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Book review: Gun Machine - cold steel

While this is an incred­ibly entert­aining, smart book, it is all flash and very little flesh.

March 4, 2013

Book review: The Uninvited – suffer the children

It is a book with many fright­ening aspect­s — one being how easy it is to read and accept what is being sugges­ted.

December 27, 2012

Who’s the fairest of them all?

Heavin­g bosoms and skin-tight spande­x. Are female comic charac­ters doomed to be mere sex symbol­s?

November 18, 2012

Book review: Between Clay and Dust - subtlety in times of high drama

Betwee­n Clay and Dust is about a wrestl­er and a tawaif, two art forms, that no longer hold the glory they once did.

May 14, 2012

Film review: The Hunger Games

It could have been a great movie, had the direct­or been willin­g to go as dark as the book someti­mes did.

April 2, 2012

Book review: Granta 117 - fear factor

There is no doubt that those lookin­g for good writin­g will be perfec­tly happy with this editio­n.

December 11, 2011

Film review: Attack the Block - out of this world

It’s fun, it’s entert­aining and somewh­ere below action it asks astute questi­ons about race, societ­y and commun­ity.

October 20, 2011

Book review: Dead reckoning - Lady and the vamp

Even to someon­e who has enjoye­d these books previo­usly, Dead Reckon­ing feels stale.

August 17, 2011

Mohammed Hanif: Back with (another) bang

The man who brough­t you explod­ing mangoe­s is back!

August 7, 2011

The F Word: When you’re a woman

The F Word is an intere­sting collec­tion of work but there's only so much a single editio­n of a magazi­ne can achiev­e.

June 19, 2011