A review of Kenneth Brannagh’s adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express. Published at Ferretbrain.
I have another article up on Ferretbrain – What Kind of Park *is* This, a review of the film Westworld.
Once Upon an Apocalypse passed on my submission, although it got into the final ten in the slush pile. May have to retire that story for a little while, as fairytale/zombie mashups aren’t to everyone’s taste.
My At Year’s End sub is through the first hurdle and apparently with a panel of readers. Fingers crossed 🙂
Also, I’m sucking at NaNoWriMo this year.
I forgot to link to this one at the time:
Where Eagles Dare, hosted by FerretBrain. Clint Eastwood kills a shitload of Nazis and Richard Burton grapples with spies on a cablecar.
I muse on why I love Matthew Reilly’s trashy thrillers, and why I really shouldn’t. Published at FerretBrain.
A review of the BBC TV series on conservation. Featuring Mark Carwardine and Steven Fry, it retreads the territory of the Douglas Adams/Mark Carwardine trip of the 1980s.
Published by FerretBrain in November 2009.
Philip Pullman writes a mini-book about Lee Scoresby using Western tropes. I was always going to like this one.
Published at FerretBrain, October 2009.
This is a review hosted at FerretBrain enthusing about The Hunt for Gollum, a forty minute Lord of the Rings fan-film that’s available for free online. Set pre-LOTR, it’s an impressively well-made film that follows Aragorn’s attempt to bring Gollum back to Gandalf for questioning.
A review of the graphic novel Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere, outlining a couple of problems I had with it. Published at FerretBrain .
A FerretBrain review of the graphic novel Pride of Baghdad, gushing over the art and questioning the writing.