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REVIEW: Ad Eternum by Elizabeth Bear

REVIEW SUMMARY: An accidental dip into the New Amsterdam series that turned into a pleasant discovery. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: A wampyr returns to an alternate history New [...]

May 8, 2012 // 3 Comments

REVIEW: Kell’s Legend by Andy Remic

Kell is a retired warrior of legend, suffering from arthritis and the sluggishness of age, until a bloodthirsty army descends upon his town to lay destruction. He takes up his dreaded butterfly axe named: Ilanna, to do battle. Fleeing an enemy that proves too strong, Kell sets out with some lone survivors, on a journey that becomes nearly forgotten amidst an onslaught of horror and bloodshed that unfolds in their path. [...]

January 10, 2011 // 2 Comments

MOVIE REVIEW: Let Me In (2010)

If Let Me In were the only extant adaptation of John Ajvide Lindqvist's engaging if occasionally scattershot novel, one might more easily praise Matt Reeves's follow up to his engaging if occasionally scattershot first picture Cloverfield. But because Let Me In is in fact a remake of Tomas Alfredson's Let the Right One In, and because Alfredson's film is so beloved by its audience (including Reeves, who in my recent discussion with him dubbed the movie a masterpiece), objective criticism eludes this critic. [...]

October 1, 2010 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 10/6/09

Interviews & Profiles: @Apocalypse Now: Adam Rapp (Ball Peen Hammer). @Bibliophile Stalker: Tor.com’s Pablo Defendini. @SCI FI Wire, Paul Di Filippo asks: Do [...]

October 6, 2009 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 9/18/09

Interviews and Profiles: Here’s a video interview with Charles Coleman Finlay (The Patriot Witch) @Rescued By Nerds: Jeff Somers (The Eternal Prison). @Fantasy [...]

September 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 9/9/09

The super-reclusive (and pseudonymous) John Twelve Hawks needs your help to represent him at book readings for his latest book, The Golden City. @Marooned: “Science [...]

September 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 9/7/09

The Examiner lists Top 10 SciFi/Fantasy movies coming this Fall. Included is the premise for the new Rambo film, which involves technologically-enhanced soldiers. [...]

September 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

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