Lucy dir. by
Lucy dir. Luc Besson

Lucy’s new boyfriend is trying to persuade her to deliver a briefcase for him. It’s a simple job and she’ll […]

The Far Country by
The Far Country by Nevil Shute

In Australia Jane and Jack Dorman own a prosperous sheep farm, or station. For the past few years most of […]

The Expendables 3 dir. by
Expendables 3 dir. Patrick Hughes

So once upon a time Sylvester Stallone thought it would be a great idea to get a load of 80s […]

God’s War by
God's War by Kameron Hurley

Bel Dame Apocrypha #1 Originally read August 2011 – Reread August 2014 Okay, this book seriously rewards a reread. I […]

Beautiful Joe by
Beautiful Joe by Marshall Saunders

Available on Gutenberg Beautiful Joe is the story of a dog, a mongrel whose first owner abused him, going so […]

Skin Hunger by
Skin Hunger by Kathleen Duey

A resurrection of magic ; book 1 Sadima’s mother died in her birthing. The magician paid to help did no […]

Guardians of the Galaxy [based on comics] by ,
dir. by
Guardians of the Galaxy dir. James Gunn

Twenty six years after the death of his mother, and twenty six years after he was abducted by aliens, Peter […]

One Salt Sea by
One Salt Sea by Seanan McGuire

An October Daye Novel ; 5. Generalised spoiler warning in effect for the first four books, because, well obviously. Toby […]

The Martian by
The Martian by Andy Weir

Mark Watney is a botanist and engineer assigned to the Ares programme, one of the very few who gets to […]

Hercules [based on the comic] by
dir. by
Hercules dir. Brett Ratnor

Is Hercules the son of Zeus or is he just a man? This film takes a more realistic1 interpretation of […]

Dawn of the Planet of the apes dir. by
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes dir. Matt Reeves

The sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes1 and if you’ll recall at the end of Rise the […]

The Grinnell Method by

Published – Strange Horizons, Sept 2012. Available to read online here. In 1943 ornithologist Barbara Kenney comes to observe the […]