Unbound II: New Tales by Masters of Fantasy – various

Unbound II book cover

It feels a little churlish to be less than glowing in my praise of this book, given it comes from both personal and worthy aims. Editor, Shawn Speakman, intends this to be a companion piece to both Unbound, and Unfettered II. As well as profits going to help pay medical bills for authors in need, these … Continue reading Unbound II: New Tales by Masters of Fantasy – various

The Fabelmans (2022)

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Meet the Fabelmans - a slightly sanitised, rose-tinted-glasses version of director Steven Spielberg's family and young life. We start with young Sammy encountering the spectacle of the cinema for the first time, and watch it develop into an obsession - largely sparked by a need for control over nightmares. The movie will show young Stev- … Continue reading The Fabelmans (2022)

Deadly Ever After – Ben Aaronovitch

Deadly Ever After cover

When two of the river goddess Mama Thames' daughters, teenage twins Olympia and Chelsea, somewhat accidentally break a centuries-old enchantment, stories from a Victorian book of fairy tales start to seep out into the modern world with strange and potentially deadly consequences. The story that follows features only a cameo appearance from series main characters, … Continue reading Deadly Ever After – Ben Aaronovitch

The Menu (2022)

The Menu movie poster

It's not enough to just make really good food these days, there has to be a grand theatre to it - at least, for the 'hardcore foodies', critics, and incredibly rich types. Samples of each of these groups are about to travel to the incredibly exclusive, upmarket island restaurant, Hawthornes, where the chef (Ralph Fiennes) … Continue reading The Menu (2022)