between 1988 and 1997 for the British Science Fiction Association – see here for a complete list.

I have also reviewed many books by women science fiction writers for SF Mistressworks – see here.

dvd reviews (videovista)
Age of the Dragons, Ryan Little (2011) – review here.
Ajami, Scandar Copti & Yaron Shani (2009) – review here.
Aliens From Outer Space, Bill Knell (2009) – review here.
Angel, François Ozon (2007) – review here.
Bad Day, Ian David Diaz (2008) – review here.
Barbarossa – Siege Lord, Renzo Martinelli (2009) – review here.
The Big Clock, John Farrow (1948) – review here.
Boy Meets Girl, ITV (2009) – review here.
Brooklyn’s Finest, Antoine Fuqua (2009) – review here.
Certified Copy, Abbas Kiorastami (2010) – review here.
Choose, Marcus Graves (2010) review here.
Crossing Over, Wayne Kramer (2009) – review here.
Dark and Stormy Night, Larry Blamire (2009) – review here.
The Discovery of Heaven, Jeroen Krabbé (2001) – review here.
District 13 – Ultimatum, Patrick Alessandrin (2009) – review here.
Fighter, Natasha Arthy (2007) – review here.
Fragments, Rowan Woods (2008) – review here.
Gentlemen Broncos, Jared Hess (2009) – review here.
Hatchet For The Honeymoon, Mario Bava (1970) – review here.
Heart Of Fire, Luigi Falorni (2008) – review here.
Hellbride, Pat Higgins (2007) – review here.
Hierro, Gabe Ibáñez (2009) – review here.
Homecoming, Morgan J Freeman (2009) – review here.
Hunter Prey, Sandy Collora (2009) – review here.
I Come With The Rain, Anh Hung Tran (2008) – review here.
I Know You Know, Justin Herrigan (2008) – review here.
The Informers, Gregor Jordan (2008) – review here.
Ink, Jamin Winans (2009) – review here.
The Interceptor, Konstantin Maximov (2009) – review here.
Jacqueline Hyde, Rolfe Kanesky (2005) – review here.
Journey to Promethea, Dan Garcia (2010) – review here.
The Keeper, Keoni Waxman (2009) – review here.
A Kind of Loving, Granada TV (1982) – review here.
Knowing, Alex Proyas (2008) – review here.
The Last Sentinel, Jesse V Johnson (2007) – review here.
Léon (director’s cut), Luc Besson (1994) – review here.
Lost In Austen, ITV (2008) – review here.
Maroc 7, Gerry O’Hara (1967) – review here
Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus, Jack Perez (2009) – review here.
Murdoch Mysteries Season 2, ITV (2009) – review here.
The Myth, Stanley Tong (2005) – review here.
Night Dragon, Tim Biddiscombe (2008) – review here.
Norwegian Ninja, Thomas Cappelen Malling (2010) – review here.
Psycho Beach Party, Robert Lee King (2000) – review here.
The Racket, John Cromwell (1951) – review here.
Repulsion, Roman Polanski (1965) review here.
The Secret In Their Eyes, Juan José Campanella (2009) – review here.
Secrets Of Sex, Antony Balch (1970) – review here.
The 7th Dimension, Brad Watson (2009) – review here.
Sordid Lives, Del Shores (2000) – review here.
Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning, Timmo Vuorensola (2005) – review here.
Star Fleet, London Weekend Television (1980) – review here.
Strip Nude For Your Killer, Andrea Briachi (1975) – review here.
The Survivor, David Hemmings (1981) – review here.
The Sword with No Name, Kim Yong-gyun (2009) review here.
They Flew Alone, Herbert Wilcox (1942) – review here.
Trafficked, Ciarán O’Connor (2004) – review here.
Travelling Man – The Complete Series, Granada TV (1984) – review here.
Valkyrie, Bryan Singer (2008) – review here.
Vexille, Fumihiko Sori (2007) – review here.
W., Oliver Stone (2008) – review here.
While the City Sleeps, Fritz Lang (1956) – review here.
Who Killed Teddy Bear, Joseph Cates (1965) – review here.
Zombies! Zombies! Zombies!, Jason Murphy (2008) – review here.

dvd reviews (the zone)
George And The Dragon, Tom Reeve (2004) – review here.
Outlander, Howard McCain (2008) – review here.
Walled In, Gilles Paquet-Brenner (2009) – review here.

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