Year after year, books continue to appear on the subject of British horror film and the ways in which they vary from US horror output. They can generally be summed up like this.
US Horror films – the great silents featuring Lon Chaney, the 1930s Universal cycle, 1950s SF leading to ‘The Fly’, ‘Wax Museum’ etc, [...]
Today is the launch of my tenth Bryant & May novel, not too shabby for a series I was told could never take off in a million years because it didn’t have enough sex and violence.
A charming, if alarming, review has appeared in the ever-excellent Crimetime by the equally excellent Barry Forshaw, author of the [...]
Turning out a cupboard to make space for yet more books, I came across this picture of myself and the estimable Barry Forshaw, author of The Encyclopedia of British Crime Writing and The Man Who Left Too Soon: The Biography of Stieg Larsson. Barry was going through his ‘Village People’ moustache phase, but then I [...]
…for they shall appear in January newspapers. In that spirit, here are a few things I liked from last year.
Films With The Words ‘District’ Or ‘Nine’ In
District 13: Ultimatum
Horror/ Fantasy Films
Let The Right One In
Orphan (for that twist)
The Imaginarium Of Dr Parnassus
Their Finest Hour And A Half – Lissa Evans
The Girl Who Kicked The [...]