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Movie Review: “Arrival”

Linguistics professor Dr Louise Banks (Amy Adams) finds herself at the centre of a worldwide panic when 12 mysterious alien crafts land on random...

We Have Always Been Here & Always Will Be: On the...

About an hour before the Hugo Awards shortlist was revealed, the book bloggers on my Twitter feed collectively braced themselves for what we all...

The Hugos, Sad Puppies and the Fallacy of the Apolitical

Smarter and more informed people than myself have written about the absolute embarrassment that is this year’s Hugo Awards shortlist, a noted contrast from...

We Watched The Delirium Pilot So You Don’t Have To

When Fox passed on a full series pick-up of the show Delirium, based on the YA dystopian trilogy by best-seller Lauren Oliver, it wasn’t...

Vox Day and the Hugos – Why We Should Just Say...

Trigger Warning: Racism, sexism, homophobia, rape apologism, some truly heinous stuff. Approach with caution. Today, the Hugo Award nominations were released. Given how strong a...

Movie Review: Divergent (2014)

Film: Divergent Director: Neil Burger Running Time: 139 min Release Date: March 21st, 2014 (USA) Starring: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet Plotline: In a world divided by factions...

Review: “Cress” by Marissa Meyer

Title: Cress Author: Marissa Meyer Release Date: February 5th 2013 Genre: Science Fiction Fairytale Young Adult Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Pages: 550 Hardcover Copy Origin: Bought What a ride. Meyer accomplishes...

How Not To Deal With Controversy: On The Hugo Awards &...

In 2006 during the Hugo Awards ceremony at WorldCon, acclaimed sci-fi writer Connie Willis was groped by author Harlan Ellison on stage. This isn’t...

Review: Ghost City by Madeline Claire Franklin

Title: Ghost City Author: Madeline Claire Franklin Genre: Post-Apocalyptic Young Adult Publisher: Self-published Pages: 326 Paperback Copy Origin: Copy provided by author If you want an example of excellency in...

Review: Tin Star by Cecil Castelucci

On their way to start a new life, Tula and her family travel on the Prairie Rose, a colony ship headed to a planet...