Review of Wonder Woman

Fans like me had wanted a Wonder Woman movie for years, but despite the character’s popularity the false narrative that a female-led superhero movie would fail to attract moviegoers kept her off the big screen. Fortunately, the success of The Hunger Games led DC/Warner to shoehorn Wonder Woman into Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, […]

Dave Hutchinson interviewed by Tom Hunter at BSFA 28.06.17

Any writing career has its highs and lows; literally in Dave Hutchinson’s case, when following unemployment after graduating from Nottingham with a degree in American Studies he applied to be an air traffic controller. He credits the absence of planes falling from sky to the fact he didn’t get the job, but it’s intriguing he […]

Unsung Live 4: 16.08.16

Like Led Zeppelin albums, Unsung Stories’ spoken word evenings are individually numbered, adding to the unique sense of each. Tonight’s intersection of fact and fantasy was the observation by regular MC George Sandison that today was Diana Wynne Jones’s birthday. Jones, who was at Oxford when CS Lewis and JRR Tolkien were lecturing there, is […]

Jeff Noon: Ghost of the Machine

  Jeff Noon Interview by Gerard Earley at BSFA 27 January 2016 In the early 1990s, aspiring playwright Jeff Noon was working in the SF section of Waterstones in Manchester when he came across a non-fiction book detailing the technical aspects of virtual reality, a concept that had been explored with dazzling panache by William […]