Dave’s 100 Greatest Films – 92. Pitch Black

92 - Pitch Black Starring - Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser and Keith David Director - David Twohy Screenplay - Jim Wheat, Jen Wheat and David Twohy   It's inarguable that a lot of Pitch Black is derivative. The alien force of nature that can't be reasoned with, the mismatched band of shipwrecked people … Continue reading Dave’s 100 Greatest Films – 92. Pitch Black

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Dave’s 100 Greatest Films – 93. Bad Boys

93 - Bad Boys (1995) Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Tea Leoni, Tchéky Karyo, Teresa Randall and Joe Pantoliano Director: Michael Bay Screenplay: Michael Barrie, Jim Mulholland, Doug Richardson Michael Bay is not the most popular figure in modern cinema. To many he is the boogeyman of blockbuster film making. He has become the byword … Continue reading Dave’s 100 Greatest Films – 93. Bad Boys

Dave’s 100 Greatest Film – 96. Black Belt Jones

96. Black Belt Jones - 1974 Starring - Jim Kelly, Gloria Hendry, Scatman Crothers and Eric Laneuville Director - Robert Clouse Screenplay - Alexandra Rose, Fred Weintraub and Oscar Williams When I first watched Enter the Dragon the most striking performance aside from Bruce Lee was that of Jim Kelly as Williams. His combination of … Continue reading Dave’s 100 Greatest Film – 96. Black Belt Jones

Doctor Who Review – World Enough and Time/The Doctor Falls

Having been had a busy week after World Enough and Time was broadcast I was originally going to write separate reviews for it and The Doctor Falls but having watched the season finale I realised that it would be next to impossible to write a retroactive review of World Enough and Time as a lot … Continue reading Doctor Who Review – World Enough and Time/The Doctor Falls

Dave’s 100 Greatest Films – 100. The Phantom

100: The Phantom - 1996 Starring: Billy Zane, Kristy Swanson, Treat Williams and Caterine Zeta Jones Director: Simon Wincer Screenplay: Jeffrey Boam I love a good pulp adventure, there is something so simple yet enjoyable about them. Give me an all action hero, a dastardly villain and a herd of expendable henchmen and I am … Continue reading Dave’s 100 Greatest Films – 100. The Phantom

New Adam Roberts Novels Acquired by Gollancz

Gollancz have secured the worldwide rights to the Adam Roberts novel The Real-Town Murders and its untitled sequel.  Alma is a private detective in a near-future England, a country desperately trying to tempt people away from the delights of Shine, the immersive successor to the internet. But most people are happy to spend their lives plugged … Continue reading New Adam Roberts Novels Acquired by Gollancz