Review – Blackwing

Blackwing Author: Ed McDonald Publisher: Gollancz RRP: £12.99 Released: 27th July If you have even a remote interest in fantasy fiction then there is a good chance that you have seen the title Blackwing being bandied about somewhere. The Gollancz publicity department have thrown the full force of their hype machine enthusiastically behind it. They … Continue reading Review – Blackwing

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Dave’s 100 Greatest Films – 99. The Three Musketeers 

99. The Three Musketeers - 1973 Director: Richard Lester Starring; Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain, Michael York, Frank Finaly, Faye Dunaway and Charlton Heston Screenplay: George MacDonald Fraser As #100 on the list reflects my love of pulp adventures so this choice is indicative of my love of a good swashbuckling romp. Indeed this … Continue reading Dave’s 100 Greatest Films – 99. The Three Musketeers 

The Casting of a New Doctor Has Never Been a Surprise, Nor Should It Be.

So we're entering peak silly season for Doctor Who. The new Doctor has been cast and tomorrow it is going to be announced on the BBC straight after the Wimbledon men's final. There are a huge amount of fans currently losing their shit about at least one aspect of these events, usually several. If there … Continue reading The Casting of a New Doctor Has Never Been a Surprise, Nor Should It Be.

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