Happy World Book Day!


From Little Brown: “To celebrate the launch of our new horror writer, Christopher Ransom, we’re inviting UK & Ireland based horror scribes (aged 18+) to send [...]

IMPORTANT. Fantasycon contact address


Unfortunately, there seems to be a problem with the previously published email address for Fantasycon. In the interim, please use fantasycon2009@gmail.com — and this [...]

The Shawshank Redemption


Review by Gary Couzens At this time of year, the cinema trade press (Variety, Screen International etc) carry large adverts touting certain films for Oscar consideration. In [...]

Vault of Horror, Vol. 1


Review by Gary Couzens This series of three tapes gathers together the Tales From The Crypt cable TV series under the banner Vault of Horror. And a good idea it is, too. Each [...]

Killing Zoe


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 [...]

Vampire State Building, Unholy Collection


Review by Whispering John Carter This review of a five-track German Import Maxi CD was originally published in the January/February 1995 issue of the BFS Newsletter (Vol. 19, [...]

Heavenly Creatures


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 [...]



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


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 [...]
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