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First Look: World War Z

When I read Max Brooks’ post-apocalyptic zombie novel World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War several years ago I was impressed. An entertaining, structurally daring and unorthodox novel, it heralded a new wave of zombie fiction. It … Continue reading

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War of the Worlds: Goliath Trailer

New trailer for the animated steam-punk sequel to H.G.Wells’ War of the Worlds — War of the Worlds: Goliath (US-2011; dir. Joe Pearson) Source: Quiet Earth via Avery Guerra

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The Real War of the Worlds?

One of the most influential novels in my personal development as both a writer and an obsessive SF/horror geek was H.G. Wells’ alien invasion classic War of the Worlds (1898) — a novel that created the template for such things. … Continue reading

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Another Imprecise Stab at Feeding the Gods

H.G. Wells’ brilliant genetic-manipulation novel, Food of the Gods, has been rather indifferently filmed over the years. The 1976 version by Mr B.I.G. (Bert I. Gordon) is, well, a Bert I. Gordon film. It’s set on a remote island off … Continue reading

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