Killing Zoe

March 4, 2009

Review by Gary Couzens Zed (Eric Stoltz), an expert safecracker, arrives in Paris to help his childhood friend Eric (Jean-Hughes Anglade) pull off a bank robbery. Offered [...]

Heavenly Creatures

March 4, 2009

Review by Gary Couzens In 1953 New Zealand, plain Pauline Parker (Melanie Lynskey) meets in school the beautiful, patrician English Juliet Hulme (Kate Winslet). The two girls [...]


March 4, 2009

Review by Gary Couzens 1993: Following the discovery of time travel, the US government sets up a police force to prevent abuse of the new technology. 1994: Leading timecop [...]

Star Trek: Generations

March 4, 2009

Review by Gary Couzens The maiden voyage of the new Enterprise and the retired Kirk, Scott and Chekov are honoured guests. However, they receive a distress signal from two [...]

Beyond Bedlam (d. Vadim Jean)

March 3, 2009

Review by Matt Williams This review was originally published in the January/February 1995 issue of the BFS Newsletter (Vol. 19, No. [...]

Half-Life in live action

February 21, 2009

Half-Life 2 has been a huge influence on fantasy film-making in recent years: everything from Children of Men to Cloverfield has borrowed liberally from Valve’s [...]

Who won’t be watching the Watchmen?

February 20, 2009

A detailed analysis of Bookscan numbers by Brian Hibbs over on Comic Book Resources shows Watchmen, by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, to have sold in amazing quantities [...]

Graham Joyce Writing for Doom 4

January 22, 2009

The gut response of many gamers to the news that a writer has been hired to work on Doom 4? Quite possibly that the project’s already going in the wrong direction! If [...]

The Prisoner passes away

January 14, 2009

Patrick McGoohan, the Emmy award-winning actor who created and starred in 1960s TV show The Prisoner, has died at the age of 80. Read more. [...]

Fable II

January 11, 2009

Review by Stephen Theaker Fable II is an action role-playing game set in the medieval fantasy world of Albion. It welds the simple action of a game like Viking: Battle for [...]
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