There are many challenges to the suspension of one’s disbelief in the disreputable arts: wonky digital art; rubber suits; foolish decisions; uncertain physics; unlikely biology. But it has seemed improbable that Timothy Dalton’s hotness should ever be an obstacle to the suspension of disbelief. Still, it has happened. […]
The Internet Archive has 171 issues of Doctor Who Magazine, covering 1981 through 1991. Interviews! Comics with art by Dave Gibbons! Occasionally cantankerous fan letters! “The Gallifrey Guardian!” “FREE GIANT POSTER!”
Angelica Jade Bastién writes about Killing Eve as Bluebeard at Vulture. “Killing Eve is deeply indebted to film noir, a genre whose backbone is the ways people lose their soul in the face of desire — from the stories of lone stylish assassins (Le Samouraï) to femme-fatale-led worlds […]
SF/F Editor Keith Allison is engaged in a top secret mission abroad, so this month we’ll be sharing his meditation on folk horror and Penda’s Fen. ~~~ Mentally unpacking Penda’s Fen, a 1974 entry in the BBC’s “Plays for Today” series of television movies tackling controversial subjects often […]
BBC Radio 4 presents a multi-episode adaptation of H. P. Lovecraft’s “The Case of Charles Dexter Ward.”
Enjoy a pleasant chill as Christopher Lee recounts the ghost stories M. R. James as M. R. James himself in this series of tales from the BBC.