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Review: The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

The Bone Clocks consists of six linked novellas chronicling the life of one woman, Holly Sykes, from rebellious teenager in 1984, to grandmother in 2043. Each novella is narrated in the first person present tense, but only the opening and closing sections are see directly through Holly’s eyes. In the other four sections she is a character in someone else's story. It is a strong framework on which to build a novel. Unfortunately Holly is not herself a particularly interesting person

Time Out’s ‘100 Best Sci-Fi Films’

This week the UK London listings and entertainment guide Time Out published part of an on-going series of genre by genre features on the 100 Best Films. The current one is ‘The 100 best sci-fi movies’. Gary Dalkin takes a look...

Cloud Atlas, Skyfall and the McDonaldization of Hollywood

Gary Dalkin reviews Cloud Atlas and Skyfall and talks about the homogenization of American cinema.

Book Review: Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

Review of Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell, focusing on prose and creativity in plot.

Review – Mr Nobody (the best film you’ve never heard of)

The full 158 minute director’s cut is simply one of the best films I have ever seen.

Review: Cloud Atlas

Movie Review: “Cloud Atlas,” written and directed by Tom Twyker and the Wachowski siblings, Andy and Lana, from the book by David Mitchell. Before...

ASM Blog Horde Interview with Daniel M. Kimmel

Welcome to the Amazing Stories BLOG HORDE INTERVIEWS! The ASM Blog Horde is a diverse and wonderful species. I have the privilege of talking with all...

Cloud Atlas Shrugged – or let the Skyfall

On Monday Skyfall was released on Blu-ray and DVD in the UK. Tomorrow Cloud Atlas will open in UK cinemas. Two films, poles apart....