The X-Files (1993) – Pilot, and Deep Throat

10 September, 1993. Man, that feels like a long time ago, despite the fact that my mind tells me that the 80s were only a couple of years ago. Weird. Sounds like an x-file. Much like my watching of Star Trek, tons has been written by other fans and critics about Chris Carter’s creation, so…

The Black Hole (1979) – Alan Dean Foster

I remember having this novel as a child. In fact, the soundtrack, the first recorded digitally, was one of the first albums I ever bought with my own money as a child. The film has been a favourite of mine for some time, flaws and all, so when I came cross the novel at a…

Alien Abduction (2014) – Matty Beckerman

  The found footage genre is packed full of material at this point, and it’s probably not going anywhere for a while, just like ‘reality’ television, I think we’ll be stuck with it.┬áSo when this one popped up on my Netflix recommendations, I knew, at some point, I’d get around to watching it. For the…