Film/TV/Audio

Blood: the Last Vampire

November 14, 2009

Review by Stephen Theaker Tokyo, 1970: army brat Alice McKee (Allison Miller) is attacked in the school gym by two demonic classmates, but she’s rescued by new girl [...]

Silent Night, Deadly Night

November 13, 2009

Review by Stephen Theaker A 1984 film out on DVD just in time for Christmas, this anticipates the recent Halloween remake in showing just why Billy’s so bad. Taken to [...]

Kim Newman presents: Dracula AD 1972!

October 6, 2009

Kim Newman will be introducing a screening of DRACULA AD 1972 at the Little Theatre Cinema in Bath this Friday (October 9) at 7.30pm as part of FROM OUT OF THE SHADOWS, an [...]

Warehouse 13 (Pilot)

September 2, 2009

Review by Stephen Theaker Warehouse 13 is reminiscent of the much-lamented Middleman (which apart from the odd clip on YouTube is only available to UK viewers on import DVD, [...]

The Quest of Dick & Dom (CBBC)

July 19, 2009

Review by Stephen Theaker Plague ravages the kingdom. Two accident-prone princes drop the antidote and are sent on a quest to find more. A wizard and a saucy lady thief [...]

Being Human (BBC3)

July 19, 2009

Review by Stephen Theaker A devilishly handsome vampire, a socially awkward werewolf and a heartbroken ghost share a house, but despite the set-up this isn’t a sitcom, [...]

Who Wants to Be a Superhero? (BBC2)

July 19, 2009

Review by Stephen Theaker I cry pretty easily at films and TV programmes, but you’re probably made of sterner stuff. You probably didn’t cry when Buffy said [...]

Supernatural, Season 4

July 19, 2009

This year the boys got caught in the middle of a big battle between good and evil – and for that matter between good and good, and evil and evil! All hell is literally [...]

Primeval, Season 3

July 19, 2009

Primeval has always been entertaining and pacy, each season finding a new wrinkle to its premise, keeping things fresh and gradually improving without losing what’s [...]
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